The cheapest times to fly from HDN to LAX are

  • April 16th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • October 15th to November 11th
  • December 24th to April 1st (except the week of January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HDN to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $825 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $470 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Hayden, CO (HDN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $515 to $654 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $513. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $667. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $566 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HDN to LAX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HDN to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HDN to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HDN to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hayden. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $554. Return trip prices are from the LAX to HDN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HDN to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from HDN to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.65% less expensive than LAX
  • Nonstop flights available

See HDN to SAN flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 0.35% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See HDN to SNA flights


Flight Hacking HDN to LAX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HDN to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denver, CO (HDN > DEN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $16 (2.83%)

See HDN to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HDN to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Yampa Valley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 763 miles or 1228 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HDN to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HDN to LAX flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Hayden, CO and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from HDN to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HDN
Origination airport name Yampa Valley Airport
City Hayden, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -107.2

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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