The cheapest times to fly from HOB to LAX are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • June 18th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 HOB to LAX is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $886 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $317 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Hobbs, NM (HOB) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $327 to $640 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $359. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $599. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $239 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $437 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOB to LAX flight.

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

HOB to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOB to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hobbs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into HOB. 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 $126 (24%) 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 $382. Return trip prices are from the LAX to HOB 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 HOB to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Lea County Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 880 miles or 1416 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOB to LAX flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Hobbs, NM and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from HOB to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HOB
Origination airport name Lea County Regional Airport
City Hobbs, NM
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -103.2

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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