The cheapest times to fly from IPL to LAX are

  • July 23rd to February 25th

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 IPL to LAX is mid February. Prices can be as high as $135 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $115 for Wednesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from El Centro, CA (IPL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $115 to $135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $115. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $125 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IPL to LAX flight.

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

IPL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IPL to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from El Centro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $15 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $115. Return trip prices are from the LAX to IPL 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 IPL to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Mokulele Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southern Airways Express, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 180 miles or 290 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IPL to LAX flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between El Centro, CA and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from IPL to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIPL
Origination airport nameImperial County Airport
CityEl Centro, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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