The cheapest times to fly from JHB to LAX are

  • February 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • 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 JHB to LAX is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2290 for Thursday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1276 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1276 to $1730 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1717. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $441 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to LAX flight.

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

JHB to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Johor Bahru. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into JHB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Johor Bahru. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2596 (37%) 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 $1294. Return trip prices are from the LAX to JHB 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 JHB to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JHB 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 JHB to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guangzhou (JHB > CAN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $537 (40.46%)

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Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (JHB > KUL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $534 (40.29%)

See JHB to CAN flights

Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (JHB > PEN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $857
  • Average savings: $469 (35.37%)

See JHB to PEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8762 miles or 14101 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JHB to LAX flight is about 16 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from JHB to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JHB
Origination airport name Senai International Airport
City Johor Bahru
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.6
Longitude 103.7

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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