The cheapest times to fly from KCH to LAX are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • May 28th to July 22nd (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 29th 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 KCH to LAX is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $5096 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $1239 for Wednesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Kuching (KCH) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1299 to $3359 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $1623. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $3123. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1500 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2066 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KCH to LAX flight.

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

KCH to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KCH to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kuching. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into KCH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Kuching. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $6315 (44%) 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 $1923. Return trip prices are from the LAX to KCH 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 KCH 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 16 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Singapore (KCH > SIN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $1258 (60.89%)

See KCH to KUL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $1237 (59.87%)

See KCH to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $893
  • Average savings: $1173 (56.78%)

See KCH to PEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8439 miles or 13581 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KCH to LAX flight is about 16 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuching and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from KCH to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KCH
Origination airport name Kuching International Airport
City Kuching
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.5
Longitude 110.3

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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