The cheapest times to fly from KIX to LAX are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 KIX to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1340 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $536 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Osaka (KIX) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $543 to $1005 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1140. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $752 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIX to LAX flight.

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

KIX to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIX to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $92 (10%) 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 $754. Return trip prices are from the LAX to KIX 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 KIX to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Shanghai (KIX > PVG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $33 (4.39%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air Seoul, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jeju Air, Jetstar, Jin Air, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Spring, THAI, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5729 miles or 9220 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIX to LAX flight is about 11 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from KIX to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKIX
Origination airport nameKansai International Airport

Return Airport

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


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