The cheapest times to fly from KTM to LAX are

  • August 20th to April 15th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, October 29th, December 3rd, December 10th, January 1st, January 8th, and February 12th)

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 KTM to LAX is early September. Prices can be as high as $1218 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $842 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Kathmandu (KTM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $939 to $1124 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $937. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1150. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KTM to LAX flight.

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

KTM to LAX Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Kathmandu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $63 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1013. Return trip prices are from the LAX to KTM 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 KTM 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 15 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Chengdu (KTM > CTU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $97 (9.2%)

See KTM to CAN flights

Hack #2: Guangzhou (KTM > CAN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $49 (4.67%)

See KTM to CTU flights

Hack #3: Kunming (KTM > KMG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1045
  • Average savings: $4 (0.38%)

See KTM to KMG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 42 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Nepal Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7901 miles or 12715 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KTM to LAX flight is about 15 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from KTM to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KTM
Origination airport name Tribhuvan International Airport
City Kathmandu
Country Nepal
Latitude 27.7
Longitude 85.4

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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