The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ADL are

  • February 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of April 16th and May 7th)
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 22nd 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 LAX to ADL is early September. Prices can be as high as $2013 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $783 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Adelaide

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Adelaide (ADL) will usually cost between $961 to $1534 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 $934. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1780. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $846 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1087 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ADL flight.

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

LAX to ADL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ADL flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 fly to ADL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Adelaide, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $109 (9%) 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 $1102. Return trip prices are from the ADL to LAX 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 LAX to ADL 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to ADL

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 LAX to ADL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (LAX > MEL > ADL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1055
  • Average savings: $33 (2.99%)

See LAX to MEL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (LAX > SYD > ADL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $19 (1.7%)

See LAX to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8170 miles or 13148 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ADL flight is about 15 hour 41 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from LAX to ADL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code ADL
Destination airport name Adelaide International Airport
City Adelaide
Country Australia
Latitude -34.9
Longitude 138.5


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