The cheapest times to fly from LAX to AKL are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 30th to June 17th
  • August 20th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 AKL is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1679 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $830 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $844 to $1305 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $830. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1474. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $644 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $927 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to AKL flight.

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

LAX to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to AKL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AKL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Auckland, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (6%) 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 $960. Return trip prices are from the AKL 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 AKL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean Air, LATAM, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6515 miles or 10485 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to AKL flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from LAX to AKL.


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 AKL
Destination airport name Auckland International Airport
City Auckland
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37
Longitude 174.8


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