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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ALB are

  • August 13th to November 18th
  • early December
  • December 24th to March 4th

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 ALB is early November. Prices can be as high as $1118 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $329 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $362 to $674 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $369. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $440 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ALB flight.

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

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LAX to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ALB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays 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 $136 (25%) 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 $410. Return trip prices are from the ALB to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to ALB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 41.59% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BOS flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 31.59% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 32.95% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, NH

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 14.77% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to MHT flights

Destination alternative #5: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 31.14% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to EWR flights

Destination alternative #6: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 13.30% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HPN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2462 miles or 3962 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ALB flight is about 5 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 100 available flights from LAX to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeALB
Destination airport nameAlbany International Airport
CityAlbany, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.7
Longitude-73.8

 

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