The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ASP are

  • January 22nd to May 6th
  • August 6th to September 9th
  • October 15th 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 ASP is early November. Prices can be as high as $4575 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1211 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Alice Springs

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Alice Springs (ASP) will usually cost between $1391 to $2232 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 $1405. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2750. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1345 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1591 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ASP flight.

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

LAX to ASP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ASP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Alice Springs, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $235 (13%) 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 $1482. Return trip prices are from the ASP 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 ASP 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to ASP

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 ASP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (LAX > SYD > ASP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1386
  • Average savings: $206 (12.92%)

See LAX to SYD flights

Hack #2: Melbourne (LAX > MEL > ASP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1386
  • Average savings: $205 (12.88%)

See LAX to MEL flights

Hack #3: Adelaide (LAX > ADL > ASP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1403
  • Average savings: $189 (11.85%)

See LAX to ADL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8092 miles or 13023 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ASP flight is about 15 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Alice Springs?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from LAX to ASP.


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 ASP
Destination airport name Alice Springs Airport
City Alice Springs
Country Australia
Latitude -23.8
Longitude 133.9


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