The cheapest times to fly from LAX to AUS are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 17th)

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 AUS is late January. Prices can be as high as $664 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $117 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Austin

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Austin, TX (AUS) will usually cost between $120 to $308 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $126. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $297. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $172 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $202 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to AUS flight.

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

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LAX to AUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to AUS 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 $0.1, 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 $76 (31%) 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 $170. Return trip prices are from the AUS to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to AUS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Austin – Bergstrom International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1239 miles or 1994 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to AUS flight is about 3 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from LAX to AUS.


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 AUS
Destination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to AUS tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AUS heading for LAX about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Austin, TX is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 9 minutes late
  • Delta: 12 minutes late
  • American: 25 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 2 minutes late
  • Spirit: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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