The cheapest times to fly from LAX to BAX are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • September 10th to December 16th

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 BAX is early December. Prices can be as high as $2398 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1078 for Thursday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Barnaul

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Barnaul (BAX) will usually cost between $1078 to $1968 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1088. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2217. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1223 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to BAX flight.

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

LAX to BAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to BAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Barnaul, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $61 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1301. Return trip prices are from the BAX 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 BAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 15 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 BAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tolmachevo Airport (OVB) in Novosibirsk

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from BAX
  • Usually 10.87% less expensive than BAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to OVB flights

Destination alternative #2: Spichenkovo Airport (NOZ) in Novokuznetsk

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from BAX
  • Usually 0.33% less expensive than BAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to NOZ flights


Flight Hacking LAX to BAX

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 BAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (LAX > DME > BAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $864
  • Average savings: $359 (29.35%)

See LAX to DME flights

Hack #2: Moscow (LAX > SVO > BAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $963
  • Average savings: $260 (21.26%)

See LAX to SVO flights

Hack #3: St. Petersburg (LAX > LED > BAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1002
  • Average savings: $222 (18.11%)

See LAX to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, S7, SAS, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6261 miles or 10076 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to BAX flight is about 12 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from LAX to BAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBAX
Destination airport nameMikhaylovka Airport


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