The cheapest times to fly from LAX to BBA are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 19th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the week of September 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 BBA is early October. Prices can be as high as $1890 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1084 for Sunday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Balmaceda

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Balmaceda (BBA) will usually cost between $1093 to $1276 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1105. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $385 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1145 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to BBA flight.

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

LAX to BBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to BBA 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BBA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Balmaceda, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $31 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1159. Return trip prices are from the BBA 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 BBA 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 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to BBA

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 BBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Santiago (LAX > SCL > BBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $160 (13.93%)

See LAX to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6239 miles or 10041 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to BBA flight is about 12 hour 13 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LAX to BBA.


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 BBA
Destination airport name Balmaceda Airport
City Balmaceda
Country Chile
Latitude -45.9
Longitude -71.7


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