The cheapest times to fly from LAX to BKO are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 BKO is early March. Prices can be as high as $2810 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1249 for Monday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Bamako

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Bamako (BKO) will usually cost between $1251 to $2582 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2114. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $834 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1393 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to BKO flight.

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

LAX to BKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to BKO 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 $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BKO, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays 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 $689 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1335. Return trip prices are from the BKO 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 BKO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to BKO

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 BKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (LAX > CDG > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $422 (30.26%)

See LAX to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (LAX > ORY > BKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1154
  • Average savings: $240 (17.19%)

See LAX to ORY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, American, British Airways, Corsair, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Royal Air Maroc, South African, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6861 miles or 11042 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to BKO flight is about 13 hour 20 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LAX to BKO.


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 BKO
Destination airport name Modibo Keita Airport
City Bamako
Country Mali
Latitude 12.5
Longitude -7.9


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