The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CAN are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • August 13th 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 CAN is early September. Prices can be as high as $1156 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $360 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $368 to $1057 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $365. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1117. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $752 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $599 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CAN flight.

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

LAX to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to CAN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays 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 $75 (11%) 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 $602. Return trip prices are from the CAN 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 CAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 58 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 10.93% less expensive than CAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Bao’an International Airport (SZX) in Shenzhen

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 5.68% less expensive than CAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SZX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7218 miles or 11616 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CAN flight is about 13 hour 58 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 115 available flights from LAX to CAN.


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 CAN
Destination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3


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