The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CCU are

  • January 8th to April 15th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • September 3rd to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 CCU is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1659 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $860 for Monday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Kolkata

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Kolkata (CCU) will usually cost between $874 to $1437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $919. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $650 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $999 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CCU flight.

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

LAX to CCU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to CCU flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CCU, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kolkata, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $252 (18%) 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 $988. Return trip prices are from the CCU 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 CCU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 39 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 CCU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) in Dhaka

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from CCU
  • Usually 4.85% less expensive than CCU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DAC flights


Flight Hacking LAX to CCU

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 CCU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (LAX > BKK > CCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $176 (17.62%)

See LAX to BKK flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (LAX > KUL > CCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $891
  • Average savings: $108 (10.81%)

See LAX to KUL flights

Hack #3: Delhi (LAX > DEL > CCU)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $61 (6.06%)

See LAX to DEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Air Macau, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, Biman, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Vistara, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8145 miles or 13108 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CCU flight is about 15 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from LAX to CCU.


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 CCU
Destination airport name Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
City Kolkata
Country India
Latitude 22.7
Longitude 88.4


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