The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CJC are
- April 2nd to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
- May 7th to June 17th
- August 6th 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 CJC is late September. Prices can be as high as $1869 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $949 for Monday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Calama
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Calama (CJC) will usually cost between $958 to $1240 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $950. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $578 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1068 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to CJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to CJC 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 $0.13, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CJC, 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 $69 (6%) 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 $1048. Return trip prices are from the CJC to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX to CJC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking LAX to CJC
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 CJC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $711
- Average savings: $357 (33.43%)
- Price for both tickets: $981
- Average savings: $87 (8.15%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to CJC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from El Loa Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5077 miles or 8171 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to CJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CJC flight is about 10 hour 7 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Calama?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LAX to CJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||El Loa Airport|
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