The cheapest times to fly from LAX to CUZ are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • 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 CUZ is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1394 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $740 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Cusco

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Cusco (CUZ) will usually cost between $744 to $1026 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $741. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1203. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $828 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to CUZ flight.

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

LAX to CUZ Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $128 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $824. Return trip prices are from the CUZ 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 CUZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to CUZ

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 CUZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (LAX > LIM > CUZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $586
  • Average savings: $242 (29.25%)

See LAX to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Peruvian, Sky Airline, United, Viva Air, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4481 miles or 7211 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to CUZ flight is about 9 hour 3 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from LAX to CUZ.


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 CUZ
Destination airport name Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City Cusco
Country Peru
Latitude -13.5
Longitude -71.9


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