The cheapest times to fly from LAX to DLI are

  • February 5th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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 DLI is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $1949 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $720 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Dalat

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Da Lat (DLI) will usually cost between $738 to $1455 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $738. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1715. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $977 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $900 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to DLI flight.

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

LAX to DLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to DLI flight is cheaper than 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DLI, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dalat, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (8%) 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 $893. Return trip prices are from the DLI 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 DLI 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 26 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 DLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 26.67% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SGN flights

Destination alternative #2: Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 8.44% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CXR flights


Flight Hacking LAX to DLI

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 DLI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ho Chi Minh City (LAX > SGN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $149 (16.56%)

See LAX to SGN flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (LAX > BKK > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $111 (12.33%)

See LAX to BKK flights

Hack #3: Hanoi (LAX > HAN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $46 (5.11%)

See LAX to HAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, EVA Air, Korean Air, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8031 miles or 12925 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to DLI flight is about 15 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Da Lat?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from LAX to DLI.


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 DLI
Destination airport name Lienkhang Airport
City Da Lat
Country Vietnam
Latitude 11.7
Longitude 108.4


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