The cheapest times to fly from LAX to FAO are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • September 3rd to December 16th

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 FAO is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1414 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $505 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Faro

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Faro (FAO) will usually cost between $565 to $1214 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $571. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1203. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $632 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $929 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to FAO flight.

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

LAX to FAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to FAO 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FAO, and Thursday 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 $102 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $906. Return trip prices are from the FAO 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 FAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 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 FAO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lisboa Airport (LIS) in Lisbon

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from FAO
  • Usually 19.97% less expensive than FAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to LIS flights


Flight Hacking LAX to FAO

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 FAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (LAX > LGW > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $556
  • Average savings: $373 (40.15%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $578
  • Average savings: $351 (37.78%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (LAX > LHR > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $607
  • Average savings: $323 (34.71%)

See LAX to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 44 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, easyJet, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, SAS, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5802 miles or 9337 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to FAO flight is about 11 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LAX to FAO.


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 FAO
Destination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -8


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