The cheapest times to fly from LAX to FOR are

  • March 5th to May 6th
  • July 30th 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 FOR is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $2428 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $727 for Wednesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Fortaleza

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Fortaleza (FOR) will usually cost between $735 to $1981 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $738. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2001. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1264 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1102 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to FOR flight.

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

LAX to FOR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to FOR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FOR, and Thursday 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 $104 (8%) 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 $1123. Return trip prices are from the FOR 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 FOR 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 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to FOR

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 FOR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (LAX > MIA > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $822
  • Average savings: $281 (25.45%)

See LAX to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (LAX > MCO > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $223 (20.19%)

See LAX to MCO flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (LAX > ORD > FOR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $42 (3.77%)

See LAX to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5786 miles or 9312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to FOR flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 123 available flights from LAX to FOR.


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 FOR
Destination airport name Pinto Martins International Airport
City Fortaleza
Country Brazil
Latitude -3.8
Longitude -38.5


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