The cheapest times to fly from LAX to HDS are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the weeks of January 22nd, April 2nd, and April 9th)
  • September 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)
  • November 26th 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 HDS is mid March. Prices can be as high as $4025 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1143 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Hoedspruit

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Hoedspruit (HDS) will usually cost between $1186 to $2700 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1254. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2862. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1608 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1629 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to HDS flight.

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

LAX to HDS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to HDS flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than 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

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 $383 (19%) 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 $1641. Return trip prices are from the HDS 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 HDS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 51 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 HDS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) in Nelspruit

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from HDS
  • Usually 6.82% less expensive than HDS
  • 2-layover flights available

See LAX to MQP flights


Flight Hacking LAX to HDS

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 HDS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (LAX > JNB > HDS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1181
  • Average savings: $447 (27.46%)

See LAX to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LAX > JFK > HDS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1439
  • Average savings: $190 (11.67%)

See LAX to JFK flights

Hack #3: Cape Town (LAX > CPT > HDS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1494
  • Average savings: $135 (8.29%)

See LAX to CPT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10479 miles or 16864 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to HDS flight is about 19 hour 51 minutes.

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

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


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 HDS
Destination airport name Hoedspruit Airport
City Hoedspruit
Country South Africa
Latitude -24.3
Longitude 30.9


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