The cheapest times to fly from LAX to HKT are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th 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 HKT is early September. Prices can be as high as $1281 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $521 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Phuket

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Phuket (HKT) will usually cost between $583 to $1075 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $541 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $713 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to HKT flight.

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

LAX to HKT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to HKT 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 $0.05, 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 $97 (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 $710. Return trip prices are from the HKT 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 HKT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to HKT

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 HKT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (LAX > BKK > HKT)

  • Price for both tickets: $679
  • Average savings: $34 (4.77%)

See LAX to BKK flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (LAX > HKG > HKT)

  • Price for both tickets: $692
  • Average savings: $21 (2.95%)

See LAX to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 44 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, AirAsia, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Nok Air, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8664 miles or 13943 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to HKT flight is about 16 hour 35 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from LAX to HKT.


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 HKT
Destination airport name Phuket International Airport
City Phuket
Country Thailand
Latitude 8.1
Longitude 98.3


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