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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to IND are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 IND is early November. Prices can be as high as $710 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $228 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Indianapolis

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $260 to $495 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $455. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $276 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to IND flight.

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

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LAX to IND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to IND flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Sundays 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 $115 (29%) 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 $274. Return trip prices are from the IND to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to IND can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 14 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to IND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SDF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1810 miles or 2913 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to IND flight is about 4 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Indianapolis, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 125 available flights from LAX to IND.

 

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 IND
Destination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to IND tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IND heading for LAX about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Indianapolis, IN is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 8 minutes late
  • Delta: 5 minutes late
  • American: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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