The cheapest times to fly from LAX to IPL are

  • July 23rd to February 25th

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 IPL is mid February. Prices can be as high as $135 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $115 for Wednesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to El Centro

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to El Centro, CA (IPL) will usually cost between $115 to $135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $115. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $125. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $125 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to IPL flight.

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

LAX to IPL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to IPL 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 $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $15 (12%) 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 $115. Return trip prices are from the IPL 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 IPL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Mokulele Airlines, Southern Airways Express, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 180 miles or 290 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to IPL flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and El Centro, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from LAX to IPL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeIPL
Destination airport nameImperial County Airport
CityEl Centro, CA
Countrythe United States


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