The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ITM are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

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 ITM is early October. Prices can be as high as $1798 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $711 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Osaka

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Osaka (ITM) will usually cost between $754 to $1195 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $768. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1407. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $639 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $866 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ITM flight.

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

LAX to ITM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ITM 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ITM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $138 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $860. Return trip prices are from the ITM 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 ITM 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 15 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 ITM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from ITM
  • Usually 13.16% less expensive than ITM
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) in Nagoya

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from ITM
  • Usually 8.08% less expensive than ITM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to NGO flights


Flight Hacking LAX to ITM

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 ITM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (LAX > LAS > ITM)

  • Price for both tickets: $791
  • Average savings: $75 (8.66%)

See LAX to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, Delta, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, JAL, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5705 miles or 9181 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ITM flight is about 11 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LAX to ITM.


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 ITM
Destination airport name Osaka International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.8
Longitude 135.4


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