The cheapest times to fly from LAX to JHB are

  • April 30th to May 13th
  • July 16th to October 21st (except the week of August 6th)

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 JHB is mid October. Prices can be as high as $12300 for Friday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $1317 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Johor Bahru

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Johor Bahru (JHB) will usually cost between $1897 to $9785 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $2119. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $10500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $8381 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2519 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to JHB flight.

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

LAX to JHB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to JHB 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JHB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Johor Bahru, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2596 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1872. Return trip prices are from the JHB 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 JHB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 45 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 JHB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) in Singapore

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from JHB
  • Usually 72.49% less expensive than JHB
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SIN flights


Flight Hacking LAX to JHB

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 JHB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (LAX > KUL > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $1818 (72.17%)

See LAX to KUL flights

Hack #2: Ho Chi Minh City (LAX > SGN > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $792
  • Average savings: $1727 (68.56%)

See LAX to SGN flights

Hack #3: Guangzhou (LAX > CAN > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $1714 (68.04%)

See LAX to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8762 miles or 14101 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to JHB flight is about 16 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Johor Bahru?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from LAX to JHB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeJHB
Destination airport nameSenai International Airport
CityJohor Bahru


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