The cheapest times to fly from LAX to JRO are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th 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 JRO is late January. Prices can be as high as $3275 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $940 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Mount Kilimanjaro

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) will usually cost between $960 to $1959 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $989. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1872. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $883 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to JRO flight.

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

LAX to JRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to JRO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JRO, 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 $167 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1191. Return trip prices are from the JRO 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 JRO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 38 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 JRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JRO
  • Usually 28.60% less expensive than JRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to NBO flights


Flight Hacking LAX to JRO

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 JRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (LAX > NBO > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $31 (2.73%)

See LAX to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9802 miles or 15775 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to JRO flight is about 18 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from LAX to JRO.


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 JRO
Destination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1


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