The cheapest times to fly from LAX to KIV are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • February 26th to April 15th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd 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 KIV is late October. Prices can be as high as $1371 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $680 for Friday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chisinau

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Kishinev (KIV) will usually cost between $746 to $1071 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $740. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1082. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $342 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $848 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to KIV flight.

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

LAX to KIV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to KIV 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIV, and Monday 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 $96 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $800. Return trip prices are from the KIV 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 KIV can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to KIV

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 KIV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (LAX > CPH > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $206 (24.23%)

See LAX to CPH flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $655
  • Average savings: $193 (22.76%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #3: Paris (LAX > CDG > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $132 (15.57%)

See LAX to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Air Moldova, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, S7, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6491 miles or 10446 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to KIV flight is about 12 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LAX to KIV.


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 KIV
Destination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9


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