The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LGK are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of January 15th)
  • May 14th to July 15th
  • October 22nd 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 LGK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $15200 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $554 for Saturday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Langkawi

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Langkawi (LGK) will usually cost between $751 to $14100 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $925. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $7414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6489 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LGK flight.

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

LAX to LGK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LGK 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Langkawi, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2623 (50%) 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 $1082. Return trip prices are from the LGK 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 LGK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 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 LGK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LGK
  • Usually 49.30% less expensive than LGK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Krabi Airport (KBV) in Krabi

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from LGK
  • Usually 25.90% less expensive than LGK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to KBV flights


Flight Hacking LAX to LGK

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 LGK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $795 (52.79%)

See LAX to KUL flights

Hack #2: Singapore (LAX > SIN > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $731 (48.51%)

See LAX to SIN flights

Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (LAX > PEN > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $802
  • Average savings: $705 (46.78%)

See LAX to PEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, United, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8700 miles or 14001 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LGK flight is about 16 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from LAX to LGK.


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 LGK
Destination airport name Langkawi International Airport
City Langkawi
Country Malaysia
Latitude 6.3
Longitude 99.7


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