The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LNK are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 LNK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $870 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $274 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Lincoln

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Lincoln, NE (LNK) will usually cost between $296 to $625 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $313. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $626. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $313 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $410 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LNK flight.

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

LAX to LNK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LNK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $199 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $348. Return trip prices are from the LNK 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 LNK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 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 LNK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 42.07% less expensive than LNK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to OMA flights

Destination alternative #2: Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 12.56% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to MHK flights

Destination alternative #3: Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) in Grand Island, NE

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 11.71% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to GRI flights

Destination alternative #4: Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport (SUX) in Sioux City, IA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 10.61% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SUX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1276 miles or 2054 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LNK flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Lincoln, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from LAX to LNK.


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 LNK
Destination airport name Lincoln Airport
City Lincoln, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -96.8


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