The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LST are

  • February 12th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

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 LST is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2901 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1048 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Launceston

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Launceston (LST) will usually cost between $1125 to $2048 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 $1129. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2432. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1303 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1301 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LST flight.

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

LAX to LST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LST 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $188 (12%) 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 $1302. Return trip prices are from the LST 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 LST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 15 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 LST while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hobart Airport (HBA) in Hobart

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LST
  • Usually 3.73% less expensive than LST
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HBA flights


Flight Hacking LAX to LST

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 LST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (LAX > MEL > LST)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $240 (18.45%)

See LAX to MEL flights

Hack #2: Sydney (LAX > SYD > LST)

  • Price for both tickets: $1073
  • Average savings: $229 (17.56%)

See LAX to SYD flights

Hack #3: Brisbane (LAX > BNE > LST)

  • Price for both tickets: $1188
  • Average savings: $114 (8.72%)

See LAX to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, Hong Kong Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7923 miles or 12751 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LST flight is about 15 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from LAX to LST.


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 LST
Destination airport name Launceston Airport
City Launceston
Country Australia
Latitude -41.5
Longitude 147.2


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