The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MAU are

  • January 1st to June 3rd (except the weeks of January 8th, March 12th, March 19th, April 9th, and May 7th)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • November 26th to December 16th

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 MAU is late March. Prices can be as high as $3862 for Friday flights during early November, or as low as $1208 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Maupiti

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Maupiti (MAU) will usually cost between $1329 to $2152 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1324. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2384. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1061 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1489 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MAU flight.

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

LAX to MAU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MAU flight is slightly 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAU, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $689 (26%) 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 $1483. Return trip prices are from the MAU 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 MAU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 25 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 MAU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport (BOB) in Bora Bora

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 7.19% less expensive than MAU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Raiatea Uturoa Airport (RFP) in Raiatea

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 2.75% less expensive than MAU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to RFP flights

Destination alternative #3: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from MAU
  • Usually 2.48% less expensive than MAU
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4131 miles or 6648 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MAU flight is about 8 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from LAX to MAU.


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 MAU
Destination airport name Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport
City Maupiti
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.4
Longitude -152.3


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