The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MBA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • February 26th to May 13th (except the week of March 19th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of September 24th)

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 MBA is late January. Prices can be as high as $2493 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1038 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Mombasa

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Mombasa (MBA) will usually cost between $1101 to $1838 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1101. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2039. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $938 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1269 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MBA flight.

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

LAX to MBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MBA 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 $0.08, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mombasa, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $202 (13%) 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 $1277. Return trip prices are from the MBA 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 MBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to MBA

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 MBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (LAX > NBO > MBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $358 (28.22%)

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Hack #2: Milan (LAX > MXP > MBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1198
  • Average savings: $71 (5.56%)

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Hack #3: Addis Ababa (LAX > ADD > MBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1203
  • Average savings: $66 (5.16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9931 miles or 15982 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MBA flight is about 18 hour 51 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from LAX to MBA.


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 MBA
Destination airport name Mombasa Moi International Airport
City Mombasa
Country Kenya
Latitude -4
Longitude 39.6


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