The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MED are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of January 15th)
  • September 3rd 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 MED is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2077 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $997 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Medina

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Medina (MED) will usually cost between $1059 to $1748 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 $1072. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $739 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1139 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MED flight.

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

LAX to MED Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MED 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MED, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Medina, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $64 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1222. Return trip prices are from the MED 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 MED 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to MED

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 MED — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dammam (LAX > DMM > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $103 (9%)

See LAX to DMM flights

Hack #2: Jeddah (LAX > JED > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $78 (6.8%)

See LAX to JED flights

Hack #3: Riyadh (LAX > RUH > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $67 (5.88%)

See LAX to RUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8146 miles or 13110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MED flight is about 15 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LAX to MED.


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 MED
Destination airport name Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City Medina
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 24.6
Longitude 39.7


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