The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MEM are
- January 8th to February 25th
- July 9th to July 22nd
- August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 MEM is early December. Prices can be as high as $945 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $175 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Memphis
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $222 to $486 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $247. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $446. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $297 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MEM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to MEM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to MEM 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 $0.11, 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. 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 $142 (35%) 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 $260. Return trip prices are from the MEM to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX to MEM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to MEM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Memphis International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1615 miles or 2599 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to MEM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MEM flight is about 3 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Memphis, TN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 115 available flights from LAX to MEM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Memphis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAX to MEM tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MEM heading for LAX about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Memphis, TN is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 14 minutes late
- Allegiant: on time
- Some airlines not reporting
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