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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MIA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd 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 MIA is early September. Prices can be as high as $830 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $244 to $553 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $239. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $540. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $322 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MIA flight.

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

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LAX to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MIA 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 $0.09, 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 $145 (33%) 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 $287. Return trip prices are from the MIA to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2338 miles or 3763 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MIA flight is about 5 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from LAX to MIA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeMIA
Destination airport nameMiami International Airport
CityMiami, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude25.8
Longitude-80.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to MIA tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 42% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 4% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MIA heading for LAX about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Miami, FL is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 19 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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