The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MMH are

  • January 1st to January 28th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • August 6th to September 2nd

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 MMH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $507 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $243 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Mammoth Lakes

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH) will usually cost between $245 to $346 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 $245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $339. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $94 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MMH flight.

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

LAX to MMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MMH 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 $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $57 (18%) 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 $251. Return trip prices are from the MMH 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 MMH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to MMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport (MCE) in Merced, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MMH
  • Usually 22.96% less expensive than MMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to MCE flights

Destination alternative #2: Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK) in Stockton, CA

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from MMH
  • Usually 20.23% less expensive than MMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SCK flights

Destination alternative #3: Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Reno, NV

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from MMH
  • Usually 14.59% less expensive than MMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to RNO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 256 miles or 412 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MMH flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Mammoth Lakes, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from LAX to MMH.


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 MMH
Destination airport name Mammoth Lakes Airport
City Mammoth Lakes, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -118.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to MMH tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 26% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MMH heading for LAX about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Mammoth Lakes, CA is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 12 minutes late


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