The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MSJ are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 2nd to May 13th (except the weeks of April 16th and April 30th)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 MSJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $2529 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $825 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Misawa

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Misawa (MSJ) will usually cost between $923 to $1437 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $947. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1792. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $845 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1034 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MSJ flight.

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

LAX to MSJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MSJ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (15%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the MSJ 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 MSJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 21 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to MSJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: New Chitose Airport (CTS) in Sapporo

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MSJ
  • Usually 18.57% less expensive than MSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CTS flights

Destination alternative #2: Hakodate Airport (HKD) in Hakodate

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from MSJ
  • Usually 17.41% less expensive than MSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HKD flights

Destination alternative #3: Odate Noshiro Airport (ONJ) in Odate Noshiro

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from MSJ
  • Usually 1.16% less expensive than MSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ONJ flights

Destination alternative #4: Aomori Airport (AOJ) in Aomori

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from MSJ
  • Usually 0.39% less expensive than MSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to AOJ flights


Flight Hacking LAX to MSJ

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 MSJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tokyo (LAX > HND > MSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $49 (4.74%)

See LAX to HND flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5207 miles or 8380 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MSJ flight is about 10 hour 21 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LAX to MSJ.


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 MSJ
Destination airport name Misawa AB Airport
City Misawa
Country Japan
Latitude 40.7
Longitude 141.4


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