The cheapest times to fly from LAX to MUC are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • October 1st 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 MUC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1295 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $523 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Munich

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Munich (MUC) will usually cost between $564 to $1060 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $601. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1141. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $540 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $747 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to MUC flight.

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

LAX to MUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to MUC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 $94 (11%) 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 $753. Return trip prices are from the MUC 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 MUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 44 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 MUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from MUC
  • Usually 2.95% less expensive than MUC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to STR flights


Flight Hacking LAX to MUC

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 MUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $512
  • Average savings: $235 (31.41%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LHR > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $185 (24.72%)

See LAX to LHR flights

Hack #3: London (LAX > LGW > MUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $576
  • Average savings: $171 (22.91%)

See LAX to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5974 miles or 9614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to MUC flight is about 11 hour 44 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from LAX to MUC.


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 MUC
Destination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8


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