The cheapest times to fly from LAX to NRT are

  • January 29th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 NRT is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1399 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $446 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Tokyo

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Tokyo (NRT) will usually cost between $503 to $1049 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 $531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1154. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $623 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $751 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to NRT flight.

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

LAX to NRT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to NRT 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 $0.09, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Tokyo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (13%) 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 $715. Return trip prices are from the NRT 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 NRT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Busan, Air Canada, Air China, Air Seoul, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jetstar, Korean Air, Peach Aviation, Philippine Airlines, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, T’Way Air, THAI, Thai AirAsia X, Tigerair Taiwan, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5438 miles or 8752 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to NRT flight is about 10 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from LAX to NRT.


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 NRT
Destination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4


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