The cheapest times to fly from LAX to NSI are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 20th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 NSI is early October. Prices can be as high as $5767 for Wednesday flights during mid December, or as low as $1040 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Yaounde

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Yaounde (NSI) will usually cost between $1178 to $2367 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2272. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1030 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1459 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to NSI flight.

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

LAX to NSI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to NSI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Wednesdays 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 $671 (27%) 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 $1508. Return trip prices are from the NSI 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 NSI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 52 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 NSI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Douala Airport (DLA) in Douala

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from NSI
  • Usually 14.77% less expensive than NSI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DLA flights


Flight Hacking LAX to NSI

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 NSI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (LAX > CDG > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $962
  • Average savings: $497 (34.06%)

See LAX to CDG flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LAX > JFK > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1360
  • Average savings: $99 (6.79%)

See LAX to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LAX > LGA > NSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1457
  • Average savings: $2 (0.14%)

See LAX to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8269 miles or 13308 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to NSI flight is about 15 hour 52 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from LAX to NSI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeNSI
Destination airport nameYaounde Nsimalen Airport


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