The cheapest times to fly from LAX to OOL are

  • January 22nd to March 11th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

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 OOL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2323 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $914 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Gold Coast

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Gold Coast (OOL) will usually cost between $1011 to $1660 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $996. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2004. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1009 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to OOL flight.

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

LAX to OOL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to OOL 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to OOL, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gold Coast, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $46 (4%) 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 $1182. Return trip prices are from the OOL 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 OOL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 54 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 OOL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from OOL
  • Usually 18.70% less expensive than OOL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BNE flights


Flight Hacking LAX to OOL

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 OOL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (LAX > SYD > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $162 (13.7%)

See LAX to SYD flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (LAX > KUL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $157 (13.27%)

See LAX to KUL flights

Hack #3: Melbourne (LAX > MEL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1084
  • Average savings: $96 (8.1%)

See LAX to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7173 miles or 11544 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to OOL flight is about 13 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Gold Coast?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from LAX to OOL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeOOL
Destination airport nameGold Coast Airport
CityGold Coast


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