The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PEM are

  • January 8th to February 11th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • March 12th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 9th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (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 PEM is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2096 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $766 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Puerto Maldonado

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Puerto Maldonado (PEM) will usually cost between $786 to $1396 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 $784. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1759. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $975 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $861 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PEM flight.

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

LAX to PEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PEM 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $106 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $903. Return trip prices are from the PEM 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 PEM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to PEM

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 PEM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (LAX > LIM > PEM)

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $217 (25.2%)

See LAX to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4557 miles or 7334 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PEM flight is about 9 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Puerto Maldonado?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LAX to PEM.


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 PEM
Destination airport name Padre Aldamiz Airport
City Puerto Maldonado
Country Peru
Latitude -12.6
Longitude -69.2


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