The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PIH are

  • January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • July 2nd to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 PIH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $563 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Pocatello

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Pocatello, ID (PIH) will usually cost between $298 to $462 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $132 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $341 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PIH flight.

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

LAX to PIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PIH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $95 (23%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the PIH 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 PIH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 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 PIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) in Salt Lake City, UT

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from PIH
  • Usually 50.73% less expensive than PIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SLC flights


Flight Hacking LAX to PIH

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 PIH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (LAX > SLC > PIH)

  • Price for both tickets: $323
  • Average savings: $19 (5.43%)

See LAX to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 694 miles or 1117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PIH flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Pocatello, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from LAX to PIH.


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 PIH
Destination airport name Pocatello Regional Airport
City Pocatello, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -112.6


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