The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PIX are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 2nd, and April 16th)
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 29th, 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 PIX is early December. Prices can be as high as $10100 for Tuesday flights during mid July, or as low as $1555 for Saturday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Pico Island

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Pico Island (PIX) will usually cost between $1682 to $5606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1555. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $5935. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4380 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2478 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PIX flight.

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

LAX to PIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PIX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Pico Island, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2663 (45%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2548. Return trip prices are from the PIX 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 PIX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 38 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 PIX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lajes Airport (TER) in Lajes

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from PIX
  • Usually 24.94% less expensive than PIX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to TER flights

Destination alternative #2: Horta Airport (HOR) in Horta

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from PIX
  • Usually 13.72% less expensive than PIX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LAX to HOR flights


Flight Hacking LAX to PIX

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 PIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (LAX > LIS > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $872
  • Average savings: $1607 (64.83%)

See LAX to LIS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LAX > BOS > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $1479 (59.69%)

See LAX to BOS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (LAX > PDL > PIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1706
  • Average savings: $772 (31.15%)

See LAX to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azores Airlines, Delta, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4809 miles or 7739 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PIX flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Pico Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from LAX to PIX.


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 PIX
Destination airport name Pico Airport
City Pico Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.6
Longitude -28.4


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