The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PNQ are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • August 13th to December 16th

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 PNQ is early September. Prices can be as high as $2196 for Saturday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $948 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Pune

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Pune (PNQ) will usually cost between $983 to $1826 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $989. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1813. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $823 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1239 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PNQ flight.

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

LAX to PNQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PNQ 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 $0.09, 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. 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 $212 (14%) 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 $1145. Return trip prices are from the PNQ 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 PNQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 40 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 PNQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PNQ
  • Usually 32.12% less expensive than PNQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BOM flights


Flight Hacking LAX to PNQ

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 PNQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Delhi (LAX > DEL > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $301 (24.25%)

See LAX to DEL flights

Hack #2: Mumbai (LAX > BOM > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $997
  • Average savings: $243 (19.57%)

See LAX to BOM flights

Hack #3: Bangalore (LAX > BLR > PNQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1025
  • Average savings: $214 (17.27%)

See LAX to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8716 miles or 14027 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PNQ flight is about 16 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from LAX to PNQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePNQ
Destination airport namePune Airport


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