The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PNS are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 PNS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1163 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $276 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $297 to $655 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 $296. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $593. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $297 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $400 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PNS flight.

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

LAX to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PNS 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 $0.14, 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. 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 $146 (28%) 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 $372. Return trip prices are from the PNS 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 PNS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 17 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 14.52% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to GPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 12.39% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PIB flights

Destination alternative #3: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 3.13% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to MOB flights

Destination alternative #4: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 0.50% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to MGM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Silver Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1833 miles or 2950 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PNS flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from LAX to PNS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePNS
Destination airport namePensacola International Airport
CityPensacola, FL
Countrythe United States


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