The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PSE are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of August 27th)

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 PSE is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1155 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $387 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Ponce

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Ponce, PR (PSE) will usually cost between $415 to $853 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 $436. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $987. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $550 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $552 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PSE flight.

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

LAX to PSE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PSE 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 $0.1, 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 $105 (16%) 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 $551. Return trip prices are from the PSE 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 PSE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 2 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 PSE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, PR

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from PSE
  • Usually 16.12% less expensive than PSE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SJU flights

Destination alternative #2: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from PSE
  • Usually 14.31% less expensive than PSE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PUJ flights

Destination alternative #3: Cyril E King Airport (STT) in Charlotte Amalie, VI

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from PSE
  • Usually 4.53% less expensive than PSE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to STT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Silver Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3364 miles or 5414 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PSE flight is about 7 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Ponce, PR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from LAX to PSE.


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 PSE
Destination airport name Mercedita Airport
City Ponce, PR
Country the United States
Latitude 18
Longitude -66.6


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