The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PUJ are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 27th to November 18th
  • early December

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 PUJ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1063 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $344 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Punta Cana

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Punta Cana (PUJ) will usually cost between $394 to $770 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $370. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $834. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $464 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $473 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PUJ flight.

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

LAX to PUJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PUJ 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 $0.09, 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. 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 $139 (22%) 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 $454. Return trip prices are from the PUJ 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 PUJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 49 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 PUJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: De Las Americas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from PUJ
  • Usually 9.41% less expensive than PUJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to SDQ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, LATAM, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3242 miles or 5217 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PUJ flight is about 6 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Punta Cana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from LAX to PUJ.


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 PUJ
Destination airport name Punta Cana International Airport
City Punta Cana
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 18.6
Longitude -68.4


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