The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PXM are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 PXM is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1900 for Monday flights during mid July, or as low as $302 for Thursday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Puerto Escondido

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Puerto Escondido (PXM) will usually cost between $353 to $994 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $413. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1241. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $828 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $586 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PXM flight.

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

LAX to PXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PXM 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PXM, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Puerto Escondido, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $550. Return trip prices are from the PXM 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 PXM 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 15 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 PXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Xoxocotlan International Airport (OAX) in Oaxaca

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PXM
  • Usually 42.83% less expensive than PXM
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to OAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Bahias de Huatulco International Airport (HUX) in Santa Cruz/Huatulco

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from PXM
  • Usually 34.39% less expensive than PXM
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HUX flights


Flight Hacking LAX to PXM

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 PXM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (LAX > MEX > PXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $387
  • Average savings: $200 (34.04%)

See LAX to MEX flights

Hack #2: Guadalajara (LAX > GDL > PXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $399
  • Average savings: $188 (32%)

See LAX to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, InterJet, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1820 miles or 2929 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PXM flight is about 4 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Puerto Escondido?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from LAX to PXM.


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 PXM
Destination airport name Puerto Escondido International Airport
City Puerto Escondido
Country Mexico
Latitude 15.9
Longitude -97.1


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