The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ROC are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 ROC is early December. Prices can be as high as $1081 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $324 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Rochester, NY (ROC) will usually cost between $331 to $666 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $635. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $301 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ROC flight.

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

LAX to ROC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ROC 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 $0.11, 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 $144 (29%) 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 $354. Return trip prices are from the ROC 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 ROC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 4 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 ROC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 17.83% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BUF flights

Destination alternative #2: Williamsport Regional Airport (IPT) in Williamsport, PA

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 8.79% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to IPT flights

Destination alternative #3: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 7.11% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #4: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 1.29% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ERI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2266 miles or 3647 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ROC flight is about 5 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Rochester, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from LAX to ROC.


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 ROC
Destination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7


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