The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SCK are

  • January 1st to December 16th (except the weeks of May 7th, July 30th, August 6th, November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, May 7th, July 30th, August 6th, and November 19th)

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 SCK is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $545 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $195 for Wednesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Stockton

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Stockton, CA (SCK) will usually cost between $195 to $205 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $545. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $350 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $205 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SCK flight.

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

LAX to SCK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SCK 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 $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $7 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $195. Return trip prices are from the SCK 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 SCK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 33 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to SCK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 47.56% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 33.17% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SFO flights

Destination alternative #3: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 27.07% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SMF flights

Destination alternative #4: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 3.41% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to OAK flights

Destination alternative #5: Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport (MCE) in Merced, CA

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 3.41% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to MCE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 316 miles or 509 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SCK flight is about 1 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Stockton, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from LAX to SCK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSCK
Destination airport nameStockton Metropolitan Airport
CityStockton, CA
Countrythe United States


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