The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SLC are
- April 16th to May 6th
- May 21st to June 10th
- July 30th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 SLC is early December. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $133 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Salt Lake City
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $134 to $269 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 $136. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $240. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $104 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SLC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to SLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to SLC 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 $0.18, which is 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 $85 (37%) 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 $144. Return trip prices are from the SLC to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAX to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 3 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 SLC while comparing.
- 42 miles (68 km) away from SLC
- Usually 3.57% less expensive than SLC
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to SLC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 590 miles or 950 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to SLC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SLC flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LAX to SLC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAX to SLC tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for LAX about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- Delta: 7 minutes late
- SkyWest: 4 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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