The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SLP are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • 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 SLP is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1436 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $487 for Saturday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to San Luis Potosí

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to San Luis Potosi (SLP) will usually cost between $508 to $720 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $489. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $807. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $319 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $517 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SLP flight.

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

LAX to SLP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SLP 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 $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Luis Potosí, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $536. Return trip prices are from the SLP 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 SLP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 23 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 SLP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX) in Leon/Guanajuato

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 33.27% less expensive than SLP
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BJX flights

Destination alternative #2: Jesus Teran International Airport (AGU) in Aguascalientes

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 28.24% less expensive than SLP
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to AGU flights

Destination alternative #3: General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport (ZCL) in Zacatecas

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 8.03% less expensive than SLP
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to ZCL flights

Destination alternative #4: Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Queretaro

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from SLP
  • Usually 6.58% less expensive than SLP
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to QRO flights


Flight Hacking LAX to SLP

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 SLP — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $407
  • Average savings: $111 (21.37%)

See LAX to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, JAL, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ponciano Arriaga International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1333 miles or 2145 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SLP flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and San Luis Potosi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from LAX to SLP.


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 SLP
Destination airport name Ponciano Arriaga International Airport
City San Luis Potosi
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -100.9


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