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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to STS 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 STS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $651 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $160 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Santa Rosa

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Santa Rosa, CA (STS) will usually cost between $163 to $303 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $173. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $357. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $212 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to STS flight.

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

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LAX to STS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to STS 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $50 (20%) 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 $197. Return trip prices are from the STS to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to STS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 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 STS while comparing.

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

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STS
  • Usually 49.29% less expensive than STS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SJC flights

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

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from STS
  • Usually 35.38% less expensive than STS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SFO flights

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

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from STS
  • Usually 29.48% less expensive than STS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SMF flights

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

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from STS
  • Usually 6.60% less expensive than STS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to OAK flights

Destination alternative #5: Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK) in Stockton, CA

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from STS
  • Usually 3.30% less expensive than STS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SCK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 400 miles or 644 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to STS flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Santa Rosa, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from LAX to STS.

 

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 STS
Destination airport name Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport
City Santa Rosa, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -122.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to STS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 45% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave STS heading for LAX about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Santa Rosa, CA is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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