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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SUN are

  • January 1st to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • 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 SUN is late October. Prices can be as high as $798 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $210 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Sun Valley

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID (SUN) will usually cost between $232 to $508 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $234. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $466. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $232 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $350 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SUN flight.

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

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LAX to SUN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SUN 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 $0.31, 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 $132 (30%) 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 $301. Return trip prices are from the SUN 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 SUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 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 SUN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Boise Air Terminal Airport (BOI) in Boise, ID

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 47.57% less expensive than SUN
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BOI flights

Destination alternative #2: Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) in Pocatello, ID

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 2.57% less expensive than SUN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PIH flights

Destination alternative #3: Joslin Field – Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF) in Twin Falls, ID

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from SUN
  • Usually 2.43% less expensive than SUN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to TWF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Friedman Memorial Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 696 miles or 1120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SUN flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 102 available flights from LAX to SUN.

 

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 SUN
Destination airport name Friedman Memorial Airport
City Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -114.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to SUN tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 3% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 52% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SUN heading for LAX about 5 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID is about 18 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 5 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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