The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SYR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • early December

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 SYR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1034 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $293 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Syracuse

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Syracuse, NY (SYR) will usually cost between $332 to $647 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $617. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $285 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $390 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SYR flight.

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

LAX to SYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SYR 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 $0.1, which is far 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 $153 (29%) 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 $368. Return trip prices are from the SYR 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 SYR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 12 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 SYR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 18.36% less expensive than SYR
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BUF flights

Destination alternative #2: Williamsport Regional Airport (IPT) in Williamsport, PA

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 9.37% less expensive than SYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to IPT flights

Destination alternative #3: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 1.16% less expensive than SYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to AVP flights

Destination alternative #4: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 0.64% less expensive than SYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ROC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, Iberia, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2345 miles or 3774 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SYR flight is about 5 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Syracuse, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from LAX to SYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSYR
Destination airport nameSyracuse Hancock International Airport
CitySyracuse, NY
Countrythe United States


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