The cheapest times to fly from LAX to TAE are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 20th to December 2nd

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 TAE is late September. Prices can be as high as $4986 for Saturday flights during late April, or as low as $956 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Daegu

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Taegu (TAE) will usually cost between $1234 to $3055 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1222. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $2766. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1337 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to TAE flight.

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

LAX to TAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to TAE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Daegu, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $252 (15%) 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 $1484. Return trip prices are from the TAE 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 TAE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 42 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 TAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from TAE
  • Usually 32.77% less expensive than TAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to PUS flights


Flight Hacking LAX to TAE

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 TAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fukuoka (LAX > FUK > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $336 (25.1%)

See LAX to FUK flights

Hack #2: Osaka (LAX > KIX > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $268 (20.01%)

See LAX to KIX flights

Hack #3: Seoul (LAX > GMP > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1080
  • Average savings: $257 (19.19%)

See LAX to GMP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, JAL, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5958 miles or 9588 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to TAE flight is about 11 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Taegu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from LAX to TAE.


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 TAE
Destination airport name Taegu International Airport
City Taegu
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.9
Longitude 128.7


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