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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to TRI are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
  • 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 TRI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $996 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Bristol

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) will usually cost between $358 to $661 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $628. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $241 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $415 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to TRI flight.

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

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LAX to TRI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to TRI 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 $0.13, 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 (28%) 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 $391. Return trip prices are from the TRI 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 TRI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 38 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 TRI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yeager Airport (CRW) in Charleston/Dunbar, WV

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 14.34% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to CRW flights

Destination alternative #2: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 7.95% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to TYS flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 13.73% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to GSO flights

Destination alternative #4: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 6.99% less expensive than TRI
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to CLT flights

Destination alternative #5: Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field Airport (HTS) in Ashland, WV

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from TRI
  • Usually 2.77% less expensive than TRI
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HTS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to TRI? 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 Tri Cities Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2028 miles or 3264 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to TRI flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from LAX to TRI.

 

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 TRI
Destination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4

 

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