The cheapest times to fly from LAX to UTP are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 30th to May 20th
  • August 13th to December 9th

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 UTP is early October. Prices can be as high as $2782 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $921 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Pattaya City

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Utapao (UTP) will usually cost between $1058 to $1854 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1007. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2009. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1002 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1357 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to UTP flight.

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

LAX to UTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to UTP 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to UTP, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Pattaya City, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $264 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1342. Return trip prices are from the UTP 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 UTP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 56 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 UTP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) in Bangkok

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from UTP
  • Usually 54.44% less expensive than UTP
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BKK flights

Destination alternative #2: Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) in Bangkok

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from UTP
  • Usually 17.07% less expensive than UTP
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DMK flights


Flight Hacking LAX to UTP

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 UTP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chiang Mai (LAX > CNX > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $750
  • Average savings: $607 (44.71%)

See LAX to CNX flights

Hack #2: Phuket (LAX > HKT > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $784
  • Average savings: $573 (42.2%)

See LAX to HKT flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (LAX > KUL > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $568 (41.87%)

See LAX to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, JAL, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8302 miles or 13361 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to UTP flight is about 15 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from LAX to UTP.


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 UTP
Destination airport name U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport
City Utapao
Country Thailand
Latitude 12.7
Longitude 101


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