The cheapest times to fly from LAX to VCP are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • March 26th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • late August to early September

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 VCP is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4591 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $855 for Thursday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Campinas

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Sao Paulo (VCP) will usually cost between $1046 to $3181 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1079. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2238 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to VCP flight.

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

LAX to VCP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to VCP 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

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VCP, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $730 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1428. Return trip prices are from the VCP 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 VCP 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 59 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 VCP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 33.08% less expensive than VCP
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to GRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Congonhas Airport (CGH) in Sao Paulo

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 31.14% less expensive than VCP
  • 2-layover flights available

See LAX to CGH flights

Destination alternative #3: Leite Lopes Airport (RAO) in Ribeirao Preto

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 13.77% less expensive than VCP
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to RAO flights


Flight Hacking LAX to VCP

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 VCP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brasilia (LAX > BSB > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1082
  • Average savings: $254 (19.01%)

See LAX to BSB flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (LAX > MIA > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $245 (18.34%)

See LAX to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (LAX > FLL > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1128
  • Average savings: $209 (15.61%)

See LAX to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6111 miles or 9835 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to VCP flight is about 11 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from LAX to VCP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeVCP
Destination airport nameViracopos International Airport
CitySao Paulo


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