The cheapest times to fly from LAX to VKO are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 VKO is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2203 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $710 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $710 to $1454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $724. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1662. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $939 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $780 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to VKO flight.

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

LAX to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to VKO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $63 (6%) 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 $886. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO 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 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Domodedovo Airport (DME) in Moscow

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 27.56% less expensive than VKO
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DME flights

Destination alternative #2: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 23.59% less expensive than VKO
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6085 miles or 9793 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to VKO flight is about 11 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from LAX to VKO.


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 VKO
Destination airport name Vnukovo Airport
City Moscow
Country Russia
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 37.3


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