The cheapest times to fly from LAX to VLI are

  • January 15th to May 27th
  • August 13th to October 7th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 10th)

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 VLI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2029 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $942 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Port Vila

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Port Vila (VLI) will usually cost between $983 to $1670 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1044. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1779. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $734 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1128 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to VLI flight.

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

LAX to VLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to VLI 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VLI, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Tuesdays 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 $1368 (38%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1132. Return trip prices are from the VLI 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 VLI 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 46 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5989 miles or 9638 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to VLI flight is about 11 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Port Vila?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from LAX to VLI.


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 VLI
Destination airport name Port Vila Airport
City Port Vila
Country Vanuatu
Latitude -17.7
Longitude 168.3


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