The cheapest times to fly from LAX to YNT are

  • February 12th to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 YNT is early November. Prices can be as high as $2031 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $530 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Yantai

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Yantai (YNT) will usually cost between $547 to $1371 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $545. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1392. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $847 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $848 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to YNT flight.

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

LAX to YNT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to YNT 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 $0.09, 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 to Yantai, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $247 (25%) 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 $783. Return trip prices are from the YNT 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 YNT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 7 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 YNT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Liuting Airport (TAO) in Qingdao

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from YNT
  • Usually 23.48% less expensive than YNT
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to TAO flights

Destination alternative #2: Zhoushuizi Airport (DLC) in Dalian

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from YNT
  • Usually 22.12% less expensive than YNT
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DLC flights


Flight Hacking LAX to YNT

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 YNT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (LAX > PEK > YNT)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $55 (6.49%)

See LAX to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Avianca, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, Tianjin Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6188 miles or 9959 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to YNT flight is about 12 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from LAX to YNT.


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 YNT
Destination airport name Laishan Airport
City Yantai
Country China
Latitude 37.4
Longitude 121.4


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