The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ZCO are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 12th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 19th, March 26th, and April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ZCO is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $3131 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $1114 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Temuco

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Temuco (ZCO) will usually cost between $1114 to $1292 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1114. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1955. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $841 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1152 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ZCO flight.

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

LAX to ZCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ZCO 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZCO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Temuco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $61 (5%) 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 $1162. Return trip prices are from the ZCO 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 ZCO 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 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAX to ZCO

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 ZCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Santiago (LAX > SCL > ZCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $978
  • Average savings: $174 (15.1%)

See LAX to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, InterJet, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5815 miles or 9358 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ZCO flight is about 11 hour 27 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LAX to ZCO.


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 ZCO
Destination airport name Maquehue Airport
City Temuco
Country Chile
Latitude -38.8
Longitude -72.6


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