The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ZHA are

  • February 12th to May 6th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 ZHA is early December. Prices can be as high as $3012 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $469 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Zhanjiang

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Zhanjiang (ZHA) will usually cost between $644 to $1554 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $623. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3012. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2389 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1072 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ZHA flight.

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

LAX to ZHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ZHA flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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 fly to ZHA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $65 (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 $1029. Return trip prices are from the ZHA 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 ZHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 24 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 ZHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Meilan Airport (HAK) in Haikou

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from ZHA
  • Usually 38.34% less expensive than ZHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to HAK flights


Flight Hacking LAX to ZHA

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 ZHA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Shenzhen (LAX > SZX > ZHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $203 (18.94%)

See LAX to SZX flights

Hack #2: Guangzhou (LAX > CAN > ZHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $178 (16.6%)

See LAX to CAN flights

Hack #3: Xiamen (LAX > XMN > ZHA)

  • Price for both tickets: $958
  • Average savings: $114 (10.63%)

See LAX to XMN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7455 miles or 11998 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ZHA flight is about 14 hour 24 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from LAX to ZHA.


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 ZHA
Destination airport name Zhanjiang Airport
City Zhanjiang
Country China
Latitude 21.2
Longitude 110.4


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