The cheapest times to fly from LBJ to LAX are

  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 22nd, and November 26th)

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 LBJ to LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $8834 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1700 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Labuhan Bajo (LBJ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1712 to $5577 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1865. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $5880. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4014 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBJ to LAX flight.

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

LBJ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LBJ to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Labuan Bajo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LBJ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Labuan Bajo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1280 (30%) 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 $2275. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LBJ 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 LBJ to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LBJ to LAX

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 LBJ to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Denpasar (LBJ > DPS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $1335 (57.2%)

See LBJ to CGK flights

Hack #2: Jakarta (LBJ > CGK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1116
  • Average savings: $1217 (52.16%)

See LBJ to DPS flights

Hack #3: Surabaya (LBJ > SUB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1133
  • Average savings: $1200 (51.44%)

See LBJ to SUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, ANA, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8352 miles or 13441 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBJ to LAX flight is about 16 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Labuhan Bajo and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from LBJ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LBJ
Origination airport name Komodo Airport
City Labuhan Bajo
Country Indonesia
Latitude -8.5
Longitude 119.9

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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