The cheapest times to fly from LCH to SLA are

  • April 16th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LCH to SLA is mid August. Prices can be as high as $3140 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1286 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Salta

Flying from Lake Charles, LA (LCH) to Salta (SLA) will usually cost between $1341 to $2009 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1424. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2104. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $680 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1578 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCH to SLA flight.

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

LCH to SLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCH to SLA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lake Charles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $389 (20%) 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 $1423. Return trip prices are from the SLA to LCH 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 LCH to SLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LCH to SLA

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 LCH to SLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ezeiza (LCH > EZE > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1398
  • Average savings: $180 (11.41%)

See LCH to EZE flights

Hack #2: Cancun (LCH > CUN > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1480
  • Average savings: $98 (6.18%)

See LCH to CUN flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LCH > JFK > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1498
  • Average savings: $80 (5.04%)

See LCH to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCH to SLA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, BoA, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salta Airport to Lake Charles Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4219 miles or 6790 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCH to SLA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCH to SLA flight is about 8 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Lake Charles, LA and Salta?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCH
Origination airport name Lake Charles Regional Airport
City Lake Charles, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.1
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

Destination code SLA
Destination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5


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