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The cheapest times to fly from LEX to LAX are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • early December

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 LEX to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $944 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $304 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $314 to $606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $200 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to LAX flight.

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

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LEX to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays 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 $175 (35%) 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 $327. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LEX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LEX to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1900 miles or 3058 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to LAX flight is about 4 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from LEX to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

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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