The cheapest times to fly from LHW to LAX are

  • February 19th to April 22nd (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 20th to December 31st (except the week of September 24th)

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 LHW to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $3768 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $372 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Lanzhou (LHW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $404 to $1201 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $418. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2786. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2369 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $692 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHW to LAX flight.

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

LHW to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHW to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lanzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $167 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $667. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LHW 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 LHW 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 13 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6865 miles or 11048 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHW to LAX flight is about 13 hour 20 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHW
Origination airport name Zhongchuan Airport
City Lanzhou
Country China
Latitude 36.5
Longitude 103.6

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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