The cheapest times to fly from LLW to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 LLW to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $4879 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $1232 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Lilongwe (LLW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1352 to $2112 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 $1393. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $2319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $926 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1650 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LLW to LAX flight.

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

LLW to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LLW to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lilongwe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LLW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Lilongwe. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $518 (24%) 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 $1490. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LLW 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 LLW 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 19 hour 21 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 LLW to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.73% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LLW to SAN flights


Flight Hacking LLW 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 LLW to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (LLW > NBO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1289
  • Average savings: $361 (21.88%)

See LLW to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (LLW > JNB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1358
  • Average savings: $293 (17.73%)

See LLW to NBO flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LLW > JFK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1588
  • Average savings: $63 (3.79%)

See LLW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10206 miles or 16425 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LLW to LAX flight is about 19 hour 21 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLLW
Origination airport nameKamuzu International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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