The cheapest times to fly from LMM to LAX are

  • February 26th to March 25th
  • May 28th to August 5th
  • October 29th to November 25th

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 LMM to LAX is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3231 for Saturday flights during late October, or as low as $438 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Los Mochis (LMM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $500 to $2884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $500. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $1212. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $712 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $548 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LMM to LAX flight.

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

LMM to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LMM to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Mochis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $1646 (54%) 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 $529. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LMM 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 LMM 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 2 hour 25 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 LMM to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 69.53% less expensive than LAX
  • Nonstop flights available

See LMM to TIJ flights


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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (LMM > GDL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $400
  • Average savings: $148 (27.01%)

See LMM to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (LMM > MEX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $430
  • Average savings: $119 (21.62%)

See LMM to GDL flights

Hack #3: Tijuana (LMM > TIJ > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $444
  • Average savings: $104 (18.98%)

See LMM to TIJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Delta, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Valle del Fuerte International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 798 miles or 1284 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LMM to LAX flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LMM to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LMM
Origination airport name Valle del Fuerte International Airport
City Los Mochis
Country Mexico
Latitude 25.7
Longitude -109.1

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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