The cheapest times to fly from LOS to LAX are
- January 15th to April 1st
- August 27th to December 2nd
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 LOS to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2568 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1016 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Lagos (LOS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1079 to $1967 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1105. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2136. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1031 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1598 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LOS to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LOS to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LOS to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lagos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Lagos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (8%) 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 $1482. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LOS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LOS 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 14 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking LOS 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 LOS to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1147
- Average savings: $452 (28.25%)
- Price for both tickets: $1165
- Average savings: $434 (27.13%)
- Price for both tickets: $1166
- Average savings: $433 (27.07%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LOS to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Italy, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Murtala Muhammed Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7715 miles or 12416 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LOS to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LOS to LAX flight is about 14 hour 52 minutes.
How many flights go between Lagos and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from LOS to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Murtala Muhammed Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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