The cheapest times to fly from MBJ to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 MBJ to LAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1380 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $407 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Montego Bay (MBJ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $468 to $884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $474. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $362 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $589 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MBJ to LAX flight.

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

MBJ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MBJ to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Montego Bay. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $98 (14%) 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 $563. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MBJ 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 MBJ 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 5 hour 51 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 MBJ to LAX while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.12% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MBJ to SAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Caribbean Airlines, Cayman Airways, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2705 miles or 4353 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MBJ to LAX flight is about 5 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Montego Bay and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from MBJ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MBJ
Origination airport name Sangster International Airport
City Montego Bay
Country Jamaica
Latitude 18.5
Longitude -77.9

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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