The cheapest times to fly from MDC to LAX are
- January 15th to April 29th (except the week of January 22nd)
- October 15th to December 9th
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 MDC to LAX is early April. Prices can be as high as $5659 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1197 for Wednesday flights around early April.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Menado (MDC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1197 to $4541 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $1475. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $5659. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2325 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDC to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MDC to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MDC to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Manado. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MDC. Thursdays 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 $859 (28%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1992. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MDC 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 MDC 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 46 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking MDC 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 MDC to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1094
- Average savings: $1231 (52.95%)
- Price for both tickets: $1135
- Average savings: $1190 (51.18%)
- Price for both tickets: $1140
- Average savings: $1185 (50.96%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MDC to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Sam Ratulangi Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7662 miles or 12331 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MDC to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDC to LAX flight is about 14 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between Menado and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from MDC to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sam Ratulangi Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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