The cheapest times to fly from MDE to LAX are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 20th 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 MDE to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1114 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $448 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Medellin (MDE) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $519 to $874 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $515. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $976. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $595 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDE to LAX flight.

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

MDE to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDE to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Medellin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $48 (7%) 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 $597. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MDE 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 MDE 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 7 hour 0 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Spirit, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Jose Maria Cordova Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3347 miles or 5386 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDE to LAX flight is about 7 hour 0 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from MDE to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MDE
Origination airport name Jose Maria Cordova Airport
City Medellin
Country Colombia
Latitude 6.2
Longitude -75.4

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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