The cheapest times to fly from MDZ to LAX are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th 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 MDZ to LAX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1372 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $691 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Mendoza (MDZ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $696 to $1230 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $708. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1254. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $546 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $848 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDZ to LAX flight.

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

MDZ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDZ to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mendoza. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Mendoza. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $74 (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 $850. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MDZ 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 MDZ 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 11 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Ezeiza (MDZ > EZE > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $60 (7.08%)

See MDZ to COR flights

Hack #2: Cordoba (MDZ > COR > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $41 (4.78%)

See MDZ to EZE flights

Hack #3: Santiago (MDZ > SCL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $14 (1.65%)

See MDZ to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5626 miles or 9054 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDZ to LAX flight is about 11 hour 6 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MDZ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MDZ
Origination airport name El Plumerillo Airport
City Mendoza
Country Argentina
Latitude -32.8
Longitude -68.8

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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