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The cheapest times to fly from MQP to LAX are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 MQP to LAX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3714 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1242 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Nelspruit (MQP) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1337 to $2441 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2449. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1160 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1428 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQP to LAX flight.

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

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MQP to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQP to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Nelspruit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 $334 (18%) 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 $1438. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MQP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MQP to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.

 

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

Hack #1: Johannesburg (MQP > JNB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1235
  • Average savings: $194 (13.55%)

See MQP to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MQP > JFK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1268
  • Average savings: $161 (11.24%)

See MQP to JNB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Iberia, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10520 miles or 16930 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQP to LAX flight is about 19 hour 55 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from MQP to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MQP
Origination airport name Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
City Nelspruit
Country South Africa
Latitude -25.4
Longitude 31.1

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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