The cheapest times to fly from MTT to LAX are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 MTT to LAX is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1688 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $428 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Minatitlan (MTT) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $439 to $878 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $465. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $922. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $457 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $507 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MTT to LAX flight.

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

MTT to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MTT to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minatitlán. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Minatitlán. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $117 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $524. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MTT 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 MTT 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 4 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (MTT > MEX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $468
  • Average savings: $39 (7.6%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, COPA, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1832 miles or 2948 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MTT to LAX flight is about 4 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MTT to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MTT
Origination airport name Minatitlan Airport
City Minatitlan
Country Mexico
Latitude 18.1
Longitude -94.6

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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