The cheapest times to fly from MUC to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 8th 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 MUC to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $1290 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $437 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Munich (MUC) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $471 to $1159 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $465. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1200. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $735 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $581 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MUC to LAX flight.

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

MUC to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MUC to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Munich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. Saturdays 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 $94 (11%) 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 $632. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MUC 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 MUC to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Copenhagen (MUC > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $83 (14.3%)

See MUC to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (MUC > CDG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $503
  • Average savings: $78 (13.35%)

See MUC to CPH flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (MUC > ARN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $510
  • Average savings: $71 (12.14%)

See MUC to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Italy, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5974 miles or 9614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MUC to LAX flight is about 11 hour 44 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 97 available flights from MUC to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMUC
Origination airport nameMuenchen Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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