The cheapest times to fly from MUE to LAX are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • August 6th 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 MUE to LAX is late October. Prices can be as high as $1329 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $562 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Kamuela, HI (MUE) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $576 to $949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $594. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $971. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $377 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $732 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MUE to LAX flight.

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

MUE to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MUE to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Waimea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 $135 (16%) 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 $695. Return trip prices are from the LAX to MUE 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 MUE 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 5 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MUE to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 4.37% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See MUE to SAN flights


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

Hack #1: Honolulu, HI (MUE > HNL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $593
  • Average savings: $140 (19.06%)

See MUE to HNL flights

Hack #2: Kahului, HI (MUE > OGG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $654
  • Average savings: $78 (10.69%)

See MUE to OGG flights

Hack #3: Hoolehua, HI (MUE > MKK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $712
  • Average savings: $20 (2.73%)

See MUE to MKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Mokulele Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Waimea-Kohala Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2471 miles or 3977 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MUE to LAX flight is about 5 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Kamuela, HI and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from MUE to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MUE
Origination airport name Waimea-Kohala Airport
City Kamuela, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 20
Longitude -155.7

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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