The cheapest times to fly from NOU to LAX are

  • February 5th to May 6th (except the week of March 12th)
  • June 25th to August 5th
  • November 12th 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 NOU to LAX is early August. Prices can be as high as $3705 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $1254 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Noumea (NOU) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1259 to $2168 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1283. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1036 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1346 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NOU to LAX flight.

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

NOU to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NOU to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Noumea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into NOU. Thursdays 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 $446 (22%) 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 $1385. Return trip prices are from the LAX to NOU 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 NOU 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 12 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Brisbane (NOU > BNE > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $28 (2.04%)

See NOU to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (NOU > SYD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1334
  • Average savings: $13 (0.93%)

See NOU to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Noumea La Tontouta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6277 miles or 10102 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NOU to LAX flight is about 12 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Noumea 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 NOU to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NOU
Origination airport name Noumea La Tontouta Airport
City Noumea
Country New Caledonia
Latitude -22
Longitude 166.2

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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