The cheapest times to fly from NRT to LAX are
- January 22nd to April 22nd (except the weeks of February 5th and April 2nd)
- August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of October 1st)
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 NRT to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1514 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $552 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Tokyo (NRT) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $586 to $1062 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $627. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1293. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $666 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $799 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NRT to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the NRT to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the NRT to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Tokyo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (13%) 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 $757. Return trip prices are from the LAX to NRT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from NRT to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking NRT 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 NRT to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $785
- Average savings: $14 (1.75%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from NRT to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Busan, Air Canada, Air China, Air Seoul, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EASTAR JET, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Jetstar, Jin Air, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, T’Way Air, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Narita International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5438 miles or 8752 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from NRT to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop NRT to LAX flight is about 10 hour 46 minutes.
How many flights go between Tokyo and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from NRT to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Narita International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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