The cheapest times to fly from OMA to LAX are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 19th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 30th and May 21st)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 OMA to LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $555 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $197 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $197 to $402 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $220. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $462. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $242 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $238 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to LAX flight.

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

OMA to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OMA to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Omaha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Sundays 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 $112 (34%) 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 $208. Return trip prices are from the LAX to OMA 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 OMA to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1328 miles or 2137 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to LAX flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from OMA to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOMA
Origination airport nameEppley Airfield Airport
CityOmaha, NE
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from OMA to LAX tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 50% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for OMA about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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