The cheapest times to fly from OOL to LAX are

  • January 22nd to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 30th to June 17th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 OOL to LAX is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1962 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $613 for Sunday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Gold Coast (OOL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $677 to $1526 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $733. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1817. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1084 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $872 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OOL to LAX flight.

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

OOL to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OOL to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Gold Coast. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into OOL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Gold Coast. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $46 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $920. Return trip prices are from the LAX to OOL 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 OOL 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 13 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Sydney (OOL > SYD > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $102 (11.7%)

See OOL to MEL flights

Hack #2: Melbourne (OOL > MEL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $35 (4.02%)

See OOL to SYD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7173 miles or 11544 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OOL to LAX flight is about 13 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Gold Coast and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from OOL to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OOL
Origination airport name Gold Coast Airport
City Gold Coast
Country Australia
Latitude -28.2
Longitude 153.5

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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