The cheapest times to fly from PBM to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 15th 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 PBM to LAX is early August. Prices can be as high as $2870 for Monday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1144 for Sunday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Zanderij (PBM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1275 to $2437 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 $1695. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $2319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $624 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2079 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PBM to LAX flight.

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

PBM to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PBM to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Paramaribo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into PBM. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Paramaribo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $762 (33%) 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 $1449. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PBM 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 PBM 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 9 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Port of Spain (PBM > POS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $936
  • Average savings: $1144 (55%)

See PBM to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (PBM > MIA > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $1139 (54.76%)

See PBM to POS flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (PBM > FLL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1160
  • Average savings: $920 (44.23%)

See PBM to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Caribbean Airlines, COPA, Delta, Surinam Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Johan A. Pengel International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4479 miles or 7208 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PBM to LAX flight is about 9 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Zanderij and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PBM to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PBM
Origination airport name Johan A. Pengel International Airport
City Zanderij
Country Suriname
Latitude 5.5
Longitude -55.2

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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