The cheapest times to fly from PDP to LAX are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the weeks of March 26th and May 21st)
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 PDP to LAX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4699 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $944 for Thursday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Maldonado (PDP) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1053 to $2167 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1109. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2456. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1347 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1447 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PDP to LAX flight.

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

PDP to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PDP to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Punta del Este. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Punta del Este. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $566 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1297. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PDP 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 PDP 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 16 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Buenos Aires (PDP > AEP > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1085
  • Average savings: $362 (25.02%)

See PDP to GRU flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (PDP > GRU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1160
  • Average savings: $287 (19.83%)

See PDP to AEP flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (PDP > MIA > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1358
  • Average savings: $90 (6.19%)

See PDP to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6270 miles or 10091 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PDP to LAX flight is about 12 hour 16 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from PDP to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PDP
Origination airport name Capitan Corbeta C. A. Curbelo International Airport
City Maldonado
Country Uruguay
Latitude -34.9
Longitude -55.1

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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