The cheapest times to fly from PNQ to LAX are

  • January 22nd to April 15th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • July 23rd to September 16th

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 PNQ to LAX is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $4934 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $1075 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Pune (PNQ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1232 to $1822 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1208. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2458. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1250 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1485 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PNQ to LAX flight.

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

PNQ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PNQ to LAX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Pune. 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. Saturdays 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 $212 (14%) 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 $1447. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PNQ 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 PNQ to LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PNQ to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 3.44% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See PNQ to SAN flights


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

Hack #1: Delhi (PNQ > DEL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $411 (27.69%)

See PNQ to BLR flights

Hack #2: Bangalore (PNQ > BLR > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $392 (26.41%)

See PNQ to DEL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (PNQ > SIN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1124
  • Average savings: $361 (24.28%)

See PNQ to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8716 miles or 14027 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PNQ to LAX flight is about 16 hour 40 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from PNQ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePNQ
Origination airport namePune Airport

Return Airport

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


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