The cheapest times to fly from PSE to LAX are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • August 13th to November 11th (except the week of August 20th)

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 PSE to LAX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $983 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $379 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Ponce, PR (PSE) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $433 to $850 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $851. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $569 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSE to LAX flight.

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

PSE to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSE to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ponce. 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 $105 (16%) 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 $559. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PSE 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 PSE 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 7 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (PSE > MCO > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $8 (1.41%)

See PSE to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3364 miles or 5414 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSE to LAX flight is about 7 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Ponce, PR and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from PSE to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePSE
Origination airport nameMercedita Airport
CityPonce, PR
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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