The cheapest times to fly from PVR to LAX are
- January 15th to March 25th
- August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
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 PVR to LAX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $882 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $243 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Puerto Vallarta (PVR) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $244 to $514 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 $252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $560. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $308 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $318 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVR to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PVR to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PVR to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Puerto Vallarta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Puerto Vallarta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (11%) 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 $320. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PVR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PVR to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 11 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PVR to LAX while comparing.
- 128 miles (206 km) away from LAX
- Usually 42.99% less expensive than LAX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Hacking PVR 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 PVR to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $310
- Average savings: $8 (2.36%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PVR to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Frontier, InterJet, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, TAR Aerolineas, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1219 miles or 1962 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PVR to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVR to LAX flight is about 3 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Puerto Vallarta and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from PVR to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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