The cheapest times to fly from SCK to LAX are

  • December 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of May 7th, July 30th, August 6th, and November 26th)

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 SCK to LAX is late December. Prices can be as high as $545 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $195 for Wednesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Stockton, CA (SCK) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $195 to $205 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $545. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $350 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $205 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCK to LAX flight.

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

SCK to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCK to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Stockton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $7 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $195. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SCK 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 SCK to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 316 miles or 509 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCK to LAX flight is about 1 hour 33 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from SCK to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCK
Origination airport name Stockton Metropolitan Airport
City Stockton, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.9
Longitude -121.2

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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