The cheapest times to fly from SLP to LAX are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 11th

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 SLP to LAX is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1456 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $492 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from San Luis Potosi (SLP) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $500 to $730 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $500. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $823. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $323 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $507 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLP to LAX flight.

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

SLP to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLP to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Luis Potosí. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Luis Potosí. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $533. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SLP 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 SLP 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 3 hour 23 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 SLP to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 62.33% less expensive than LAX
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLP to TIJ flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 18.34% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLP to SNA flights

Destination alternative #3: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 8.28% less expensive than LAX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLP to SAN flights


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (SLP > MEX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $382
  • Average savings: $126 (24.75%)

See SLP to TIJ flights

Hack #2: Tijuana (SLP > TIJ > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $468
  • Average savings: $39 (7.69%)

See SLP to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, JAL, United, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1333 miles or 2145 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLP to LAX flight is about 3 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between San Luis Potosi and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from SLP to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLP
Origination airport name Ponciano Arriaga International Airport
City San Luis Potosi
Country Mexico
Latitude 22.3
Longitude -100.9

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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