The cheapest times to fly from SOU to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 SOU to LAX is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1965 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $456 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Southampton (SOU) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $458 to $1571 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $458. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $1467. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1009 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $846 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SOU to LAX flight.

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

SOU to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SOU to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Southampton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 Southampton. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $384 (33%) 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 $694. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SOU 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 SOU 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 10 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Paris (SOU > CDG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $348 (41.13%)

See SOU to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (SOU > DUB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $551
  • Average savings: $295 (34.87%)

See SOU to CDG flights

Hack #3: Newcastle (SOU > NCL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $570
  • Average savings: $276 (32.62%)

See SOU to NCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Delta, Finnair, Flybe, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5437 miles or 8750 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SOU to LAX flight is about 10 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from SOU to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SOU
Origination airport name Southampton Airport
City Southampton
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51
Longitude -1.4

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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