The cheapest times to fly from SUN to LAX are
- January 8th to February 4th (except the week of January 15th)
- April 23rd to May 20th
- July 30th to November 18th
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 SUN to LAX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $785 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $210 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID (SUN) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $232 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $243. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $222 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $354 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SUN to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SUN to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SUN to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sun Valley. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $132 (30%) 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 $301. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SUN 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 SUN to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 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 SUN to LAX while comparing.
- 88 miles (142 km) away from LAX
- Usually 6.21% less expensive than LAX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SUN to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Friedman Memorial Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 696 miles or 1120 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SUN to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SUN to LAX flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.
How many flights go between Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID 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 SUN to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Friedman Memorial Airport|
|City||Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SUN to LAX tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 10% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 65% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for SUN about 1 minutes early. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 1 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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