The cheapest times to fly from TAG to LAX are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the week of March 12th)
  • May 7th to June 17th
  • November 12th to November 25th

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 TAG to LAX is mid May. Prices can be as high as $4259 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1755 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tagbilaran (TAG) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1755 to $2811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1803. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2899. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1096 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAG to LAX flight.

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

TAG to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAG to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Panglao. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into TAG. Saturdays 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 $448 (9%) 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 $1992. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TAG 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 TAG 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 14 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Manila (TAG > MNL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $736
  • Average savings: $1313 (64.08%)

See TAG to CEB flights

Hack #2: Lapu-Lapu City (TAG > CEB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $1096 (53.49%)

See TAG to MNL flights

Hack #3: Luzon Island (TAG > CRK > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $1051 (51.29%)

See TAG to CRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7369 miles or 11859 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAG to LAX flight is about 14 hour 15 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from TAG to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TAG
Origination airport name Tagbilaran Airport
City Tagbilaran
Country the Philippines
Latitude 9.7
Longitude 123.9

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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