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The cheapest times to fly from TAM to LAX are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • August 6th 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 TAM to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1691 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $423 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tampico (TAM) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $454 to $758 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $455. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1134. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $679 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $540 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAM to LAX flight.

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

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TAM to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAM to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tampico. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $55 (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 $542. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TAM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TAM 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.

 

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

Hack #1: Guadalajara (TAM > GDL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $364
  • Average savings: $176 (32.53%)

See TAM to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (TAM > MEX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $394
  • Average savings: $146 (27.06%)

See TAM to GDL flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (TAM > DFW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $498
  • Average savings: $42 (7.78%)

See TAM to DFW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, InterJet, United, VivaAerobus, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1483 miles or 2387 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAM to LAX flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from TAM to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTAM
Origination airport nameGeneral Francisco Javier Mina International Airport
CityTampico
CountryMexico
Latitude22.3
Longitude-97.9

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

 

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