The cheapest times to fly from TBU to LAX are

  • January 22nd to June 3rd
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 6th to September 2nd (except the week of August 13th)
  • October 15th to October 28th

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 TBU to LAX is late May. Prices can be as high as $2075 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $706 for Saturday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tonga Tapu (TBU) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $847 to $1502 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $856. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1617. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $761 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1093 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TBU to LAX flight.

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

TBU to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TBU to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Nuku’alofa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $352 (21%) 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 $1043. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TBU 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 TBU 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 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5332 miles or 8581 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TBU to LAX flight is about 10 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Tonga Tapu and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from TBU to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TBU
Origination airport name Fua Amotu International Airport
City Tonga Tapu
Country Tonga
Latitude -21.2
Longitude -175.1

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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