The cheapest times to fly from TIA to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 28th)
  • October 8th 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 TIA to LAX is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1207 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $615 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tirana (TIA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $634 to $1035 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $645. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1097. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $452 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $694 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TIA to LAX flight.

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

TIA to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TIA to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tirana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. 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 $100 (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 $721. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TIA 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 TIA 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 12 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Copenhagen (TIA > CPH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $576
  • Average savings: $118 (17%)

See TIA to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (TIA > OSL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $81 (11.6%)

See TIA to CPH flights

Hack #3: London (TIA > LGW > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $630
  • Average savings: $64 (9.22%)

See TIA to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6590 miles or 10606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TIA to LAX flight is about 12 hour 51 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from TIA to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TIA
Origination airport name Tirana International Airport
City Tirana
Country Albania
Latitude 41.4
Longitude 19.7

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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