The cheapest times to fly from TPQ to LAX are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 TPQ to LAX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1998 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $563 for Sunday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tepic (TPQ) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $564 to $1428 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 $569. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1610. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1041 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $733 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPQ to LAX flight.

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

TPQ to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPQ to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tepic. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday 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 $129 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $749. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TPQ 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 TPQ 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 8 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from TPQ to LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 72.42% less expensive than LAX
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPQ to TIJ flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 2.66% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See TPQ to SNA flights


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

Hack #1: Mexico City (TPQ > MEX > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $392
  • Average savings: $341 (46.48%)

See TPQ to TIJ flights

Hack #2: Tijuana (TPQ > TIJ > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $479
  • Average savings: $254 (34.61%)

See TPQ to MEX flights

Hack #3: Puerto Vallarta (TPQ > PVR > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $569
  • Average savings: $164 (22.39%)

See TPQ to PVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1196 miles or 1925 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPQ to LAX flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from TPQ to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPQ
Origination airport name Tepic Airport
City Tepic
Country Mexico
Latitude 21.4
Longitude -104.8

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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