The cheapest times to fly from TRG to LAX are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 TRG to LAX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2149 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $861 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Tauranga (TRG) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $958 to $1344 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $930. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1811. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $881 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1087 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRG to LAX flight.

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

TRG to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRG to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tauranga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $99 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1095. Return trip prices are from the LAX to TRG 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 TRG 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Auckland (TRG > AKL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $146 (13.43%)

See TRG to WLG flights

Hack #2: Wellington (TRG > WLG > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $26 (2.39%)

See TRG to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6486 miles or 10438 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRG to LAX flight is about 12 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Tauranga 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 TRG to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRG
Origination airport name Tauranga Airport
City Tauranga
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37.7
Longitude 176.2

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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