The cheapest times to fly from UPG to LAX are

  • March 19th to April 15th (except the week of March 26th)
  • July 30th to December 31st

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 UPG to LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $8922 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $1131 for Monday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Ujung Pandang (UPG) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1326 to $8291 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1656. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $7350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5695 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3698 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UPG to LAX flight.

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

UPG to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UPG to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Makassar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is 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 to Los Angeles, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Makassar. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2054 (38%) 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 $2395. Return trip prices are from the LAX to UPG 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 UPG 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 15 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (UPG > KUL > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $2786 (75.34%)

See UPG to DPS flights

Hack #2: Denpasar (UPG > DPS > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $2698 (72.96%)

See UPG to KUL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (UPG > SIN > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $2694 (72.85%)

See UPG to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, ANA, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8234 miles or 13251 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UPG to LAX flight is about 15 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Ujung Pandang 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 UPG to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeUPG
Origination airport nameHasanuddin Airport
CityUjung Pandang

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States


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