The cheapest times to fly from YIH to LAX are

  • February 5th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the weeks of October 15th, October 29th, and December 3rd)

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 YIH to LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2006 for Wednesday flights during early January, or as low as $453 for Sunday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Yichang (YIH) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $566 to $1123 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 $587. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1483. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $896 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $750 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIH to LAX flight.

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

YIH to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIH to LAX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Yichang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into YIH. Wednesdays 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 $108 (11%) 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 $742. Return trip prices are from the LAX to YIH 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 YIH 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 13 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6919 miles or 11135 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIH to LAX flight is about 13 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from YIH to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YIH
Origination airport name Yichang Sanxia Airport
City Yichang
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 111.5

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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