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South Island to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare South Island to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to Los Angeles?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Island to Los Angeles from $1,149 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,319 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,203 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $831. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from South Island to Los Angeles in July, August 2021

The best prices found for South Island to LAX flights in July, August
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$2,691pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$2,715pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$2,801pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from South Island found for this year
8 Sep - 3 Oct
$2,614pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
10 Sep - 3 Oct
$2,648pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$2,691pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from South Island, departing today and this week
2 Aug - 9 Aug
$2,861pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Aug - 8 Aug
$3,225pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
1 Aug - 8 Aug
$3,676pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to Los Angeles from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to Los Angeles
15:05 - 08:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
36h 40m
CHC - LAX
Air New Zealand
$1,384
FlyFar
16:55 - 10:15
Emirates
2 stops
60h 20m
CHC - LAX
Emirates
$1,551
DreamWorldTravel
02:30 - 10:15
Emirates
3 stops
50h 45m
CHC - LAX
Emirates
$1,544
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to Los Angeles

What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from South Island?

Los Angeles (LAX), located 15.1 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from South Island to Los Angeles.

Which airlines flying from South Island to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $2,721 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $2,721. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $2,614, but on average you can expect to pay $2,868.

Are there direct flights from South Island to Los Angeles for under $2,578 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to Los Angeles, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to Los Angeles for under $2,864?

There are currently 10+ open flights from South Island to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $2,864.

Is South Island weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 32 °C range in August. The weather in Los Angeles is generally hotter than South Island's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to Los Angeles?

When booking a flight from South Island to Los Angeles, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Fiji Airways or Air New Zealand as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to Los Angeles?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Island to Los Angeles? While on average our users pay $978, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $626. The most popular route (Christchurch - Los Angeles), is priced around $2,716.

How long does is the flight from South Island to Los Angeles?

For as low as $7,984, United Airlines can have you in Los Angeles from South Island in 17h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from South Island to Los Angeles return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from South Island to Los Angeles from $2,614 return.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to Los Angeles one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,383. Users have also found tickets on Emirates for as little as $1,544.

Alternative routes for South Island to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Departure points for flights from South Island to Los Angeles

Select to see more specific information for flights to Los Angeles from all departure points in South Island.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for July in Los Angeles
31.0 °C

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Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from South Island to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$558 $727 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$686 $850 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$588 $866 No cancel fee 71%
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Virgin Australia
$651 $876 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$653 $966 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$791 $1,173 No cancel fee 78%
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