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Journey Summary

Los Angeles to Bangkok Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
22 hours 7 minutes
Flight Price: $520
Flights Depart from:Los Angeles
Flights arrive in:Bangkok
Distance:13303 km
Airlines:jal, American Airlines

Flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok

The flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok takes around 20 to 2five hours. There are plenty of flights to choose from as there are multiple departures every day of the week, including holidays. Flights are frequent, and you will find departures from 9:00 a.m. until midnight. While all of them do require a layover, most layovers are a quick stop of two or three hours. The changes might require a stop in Japan, China, or South Korea. It is possible to fly to Bangkok from five different airports in the Los Angeles area, which means plenty of options to choose the best journey for any traveler.

Which airlines travel from Los Angeles to Bangkok?

There are numerous options for airlines on flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok. For travelers looking to get to Bangkok as soon as possible, the quickest flights are with Air China, Japan Airlines, and the Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific. These flights take around 20 hours, and the layovers are an hour to two hours maximum.  For those who don't mind a couple of extra hours, the most affordable options come with Japan Airlines, Air China, China Southern, Philippine Airlines, and the Chinese XiamenAir. Air China and Japan Airlines are an excellent combination for those who want the best of both worlds on their flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok?

The flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok takes approximately 20 hours, but with more extended layovers can take up to 30 hours. All the flights require a change in countries such as Japan, China or South Korea with a minimum layover of one hour. The fastest flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok is the Air China flight with a layover in Beijing. There are flights with two or more long layovers. Such long stops are great for travelers that want to experience a new city in one day. You can book flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok with 18-hour (or longer) layovers in Beijing or Xi'an and explore the cities while you wait for the continuation of your trip to Bangkok.

How many flights are there from Los Angeles to Bangkok?

The first flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok is at 9:00 a.m, and the last plane to catch for the day is around midnight. This is how often you can book your flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok; there is one every hour or sometimes every 30 minutes. On busier days, the difference in departures can be as little as five minutes. Flights leave every day of the week, including all holidays. The overnight trips are always a good option for those that want to spend less time waiting to arrive and more time sleeping. The daytime flights are great for those looking to land in Bangkok later in the day so they can get a full night's sleep at the destination and get used to the time difference quickly.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Los Angeles to Bangkok?

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)  Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the airport that serves most routes from Los Angeles to Bangkok. It is located 12 miles (19 kilometers) from the city center, and there are various options when it comes to public transit. The closest bus stops to the terminals are on Sepulveda Boulevard and Century Boulevard. There are several bus routes to Long Beach and Los Angeles Union Station. The FlyAway Bus is a shuttle service that provides scheduled service between LAX and downtown Los Angeles. You will arrive at the city center between 45 minutes to an hour. There are plenty of options for dining, shopping as well as a spa and sometimes even live music. Other, less frequent departure airports are John Wayne Airport and Ontario International Airport. Both airports are around 35 miles (55 kilometers) from the city center and offer shuttle bus services to the downtown area.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Suvarnabhumi airport is located about 19 miles (30 kilometers) from the city center. The economical and quick option of getting to the center is the Bangkok Airport Link train, which will only take around 40 minutes. The train station is located on the ground floor of the airport, and there are ticket machines at the entrance. Taxis are located on the first floor, above the train link. At the airport, travelers can enjoy traditional Thai food, unwind in the spa, use the free WiFi, or shop in one of many shops.

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FAQs
Is travel by plane currently allowed from Los Angeles, USA to Bangkok, Thailand?

Travel by plane between Los Angeles, USA and Bangkok, Thailand is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bangkok from Los Angeles restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Thailand from Los Angeles?

Entry Requirements:

  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals

What are the safety rules to follow in Bangkok, Thailand?

The government of Thailand has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 6/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Bangkok from Los Angeles closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to USA from Bangkok, Thailand?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Bangkok to Los Angeles is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to USA from Thailand?

Reentry to USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Thailand

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Bangkok?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine, or COVID-19 testing on arrival with a minimum of 7 day self quarantine which ends following a second negative test
  • Test performed on day 3 of quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Los Angeles, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last checked on 6/16/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to Los Angeles from Bangkok here.

How many miles is it from Los Angeles to Bangkok by flight?
The Los Angeles to Bangkok flight distance is approximately 8248 miles (13303 km).

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