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Cheap Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles, CA, United States - ATL to LAX

Popular flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $285
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $236
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $236
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $236
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $236
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $244
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $244
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 $237
May 14, 2016 May 16, 2016 $237
May 17, 2016 May 18, 2016 $237
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $264

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Atlanta to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $256.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Atlanta to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $277 $278
7-14 days $237 $274
14-21 days $257 $287
21-30 days $282 $302
30-60 days $244 $264
60-90 days $308 $269
90+ days $204 $236

Cheapest Day To Fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$295 $237 $264 $244 $242 $237 $276

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Atlanta to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Atlanta Los Angeles Spirit 5/14/16 5/16/16 0 $237
June Atlanta Los Angeles Frontier 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $244
July Atlanta Los Angeles United 7/13/16 7/19/16 1 $270
August Atlanta Los Angeles American 8/16/16 8/30/16 1 $236
September Atlanta Los Angeles Frontier 9/20/16 9/27/16 0 $204
October Atlanta Los Angeles Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $204
November Atlanta Los Angeles American 11/2/16 11/6/16 2 $295
December Atlanta Los Angeles American 12/10/16 12/12/16 2 $289

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Atlanta to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$237
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$237 $280
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$280 $297
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$297 $297
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$297 $244
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$244

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL to LAX)

Your Atlanta to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles is $325.

The average price for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles is $303.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from Atlanta to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:55 18:35
Delta 12 12 11 12 12 10 12 07:25 21:45
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 08:35 08:35
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:38 10:38

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL to LAX)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles is $140.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles is $295.

Atlanta to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Atlanta to Los Angeles flight time is 4 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Atlanta and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Atlanta to Los Angeles is 1941 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 105 direct flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 72% of the non-stop flights between Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Atlanta to Los Angeles?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Atlanta to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta BNA X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Atlanta and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Atlanta - ATL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Atlanta to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $158
Atlanta to Burbank American, Alaska, United $264
Atlanta to Long Beach American, United $302
Atlanta to Ontario American, United $264
Atlanta to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
Atlanta to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $278
Atlanta to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $317
Atlanta to New York American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $154
Atlanta to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $168
Atlanta to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Atlanta to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $113
Atlanta to Palm Springs American, Alaska, United $354

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

Cheap Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $236 Round trip from ATL to LAX