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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, United States - LAX to WAS Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:20 PM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Washington Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:20 PM

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
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $277
Sep 17, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $277
Sep 17, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $277
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 23, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $284
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $240
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $240
Sep 28, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $240
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $260
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $260
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $260
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $378
Jun 23, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $378
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $277
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $277
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $277
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $277
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $277
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 23, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $282

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $286.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles to Washington 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 Los Angeles to Washington

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $713 $448
7-14 days $395 $326
14-21 days $345 $313
21-30 days $345 $313
30-60 days $317 $309
60-90 days $293 $274
90+ days $273 $240

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$285 $282 $285 $274 $274 $285 $313

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Los Angeles Washington Virgin America 5/31/16 6/3/16 1 $780
June Los Angeles Washington United 6/20/16 6/28/16 1 $313
July Los Angeles Washington United 7/25/16 8/11/16 1 $309
August Los Angeles Washington Frontier 8/30/16 9/7/16 1 $268
September Los Angeles Washington Frontier 9/13/16 9/17/16 1 $240
October Los Angeles Washington JetBlue 10/3/16 10/5/16 1 $260
November Los Angeles Washington United 11/9/16 11/10/16 0 $273
December Los Angeles Washington JetBlue 12/1/16 12/7/16 1 $260

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

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 Los Angeles to Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$758
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$758 $395
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$395 $408
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$408 $345
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$345 $503
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$503
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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS)

Your Los Angeles to Washington 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 Los Angeles to Washington is $354.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Washington is $322.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:30 22:20
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:35 12:35
United 8 8 10 8 8 4 8 07:35 23:27
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:30 23:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS)

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 Los Angeles to Washington. 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 Los Angeles to Washington is $174.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Washington is $339.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $240
Ontario to Washington American, Alaska, United $304
Santa Ana to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $304
Burbank to Washington American, Alaska, United $334
Long Beach to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $309
Bakersfield to Washington American, United $432
Santa Barbara to Washington American, Alaska, United $452
Palm Springs to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $424
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $271
San Luis Obispo to Washington American, United $467
Palomar to WashingtonCheck Dates
Santa Maria to Washington United Check Dates
Tijuana to Washington American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $664
Los Angeles to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $237
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $178
San Diego to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $384
Los Angeles to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $262
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $349
Ontario to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $304
Los Angeles to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $297
Santa Ana to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $304
Burbank to Baltimore American, United $294
Long Beach to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $435
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $252
Ontario to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Los Angeles to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $359
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Long Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $330
San Diego to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $262

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS) Number of flights searched: 310Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:20 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Washington 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 Los Angeles to Washington.

Los Angeles to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
JetBlue JFK X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Los Angeles to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Washington?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Washington flight time is 5 hours and 4 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Washington is 2281 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington?
Answer: There are 107 direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Washington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Washington?
Answer: Denver, CO
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