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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Washington - LAX to WAS

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Washington

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $212
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $212
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $240
May 4, 2016 May 7, 2016 $240
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 14, 2016 $242
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $319
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $258
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $211
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 $268
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $268

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 $220.

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 $341 $322
7-14 days $280 $278
14-21 days $248 $251
21-30 days $212 $220
30-60 days $242 $242
60-90 days $211 $219
90+ days $217 $221

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
$217 $212 $212 $217 $211 $225 $247

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
February Los Angeles Washington American 2/29/16 3/1/16 1 $242
March Los Angeles Washington Alaska 3/1/16 3/14/16 0 $212
April Los Angeles Washington United 4/22/16 4/30/16 0 $211
May Los Angeles Washington United 5/4/16 5/8/16 0 $212
June Los Angeles Washington United 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 $293
July Los Angeles Washington United 7/5/16 7/12/16 1 $303
August Los Angeles Washington American 8/24/16 8/29/16 1 $301
September Los Angeles Washington American 9/3/16 9/22/16 0 $285

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$345
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$345 $315
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$315 $250
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$250 $217
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$217 $247
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$247

TIPSave $79 by flying into Baltimore instead of Washington from Los Angeles

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 $257.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Washington is $314.

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 08:00 23:30
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 13:00
United 5 6 6 8 7 5 5 06:35 23:06
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 08:25 23:25

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 $132.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Washington is $252.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Washington Alaska, Delta, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $244
Ontario to Washington Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $258
Santa Ana to Washington Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Frontier, AirTran $285
Burbank to Washington Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, JetBlue, AirTran $285
Long Beach to Washington Alaska, Delta, US Airways, JetBlue $310
Bakersfield to Washington United, US Airways $334
Santa Barbara to Washington Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $400
Palm Springs to Washington Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, Virgin America $311
Los Angeles to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $241
San Luis Obispo to Washington$449
Palomar to WashingtonCheck Dates
Santa Maria to Washington United $400
Tijuana to Washington AeroMexico $674
Los Angeles to Baltimore United, Delta, American, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue, AirTran $157
Los Angeles to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America $112
San Diego to Baltimore Delta, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, AirTran $373
Los Angeles to Philadelphia Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Virgin America, AirTran $192
Los Angeles to Atlanta Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran $181
San Diego to New York United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $276
Ontario to Baltimore United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $287
Los Angeles to Newark Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, JetBlue, AirTran, Virgin America $261
Santa Ana to Baltimore United, Delta, US Airways, American, AirTran $285
Burbank to Baltimore United, Delta, US Airways, AirTran $294
Long Beach to Baltimore Delta, US Airways, JetBlue $352
Los Angeles to Boston Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Virgin America, AirTran $201
Ontario to New York United, US Airways, American, AirTran $255
Los Angeles to Toronto Air Canada, Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, WestJet, El Al $387
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, Virgin America $79
Long Beach to New York US Airways, JetBlue $277
San Diego to Philadelphia Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Virgin America, AirTran $268

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX to WAS)

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 PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue FLL X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP 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 LAS 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 4 hours and 52 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 86 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 45% 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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