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Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:55 -04:00

Philadelphia to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:55 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Spirit & American frequently offer the best deals on Philadelphia to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
PHLLAX
Mon 10/17
nonstop
LAXPHL
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$226
Select
Spirit
PHLLAX
Mon 10/17
nonstop
LAXPHL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$226
Select
Spirit
PHLLAX
Mon 10/17
nonstop
LAXPHL
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$226
Select
Spirit
PHLLAX
Mon 10/24
nonstop
LAXPHL
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$226
Select
Spirit
PHLLAX
Mon 10/24
nonstop
LAXPHL
Mon 11/7
nonstop
$226
Select
American
PHLLAX
Fri 12/2
1 stop
LAXPHL
Sat 12/10
1 stop
$254
Select
United
PHLLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$283
Select
United
PHLLAX
Mon 10/31
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$283
Select
United
PHLLAX
Thu 11/3
1 stop
LAXPHL
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$283
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United
PHLLAX
Fri 11/4
1 stop
LAXPHL
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$283
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United
PHLLAX
Fri 11/4
1 stop
LAXPHL
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$283
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Frontier
PHLLAX
Wed 11/2
1 stop
LAXPHL
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$322
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JetBlue
PHLLAX
Tue 11/1
1 stop
LAXPHL
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$350
Select
JetBlue
PHLLAX
Mon 11/7
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$350
Select
JetBlue
PHLLAX
Thu 1/12
1 stop
LAXPHL
Wed 1/18
1 stop
$350
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JetBlue
PHLLAX
Thu 1/12
1 stop
LAXPHL
Tue 1/17
1 stop
$350
Select
Alaska
PHLLAX
Thu 10/20
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$379
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Alaska
PHLLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$379
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Alaska
PHLLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXPHL
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$379
Select
Alaska
PHLLAX
Fri 10/28
1 stop
LAXPHL
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$379
Select
Alaska
PHLLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXPHL
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$379
Select

How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $232.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Philadelphia 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $322 $334
7-14 days $227 $291
14-21 days $226 $288
21-30 days $226 $275
30-60 days $226 $260
60-90 days $226 $254
90+ days $226 $294

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$226 $226 $226 $226 $246 $226 $247

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to Los Angeles by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Philadelphia to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Philadelphia Los Angeles United 9/30/16 10/10/16 1 $494
October Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 10/17/16 10/27/16 0 $226
November Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 11/2/16 11/16/16 0 $226
December Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 $226
January Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 1/21/17 1/23/17 0 $226
February Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 2/4/17 2/11/17 0 $227
March Philadelphia Los Angeles JetBlue 3/1/17 3/4/17 1 $350
April Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 4/29/17 5/14/17 0 $321

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$257
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$257 $227
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$227 $227
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$227 $227
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$227 $227
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$227

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $355.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $315.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 07:30 17:55
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:01 17:01

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $114.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $319.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is 2,395 miles (3,854 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 82% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Philadelphia flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 2:55 -04:00Number of routes searched: 434Number of itineraries searched: 1,451,392

Wondering which airlines fly out of Philadelphia to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Philadelphia airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Spirit -
United -
American PHX
American ATL
American AUS
American BDL
Alaska SEA
Alaska AUS
Alaska MCI
Alaska SLC
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
Delta CVG
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Frontier DEN
Spirit ATL
Spirit DFW
Spirit DTW
Spirit FLL
United DEN
United SFO
United IAD
United IAH

Philadelphia to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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