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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, CA, United States - PHL to LAX Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:40 PM

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:40 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
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $390
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $390
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $390
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $333
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $262
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $449
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $449
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $449
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 $449
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $449
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $281
Sep 26, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $281
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $309
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $309
Jul 23, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 $309
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $309
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $309

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL to LAX)?

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 $298.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $338 $354
7-14 days $327 $309
14-21 days $352 $314
21-30 days $369 $357
30-60 days $327 $309
60-90 days $284 $305
90+ days $281 $262

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$312 $287 $287 $287 $284 $287 $337

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Los Angeles United 5/31/16 6/5/16 1 $359
June Philadelphia Los Angeles United 6/7/16 6/16/16 1 $309
July Philadelphia Los Angeles United 7/23/16 8/6/16 1 $309
August Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 8/31/16 9/6/16 0 $281
September Philadelphia Los Angeles Frontier 9/14/16 9/20/16 1 $262
October Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 10/1/16 10/15/16 0 $281
November Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 11/5/16 11/9/16 0 $281
December Philadelphia Los Angeles Spirit 12/1/16 12/7/16 0 $287

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$338
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$338 $347
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$347 $352
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$352 $392
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$392 $402
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$402

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL to LAX)

Your Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $374.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $348.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 07:45 20:35
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:07 17:07

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL 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 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 $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is $353.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $297
Washington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $240
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $237
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $292
Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $343
Richmond to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $356
Westchester County to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $379
Harrisburg to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $429
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $539
Wilkes - Barre to Los Angeles American, United $409
Atlantic City to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
State College to Los Angeles American, United $460
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Los Angeles American, United $318
Elmira - Corning to Los Angeles American $487
New Haven to Los Angeles American $526
Binghamton to Los Angeles American, United $488
Ithaca to Los Angeles American, United $467
Salisbury - Ocean City to Los Angeles American $552
Williamsport to Los Angeles American $603
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $236
New York to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $298
New York to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $361
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $324
New York to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $298
Washington to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $308
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $348
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $114
Philadelphia to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $377
Newark to Burbank American, United $298

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL to LAX) Number of flights searched: 239Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:40 PM

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

Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DCA X X
Alaska SEA X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit DFW X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Philadelphia to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and 49 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is 2395 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 85% 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: Denver, CO
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