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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Seattle to Los Angeles so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles - SEA to LAX

Cheap flights from Seattle to Los Angeles

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
Oct 6, 2015 Oct 20, 2015 $137
Nov 4, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $137
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $169
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 6, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $183
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $169
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 26, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $149
Sep 26, 2015 Oct 3, 2015 $149
Oct 6, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $149
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 26, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $149

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $159.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA to LAX)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $287 $236
7-14 days $189 $182
14-21 days $150 $154
21-30 days $149 $153
30-60 days $137 $152
60-90 days $137 $175
90+ days $177 $183

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$167 $137 $137 $172 $174 $148 $180

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seattle to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 9/26/15 10/7/15 0 $149
October Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 10/6/15 10/20/15 0 $137
November Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 11/4/15 11/4/15 0 $137
December Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 12/8/15 12/9/15 0 $177
January Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 1/12/16 1/16/16 0 $197
February Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 2/2/16 2/9/16 0 $194
March Seattle Los Angeles Alaska 3/16/16 3/19/16 0 $218
April Seattle Los Angeles United 4/25/16 4/27/16 1 $209

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$389
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$389 $151
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$151 $148
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$148 $151
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$151 $151
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$151

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA to LAX)

Your Seattle 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 Seattle to Los Angeles is $168.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seattle to Los Angeles is $156.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seattle to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 17 17 18 18 17 17 17 05:30 21:55
Delta 9 9 9 9 9 6 9 06:15 20:30
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 12:40 18:40
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 07:00 17:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to Los Angeles is $87.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to Los Angeles is $165.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Portland to Los Angeles United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Virgin America $145
Vancouver to Los Angeles Air Canada, United, Alaska, American, US Airways, WestJet, Pacific Coastal, Virgin America $161
Bellingham to Los Angeles Alaska, American $215
Victoria to Los Angeles Air Canada, Alaska, United, US Airways, American, WestJet $211
Pasco to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American $218
Wenatchee to Los Angeles Alaska, American $250
Abbotsford to Los Angeles Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $347
Yakima to Los Angeles Alaska, American $220
Comox to Los Angeles Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $279
Nanaimo to Los Angeles Air Canada, United, Alaska, American, US Airways, WestJet $234
Penticton to Los Angeles Air Canada, Alaska, United, American, WestJet Check Dates
Seattle to Burbank Alaska, United, US Airways, American $169
Seattle to Long Beach United, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue $137
Portland to Long Beach United, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue $137
Portland to Burbank United, Alaska, American, US Airways $171
Vancouver to Long Beach Air Canada, Alaska, United, American, US Airways, WestJet, JetBlue $278
Seattle to Santa Ana United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Frontier $151
Vancouver to Burbank Air Canada, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, WestJet $273
Seattle to Ontario Alaska, United, American, US Airways $167
Seattle to Las Vegas United, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America $204
Portland to Santa Ana Alaska, United, US Airways, American $151
Vancouver to Santa Ana Air Canada, Alaska, United, US Airways, American, WestJet $211
Seattle to San Diego United, Alaska, American, Virgin America $180
Bellingham to Long BeachCheck Dates
Portland to Ontario Alaska, United, American, US Airways $168
Pasco to Burbank Alaska, United, American $220
Pasco to Long Beach United, Alaska, American $455
Victoria to Long Beach Air Canada, United, Alaska, US Airways, American $539
Bellingham to Burbank Alaska, American $228
Victoria to Burbank Air Canada, Alaska, United, American, WestJet $364

Airlines Flying from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA to LAX)

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

Seattle to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta PDX X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
US Airways PHX 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 Seattle and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Seattle to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seattle to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Seattle to Los Angeles flight time is 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Seattle and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to Los Angeles is 954 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 208 direct flights from Seattle to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seattle to Los Angeles?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seattle to Los Angeles?
Answer: Portland, OR
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