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Flights from Washington to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:50 -04:00

Washington to Los Angeles Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:50 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Washington to Los Angeles. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals on Washington to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
WASLAX
Wed 10/19
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$217
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Alaska
WASLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
LAXWAS
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$217
Select
Alaska
WASLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$217
Select
Alaska
WASLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
LAXWAS
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$217
Select
Alaska
WASLAX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$217
Select
United
WASLAX
Wed 10/19
nonstop
LAXWAS
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$217
Select
United
WASLAX
Sat 10/22
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$217
Select
United
WASLAX
Sat 10/22
nonstop
LAXWAS
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$217
Select
United
WASLAX
Sat 10/22
nonstop
LAXWAS
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$217
Select
United
WASLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
LAXWAS
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$217
Select
JetBlue
WASLAX
Wed 10/19
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$244
Select
JetBlue
WASLAX
Fri 12/2
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 12/10
1 stop
$244
Select
JetBlue
WASLAX
Wed 12/7
1 stop
LAXWAS
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$244
Select
Virgin America
WASLAX
Wed 12/7
1 stop
LAXWAS
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$245
Select
American
WASLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$261
Select
American
WASLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$261
Select
American
WASLAX
Sat 10/22
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$261
Select
American
WASLAX
Sat 10/22
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$261
Select
American
WASLAX
Thu 10/27
1 stop
LAXWAS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$261
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$304
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Sat 11/5
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 11/12
1 stop
$304
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Tue 11/8
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 11/12
1 stop
$304
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Wed 11/9
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 11/12
1 stop
$304
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Frontier
WASLAX
Wed 11/9
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$304
Select

How Much is a Flight from Washington to Los Angeles?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $217.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Los Angeles?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $422 $376
7-14 days $242 $259
14-21 days $217 $225
21-30 days $217 $220
30-60 days $217 $225
60-90 days $217 $236
90+ days $217 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Los Angeles

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington to Los Angeles is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$217 $217 $217 $217 $217 $217 $217

Compare Flight Prices from Washington 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 Washington to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Washington Los Angeles Alaska 10/19/16 11/1/16 0 $217
November Washington Los Angeles Alaska 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $217
December Washington Los Angeles Alaska 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $217
January Washington Los Angeles Alaska 1/9/17 1/10/17 0 $217
February Washington Los Angeles Alaska 2/1/17 2/6/17 0 $217
March Washington Los Angeles JetBlue 3/11/17 3/14/17 1 $272
April Washington Los Angeles JetBlue 4/10/17 4/24/17 1 $290
May Washington Los Angeles American 5/1/17 5/8/17 0 $309

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington to Los Angeles

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Washington 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
$487
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$487 $276
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$276 $217
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$217 $217
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$217 $230
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$230

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington 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 Washington to Los Angeles is $289.

The average price for direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles is $279.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Washington to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 07:25 18:57
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:15 09:15
United 7 6 7 7 7 5 7 06:40 22:25
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 09:00 17:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Los Angeles is $192.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Los Angeles is $269.

Washington to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Washington to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from Washington?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Los Angeles is 2,281 miles (3,670 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 91 direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular Washington airlines for direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: United Airlines provides 49% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Washington flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:50 -04:00Number of routes searched: 816Number of itineraries searched: 1,511,581

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Washington 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.

Washington to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Frontier -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American JFK
Alaska SEA
Alaska PDX
Alaska MCI
Alaska STL
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue MCO
JetBlue JFK
Copa PTY
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
Delta CVG
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Frontier DEN
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United SFO
United ABQ
United EWR
Virgin America DAL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America SFO

Washington to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington 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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