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Cheap Flights from Washington to Los Angeles, CA, United States - WAS to LAX Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 3:07 AM

Popular flights from Washington to Los Angeles Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 3:07 AM

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.

Frontier
WASLAX
Tue 8/30
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 9/3
1 stop
$239
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Frontier
WASLAX
Tue 9/20
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 10/8
1 stop
$239
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Sat 10/1
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 10/8
1 stop
$239
Select
Frontier
WASLAX
Sat 10/1
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$239
Select
Alaska
WASLAX
Sat 10/1
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$251
Select
United
WASLAX
Tue 8/30
nonstop
LAXWAS
Fri 9/9
nonstop
$267
Select
United
WASLAX
Wed 9/7
nonstop
LAXWAS
Fri 9/16
nonstop
$267
Select
United
WASLAX
Sat 9/10
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 9/13
nonstop
$267
Select
United
WASLAX
Sun 9/11
nonstop
LAXWAS
Fri 9/16
nonstop
$267
Select
United
WASLAX
Tue 9/13
nonstop
LAXWAS
Mon 9/19
nonstop
$267
Select
JetBlue
WASLAX
Tue 8/23
1 stop
LAXWAS
Fri 8/26
1 stop
$269
Select
American
WASLAX
Tue 8/23
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 8/30
1 stop
$271
Select
American
WASLAX
Tue 8/23
1 stop
LAXWAS
Wed 8/31
1 stop
$271
Select
American
WASLAX
Wed 8/31
1 stop
LAXWAS
Wed 9/7
1 stop
$271
Select
American
WASLAX
Tue 9/6
1 stop
LAXWAS
Tue 9/13
1 stop
$271
Select
American
WASLAX
Tue 9/6
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 9/17
1 stop
$271
Select
Virgin America
WASLAX
Tue 8/23
nonstop
LAXWAS
Fri 8/26
nonstop
$277
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to Los Angeles (WAS to LAX)?

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 $259.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to Los Angeles (WAS to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Washington to Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $455 $417
7-14 days $297 $305
14-21 days $267 $291
21-30 days $267 $268
30-60 days $267 $239
60-90 days $267 $239
90+ days $267 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$267 $239 $261 $267 $267 $239 $267

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Washington Los Angeles American 7/31/16 8/8/16 1 $582
August Washington Los Angeles Frontier 8/30/16 9/3/16 1 $239
September Washington Los Angeles Frontier 9/20/16 10/8/16 1 $239
October Washington Los Angeles Frontier 10/1/16 10/8/16 1 $239
November Washington Los Angeles Frontier 11/1/16 11/5/16 1 $244
December Washington Los Angeles Frontier 12/3/16 12/7/16 1 $244
January Washington Los Angeles Frontier 1/7/17 1/18/17 1 $244
February Washington Los Angeles Frontier 2/1/17 2/8/17 1 $244

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$500
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$500 $307
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$307 $287
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$287 $267
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$267 $287
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$287

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to Los Angeles (WAS to LAX)

Your Washington 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 Washington to Los Angeles is $269.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Los Angeles is $277.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:30 18:59
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:15 09:15
United 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 06:47 22:08
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 09:00 17:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Los Angeles (WAS 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 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 $135.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Los Angeles is $267.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $199
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $247
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $271
Pittsburgh to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $207
Richmond to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $367
Norfolk to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $373
Harrisburg to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $349
Newport News to Los Angeles American $427
Wilkes - Barre to Los Angeles American, United $331
Atlantic City to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Lynchburg to Los Angeles American $377
Roanoke to Los Angeles American, United $390
Charlottesville to Los Angeles American, United $291
State College to Los Angeles American, United $392
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Los Angeles American, United $308
Salisbury - Ocean City to Los Angeles American $280
Williamsport to Los Angeles American $345
Staunton to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Morgantown to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Washington to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $284
Philadelphia to Long Beach American, United $367
Newark to Burbank American, United $291
Baltimore to Long Beach American, United $290
Newark to Long BeachCheck Dates
Philadelphia to Burbank American, United $394
Baltimore to Burbank American, United $292
Washington to Burbank American, United $292
Newark to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $268
Pittsburgh to Burbank American, United $234
Washington to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $238

Airlines Flying from Washington to Los Angeles (WAS to LAX) Number of flights searched: 314Last modified: Jul 29, 2016 3:08 AM

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

Washington to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United CLE 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 IND X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Washington to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Washington to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and 31 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Los Angeles is 2281 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 101 direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Los Angeles?
Answer: United Airlines provides 48% 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: Denver, CO
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