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Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Dec 12, 2018 0:26 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles, California. United & Alaska frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles, California flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
WASLAX
Wed 1/2
nonstop
LAXWAS
Sat 1/5
nonstop
$171
Alaska
WASLAX
Thu 1/10
nonstop
LAXWAS
Tue 1/15
nonstop
$222
American
WASLAX
Tue 1/8
nonstop
LAXWAS
Mon 1/14
nonstop
$223
Frontier
WASLAX
Tue 1/8
1 stop
LAXWAS
Sat 1/12
1 stop
$247
JetBlue
WASLAX
Mon 1/21
1 stop
LAXWAS
Thu 1/24
1 stop
$270

How Much is a Flight from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $216.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California 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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $296 $301
7-14 days $267 $292
14-21 days $171 $259
21-30 days $171 $239
30-60 days $223 $238
60-90 days $223 $239
90+ days $217 $221

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$223$223$171$222$223$223$223

Compare Flight Prices from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California United 12/25/18 1/7/19 0 $267
January Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California United 1/2/19 1/5/19 0 $171
February Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California American 2/1/19 2/4/19 0 $223
March Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California Alaska 3/3/19 3/5/19 0 $223
April Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California American 4/16/19 4/24/19 0 $217
May Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California United 5/1/19 5/6/19 0 $217
June Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California United 6/1/19 6/4/19 0 $217
July Washington, District of Columbia Los Angeles, California American 7/9/19 7/23/19 1 $263

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$301
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$301 $305
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$305 $520
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$520 $247
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$247 $222
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$222

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is $254.

The average price for direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is $260.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California.

Weekly Direct Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 3 3 4 4 3 4 07:08 18:40
Alaska 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:10 16:00
Major Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:30 17:30
United 5 6 4 7 6 4 8 06:30 22:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California. 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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is $121.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is $241.

Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California flight time is 5 hours and 57 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: The distance from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California is 2,281 miles (3,670 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 87 direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular Washington, District of Columbia airlines for direct flights from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: United Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Washington, District of Columbia and Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Washington, District of Columbia flying to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Dec 12, 2018 0:26 -05:00Number of routes searched: 813Number of itineraries searched: 4,586,755

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California? We've gathered the average price of Washington, District of Columbia airlines with flights to Los Angeles, California. 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, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
Major Airlines -
Frontier -
United -
American DFW
American PHX
American CLT
American JFK
Air Canada YYZ
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
Alaska SEA
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue MCO
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
Spirit ATL
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit DTW
Spirit FLL
United DEN
United SFO
United IAH
United ORD

Washington, District of Columbia to Los Angeles, California Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington, District of Columbia and Los Angeles, California. 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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