Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbus (LAX - CMH)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Columbus are usually found in July or August, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CMH flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
LAX - CMH
Price
$235 - $394
CMH
Temperature
41 - 86 °F
CMH
Precipitation
2.3 - 5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$235

From Los Angeles to Columbus

One-way from

$76

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Columbus

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Columbus?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Columbus?

To save up to 50% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 23 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Columbus from $180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $273 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Columbus?

August can be a great time to fly to Columbus from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $173. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $79. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Columbus (LAX - CMH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Columbus in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbus in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CMH flights for July, August
27 Aug - 4 Sep
$110pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Aug - 31 Aug
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Columbus 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Los Angeles found for this year
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$102pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 4 Sep
$110pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Sep - 9 Sep
$112pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Columbus direct flight deals
24 Aug - 31 Aug
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Aug - 1 Sep
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Sep - 18 Sep
$160pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 20 Aug
$188pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Aug - 11 Aug
$192pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Aug - 20 Aug
$199pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Columbus from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
2:45 am - 10:22 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 37m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$76
JustFly
2:45 am - 10:14 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 29m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$78
FlightNetwork
9:21 am - 4:44 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 23m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$88
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> to <span class="emphasized">Columbus</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Columbus

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Columbus due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Los Angeles and Columbus for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbus have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbus have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Columbus?

Columbus is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Columbus from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbus (CMH) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight to Columbus from 7 different airlines. 4h 23m is how long a flight from Los Angeles to Columbus will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $102, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Columbus under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Columbus is less than $173.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Columbus flight path was viewed by 147 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Columbus?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Los Angeles is typically less than Columbus. We can gather that this will continue over the next 1 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Columbus?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Columbus are colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Columbus?

Departing from Los Angeles to Columbus will take you 4h 23m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Columbus round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Columbus is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $102 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 64% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Columbus one-way?

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Columbus is Spirit Airlines ($49).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbus from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Columbus?

Returning to Los Angeles from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Columbus

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Columbus.
Average temperature for August in Columbus
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Columbus
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Columbus

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Columbus choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$110 $191 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$109 $261 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $294 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$153 $321 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $384 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$217 $446 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Columbus.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of LAX to CMH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of LAX to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of LAX to CMH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LAX to CMH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Columbus.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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