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 September or October, booked 60 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 2022: compare Los Angeles to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
LAX - CMH
Price
$181 - $497
CMH
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CMH
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$181

From Los Angeles to Columbus

One-way from

$105

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to Columbus is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Columbus from Los Angeles average $295. You can even find prices in September for less than $295, as users have found deals to Columbus from as low as $117. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbus from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 68%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from Los Angeles to Columbus compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $320. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $372.

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 38%.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbus in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LAX to CMH flights for August, September
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$178pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$183pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Los Angeles found for this year
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$178pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$183pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Columbus

13 Sep - 20 Sep
$178pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Aug - 7 Sep
$183pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Cheap United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Columbus

9 Sep - 12 Sep
$210pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Columbus direct flight deals
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$184pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Sep - 8 Sep
$188pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$189pp
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
18 Aug - 16 Sep
$230pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 1 Sep
$231pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 31 Aug
$235pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Columbus from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Columbus
4:05 pm - 2:54 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 49m
LAX - CMH
United Airlines
$105
United
12:24 pm - 7:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
15h 36m
LAX - CMH
Multiple Airlines
$126
Kiwi.com
4:20 pm - 2:40 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 20m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$130
CheapOair

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Columbus?

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Columbus from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbus should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Columbus from 10 different airlines.

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 Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbus have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 $178, but on average you can expect to pay $192.

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 $207.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Columbus flight route?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbus round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $178, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Columbus. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. Spirit Airlines is 39% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Columbus?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Columbus is generally $1,103, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $97. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Columbus), you can expect to pay $178 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Columbus?

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Columbus, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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.

Top 7 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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$88 $217 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$93 $296 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$148 $453 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$176 $485 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$178 $533 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$240 $544 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.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of LAX to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of LAX to CMH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% 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
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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