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 2022: compare Los Angeles to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
LAX - C01
Price
$235 - $394
C01
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
C01
Precipitation
2.3 - 4.8 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

$35

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 - C01)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from Los Angeles to Columbus by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Columbus from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $291 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $147. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Los Angeles to Columbus. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Columbus.

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 29 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 $333 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $461 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbus in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to CMH flights for January, February
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$80pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Feb - 13 Feb
$81pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Los Angeles found for this year
26 Apr - 3 May
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$80pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Columbus direct flight deals
26 Apr - 3 May
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$80pp
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
21 Jan - 25 Jan
$151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 28 Jan
$154pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Jan - 25 Jan
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
12:37 pm - 7:57 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 20m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$35
mytrip.com
12:37 pm - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 22m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$36
mytrip.com
11:00 am - 6:22 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 22m
LAX - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$38
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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 8 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 American Airlines, Delta, 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $99.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Columbus for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Columbus under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Columbus is less than $110.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $77, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Columbus.. Spirit Airlines is 73% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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 Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Columbus?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Columbus is generally $497, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $55. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Columbus), you can expect to pay $78 for that flight.

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 24 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 24 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.
Flight duration from LAX to Columbus
4h 33m
Average temperature for January in Columbus
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Columbus
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

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
Frontier
$88 $204 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$109 $261 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $360 No cancel fee 69%
Allegiant Air
$140 $279 No cancel fee 88%
Delta
$153 $401 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $421 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 58% of LAX to CMH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of LAX to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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