Cheap flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL - LAX)

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The best prices from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Atlanta (ATL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to LAX flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
ATL - LAX
Price
$141 - $343
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$141

From Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles

One-way from

$34

One-way flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Users have found that booking a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles at least 24 days early can save you up to 36% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles for as little as $219 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $295 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 21% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles (ATL - LAX)?

It’s optimal to fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Los Angeles from Atlanta average $220. You can even find prices in August for less than $220, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $74. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Atlanta. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 56%.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ATL to LAX flights for October, November
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$64pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$72pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$73pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Atlanta found for this year
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$64pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
6 Dec - 15 Dec
$70pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$72pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Atlanta

Save time with Atlanta to Los Angeles direct flight deals
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$77pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$78pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$79pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Atlanta, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$75pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
27 Oct - 1 Nov
$76pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
28 Oct - 16 Nov
$77pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
5:10 am - 6:58 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 48m
ATL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$34
Gotogate
3:05 pm - 4:43 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 38m
ATL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$38
FlyFar
5:53 am - 7:59 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 06m
ATL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$39
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to Los Angeles

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

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. Booking flights from Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 38 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 4h 36m is how long a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $75.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles is less than $87.

Are there last-minute flights available from Atlanta to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Atlanta to Los Angeles flight route?

Within the past month, 1,441 users have taken a look at flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles.

How many flights depart from Atlanta to Los Angeles on average per day?

Per day, 8 flights depart from Atlanta to Los Angeles on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 75% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Departing from Atlanta to Los Angeles will take you 11h 05m. Atlanta and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 1953 mi.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Atlanta to Los Angeles is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $64 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 70% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles? While on average our users pay $657, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $81. The most popular route (Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson - Los Angeles), is priced around $77.

What are the most reliable airlines from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Atlanta to Los Angeles on time: Fiji Airways (100%), Spirit Airlines (89%), American Airlines (88%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Atlanta to Los Angeles are Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What airports serve Atlanta to Los Angeles flights?

Airports that serve flights out from Atlanta to Los Angeles are limited to one each location. Atlanta has the busiest airport in the US available for flights, which is called the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located in Atlanta, Georgia which is also one of the busiest cities in Georgia. Los Angeles also only has one airport which is Los Angeles International Airport, located in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles International Airport is the fifth busiest airport in the world.  

Which airlines fly directly from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

  Spirit Airlines has plenty of flights going directly from Atlanta to Los Angeles, with prices depending on the flight chosen from the airline. Another airline with flights is United Airlines. American Airlines also has flights available. All prices of flights vary from the airline chosen, the stopover times and the flight times as well. Travelers need to keep this in mind when finding tickets for flights.

What are the stopover options between Atlanta to Los Angeles?

Stopovers from Atlanta to Los Angeles can vary from airlines. Spirit Airlines has stopover options at McCarran International Airport located in Las Vegas, Nevada which can go as long as 6h 55m and another possible stopover at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport located in Louisiana which can be 6h and 54m. Denver International Airport located in Denver, Colorado is another possibility with times ranging from 7h-23h. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Maryland is another possibility for a stopover. United Airlines also has flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles with stopovers in Denver and Chicago.  

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles?

If you are a US Citizen you will not need a visa to fly from Atlanta to Los Angeles due to them being domestic flights because they are both located inside the United States. What you will need is to show some form of photo identification to verify your identity to be able to board the plane. You could show a passport or your driver’s license as a form of photo identification.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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

Returning to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson from Los Angeles

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 Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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Alternative routes for Atlanta to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from ATL to LAX
4h 34m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta to Los Angeles 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
$98 $222 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$117 $254 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$125 $309 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$127 $239 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$133 $357 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$171 $321 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$173 $374 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Atlanta towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of ATL to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of ATL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of ATL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ATL to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
Sunday
37 daily flights
Monday
48 daily flights
Tuesday
39 daily flights
Wednesday
42 daily flights
Thursday
28 daily flights
Friday
43 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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