Cheap flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles (BUF - LAX)

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The best prices from Buffalo to Los Angeles are usually found in August or September, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to LAX flight in 2022: compare Buffalo to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
BUF - LAX
Price
$254 - $408
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$254

From Buffalo to Los Angeles

One-way from

$188

One-way flight from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Los Angeles?

To save on the cost of your flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles, book at least 41 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $304 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $409.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Los Angeles (BUF - LAX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Buffalo to Los Angeles in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Buffalo. Prices for August average $282 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $157. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Users have found that flying from Buffalo to Los Angeles on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BUF to LAX flights for May, June
3 Jun - 11 Jun
$401pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
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Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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20 May - 28 Feb
$436pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
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Delta
 
1 STOP
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2 Jun - 11 Jun
$437pp
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Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo

Buffalo to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Buffalo found for this year
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$305pp
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Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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7 Sep - 7 Sep
$319pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
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United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Buffalo
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$320pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to Los Angeles direct flight deals
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$348pp
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Buffalo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Buffalo
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$366pp
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JetBlue
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JetBlue
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4 Sep - 9 Sep
$384pp
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JetBlue
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Last minute flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Buffalo, departing today and this week
25 May - 28 May
$467pp
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Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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27 May - 30 May
$478pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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LAX
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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24 May - 28 May
$486pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
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Delta
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
7:45 am - 5:37 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
12h 52m
BUF - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$188
Alaska Airlines
3:10 pm - 5:24 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 14m
BUF - LAX
JetBlue
7:50 am - 6:48 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
13h 58m
BUF - LAX
Sun Country Air
$217
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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Los Angeles

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

If you book a flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles, you will be flying from Buffalo to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles (LAX) from Buffalo (BUF) take 5h 14m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles per day from 10 airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are JetBlue, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $305, but on average you can expect to pay $330.

Are there nonstop flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles is less than $443.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Los Angeles for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Buffalo to Los Angeles flight route?

This flight path from Buffalo to Los Angeles was viewed by 80 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 Buffalo to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $305. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $323 and $340, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Sun Country Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $147. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Buffalo to Los Angeles for a low price.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles consider choosing Singapore Airlines (37%), JetBlue (37%) or Hawaiian Airlines (37%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles is generally $852, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $153. When looking at the most popular route, (Buffalo - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $321 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Buffalo to Los Angeles check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to Buffalo from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from BUF to LAX
5h 01m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Buffalo to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $18 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
$113 $246 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$122 $309 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$125 $315 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$126 $289 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$128 $344 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$356 $486 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Buffalo towards Los Angeles.
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Buffalo to Los Angeles.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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