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The best prices from Columbus to Los Angeles are usually found in August or September, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

CMH - LAX
Price
$236 - $337
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Columbus to Los Angeles

One-way from

$94

One-way flight from Columbus to Los Angeles

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 Columbus to Los Angeles?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbus to Los Angeles, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $533.

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

Flights from Columbus to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbus to Los Angeles in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $107.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Columbus to Los Angeles in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 30% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Los Angeles in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CMH to LAX flights for December, January
17 Dec - 28 Dec
$68pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$79pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$88pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Columbus found for this year
17 Dec - 28 Dec
$68pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$79pp
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
18 Dec - 19 Dec
$88pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Los Angeles direct flight deals
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$329pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
15 Mar - 21 Mar
$349pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
15 Mar - 21 Mar
$367pp
CMH
Columbus
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Columbus, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$113pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$117pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$131pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Los Angeles
11:29 am - 6:41 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 12m
CMH - LAX
Frontier
$94
FlightNetwork
9:55 am - 12:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
29h 18m
CMH - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$97
Kiwi.com
9:55 am - 6:52 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 57m
CMH - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$101
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Columbus to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Columbus to Los Angeles 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 Columbus and Los Angeles 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Columbus to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. New policies for travelers booking flights from Columbus to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

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

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from Columbus to Los Angeles under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to Los Angeles is less than $401.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 288 users have taken a look at flights from Columbus to Los Angeles.

Does it rain more in Columbus or Los Angeles?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Columbus is typically greater than that of Los Angeles. We can gather that this will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Columbus weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Columbus.

How long is the flight from Columbus to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from Columbus to Los Angeles in about 6h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 13m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Columbus to Los Angeles round-trip from $68. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Spirit Airlines. Frontier is currently priced 74% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $34. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, Spirit Airlines is another option, for $45.

Alternative routes for Columbus to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Columbus to Los Angeles
Average temperature for December in Los Angeles
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Los Angeles
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines from Columbus to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$105 $194 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$91 $245 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $276 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$153 $287 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$163 $342 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$188 $432 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Los Angeles

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