Cheap flights from Dallas to Los Angeles (DFW - LAX)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dallas (DFW) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to LAX flight in 2022: compare Dallas to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
DFW - LAX
Price
$110 - $236
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Average price

$133

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$110

From Dallas to Los Angeles

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 Dallas to Los Angeles (DFW - LAX)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Dallas to Los Angeles as you normally would.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles at least 59 days early can save you up to 21% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Dallas to Los Angeles for as little as $162 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 $198 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Dallas to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Dallas to Los Angeles in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $51.

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

The best prices found for DFW to LAX flights for May, June
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$187pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$188pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$194pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Dallas found for this year
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$148pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Aug - 27 Aug
$157pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
30 Aug - 30 Aug
$158pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Los Angeles direct flight deals
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$148pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Aug - 27 Aug
$157pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
30 Aug - 30 Aug
$158pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Dallas, departing today and this week
28 May - 3 Jun
$219pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
25 May - 7 Jun
$226pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
25 May - 2 Jun
$232pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Los Angeles
3:35 pm - 8:45 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 10m
DFW - LAX
Delta
$128
Delta
4:40 pm - 4:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
25h 55m
DFW - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$129
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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Los Angeles

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

If you book a flight to Los Angeles from Dallas, you will be flying to Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles. There are 56 flights from Dallas to Los Angeles per day from 10 different airlines.

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta 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 Dallas to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to Los Angeles is less than $171.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

14 flight departures from Dallas to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 79% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Dallas to Los Angeles can take about 3h 20m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $148. There are 1239 mi between Dallas and Los Angeles. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($148), offers the cheapest pricing from Dallas to Los Angeles. Spirit Airlines is priced at 6% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Consider Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Dallas to Los Angeles.

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Dallas to Los Angeles are Air France (96%), KLM (92%) and WestJet (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas to Los Angeles?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Dallas to Los Angeles? While on average our users pay $530, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $23. The most popular route (Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Angeles), is priced around $157.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Los Angeles?

A direct flight from Dallas to Los Angeles takes just over three hours of your time from one gate to the other. Plan for some additional hours for getting to and from the airports, going through security and picking up luggage.

Which airlines operate flights from Dallas to Los Angeles?

American Airlines offers a huge selection of flights from Dallas to Los Angeles. Other major carriers include United, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, Spirit and Sun Country.

How frequent are flights between Dallas and Los Angeles?

Since Dallas and Los Angeles are both major travel hubs in the American southwest, there are tons of daily flight options, and most of them are direct.

Which airports serve Dallas to Los Angeles?

While you may have other options with smaller airports or nearby locations, you are almost certainly going to book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). These two are among the busiest hubs in the United States, but neither are especially difficult to navigate for savvy travelers.

Which direct flight route between Dallas and Los Angeles is cheapest?

Score a round-trip ticket from Dallas to Los Angeles and back again for as little as $250 or less, depending on the date and time. Look for special package deals to save even more.Dallas and Los Angeles may be fairly close geographically and experience comparable weather, but that's mostly where the similarities end. While LA isn't ALL about Hollywood and movie stars, there's definitely a special vibe in the area that's quite invigorating. LA is a delight for people who appreciate a wide selection of cuisine, thanks to the diverse mix of cultures that call LA home. While Texans appreciate all things "big," Lone Star State natives may be a bit overwhelmed with how geographically spread out the LA and Orange County areas are - be prepared to spend an hour or two to get across town. Luckily, each part of the LA area has something special to offer.Give Texas a rest while you breathe in the SoCal life for a spell. Check our smart search engine to find the best deals on flights from Dallas to Los Angeles.

How busy are the airports in Dallas and Los Angeles?

Even though Dallas has several small airports, most flights to Los Angeles from this city usually depart at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, this airport is normally pretty busy. Thus, at this airport, you'll meet lots of individuals. However, just because you'll meet lots of people doesn't mean that you'll find navigating your way through this airport a difficult task as if you need help, you can simply ask one of the many airport staff. In Los Angeles, your flight will land at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Also a busy airport, Los Angeles International Airport is a short distance away from the center of Los Angeles. Given that cabs, shuttles, and rental cars are easy to get at this airport, you need not worry about being unable to leave this airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Dallas to Los Angeles?

Daily, thousands of travelers travel to Los Angeles from Dallas. As this is the case, numerous air travel companies offer direct flights which ply this route. These airlines include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. It's worth mentioning that of all these airlines, American Airlines has the quickest direct flights. If you choose to travel to Los Angeles from Dallas onboard one of them, you'll reach your destination after about three hours. It's also worth mentioning that both Southwest Airlines and Spirit Airlines offer cheap direct flights. Hence, traveling with either of these airlines would be a prudent move if you're on a budget.

What are the stopover options between Dallas to Los Angeles?

The most frequented stopover options between Dallas and Los Angeles are San Francisco and Houston. If you select a flight with a stopover in San Francisco, you'll land at San Francisco International Airport. In contrast, if you select a flight with a stopover in Houston, you'll land at the legendary George Bush Intercontinental Airport. At both of these airports, you'll get the opportunity to rest, relive yourself, eat, drink, and even shop, as they both have extremely comfortable lounges, clean toilets, remarkable restaurants, lovely coffee shops, and top-notch boutiques.

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

If you're an American citizen and you'd like to fly to Los Angeles from Dallas, there are several documents that you can use to pass airport security. These documents include a passport, a driver's license, a border crossing card, a U.S. Department of Defense ID, an acceptable photo ID, or a veteran health identification card if you've served in the military. On the other hand, if you're a foreign national, you'll have to present them with your foreign government-issued passport to be allowed by airport security to board your flight to Los Angeles from Dallas. As airport security in the U.S. are pretty strict, it's in your best interest that before leaving for the airport on the date your flight is scheduled to take off, you ensure that you've got your travel documents in check.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas 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 Dallas are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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

Returning to Dallas 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 Dallas.

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

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Alternative routes for Dallas 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 Dallas to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from Dallas to LAX
3h 11m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Dallas to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas 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
$13 $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
$44 $175 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$53 $178 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$78 $264 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$87 $254 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$90 $209 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$97 $354 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of DFW to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of DFW to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of DFW to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of DFW to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas to Los Angeles.
Sunday
58 daily flights
Monday
59 daily flights
Tuesday
62 daily flights
Wednesday
61 daily flights
Thursday
60 daily flights
Friday
56 daily flights
Saturday
41 daily flights
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