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

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The best prices from Dallas to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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 2021: compare Dallas to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
A78 - LAX
Price
$110 - $237
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 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

Round-trip from

$110

From Dallas to Los Angeles

One-way from

$64

One-way flight 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Dallas to Los Angeles?

Users have found that flying from Dallas 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.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Dallas in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to Los Angeles (A78 - LAX)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Dallas to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Dallas to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DFW to LAX flights for May, June
18 May - 25 May
$83pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 21 May
$85pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 22 May
$87pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Dallas found for this year
18 May - 25 May
$83pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 21 May
$85pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 22 May
$87pp
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
18 May - 25 May
$83pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 21 May
$85pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 22 May
$87pp
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
18 May - 25 May
$83pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 21 May
$85pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 May - 22 May
$87pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Los Angeles
3:00 am - 4:26 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 26m
DFW - LAX
American Airlines
2:45 am - 8:56 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 11m
DFW - LAX
Frontier
$69
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 4:27 am
Delta
Nonstop
3h 27m
DFW - LAX
Delta
$74
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas 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 Dallas 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 Dallas to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Dallas 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 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.

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 0 flights from Dallas to Los Angeles per day from 8 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

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

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

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

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

On average 4 flights depart from Dallas to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 50% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures

Is Dallas weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 97 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Los Angeles is typically colder than in Dallas. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines fly from Dallas to Los Angeles in about 3h 13m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. 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?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dallas to Los Angeles round-trip from $83. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 47% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $40. Users have also found prices from $57 and $64 on Spirit Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

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
3h 13m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

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
United Airlines
$50 $171 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$73 $182 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$64 $182 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$64 $217 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$83 $232 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$73 $323 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$87 $348 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of DFW to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of DFW to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of DFW to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of DFW to LAX departures
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