Cheap flights from Durham to Los Angeles (RDU - LAX)

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The best prices from Durham to Los Angeles are usually found in August or October, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Durham (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to LAX flight in 2021: compare Durham to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
RDU - LAX
Price
$279 - $409
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$279

From Durham to Los Angeles

One-way from

$108

One-way flight from Durham 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 Durham to Los Angeles?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Durham to Los Angeles. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Durham to Los Angeles at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Durham to Los Angeles for as little as $75 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 $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Los Angeles from Durham average $86. You can even find prices in April for less than $86, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $43. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Durham. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to Los Angeles (RDU - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Durham to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for RDU to LAX flights for May, June
24 May - 5 Jun
$157pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 26 May
$159pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
14 May - 18 May
$165pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Durham to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Durham found for this year
24 May - 5 Jun
$157pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Sep - 9 Sep
$158pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
24 May - 26 May
$159pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Durham

Save time with Durham to Los Angeles direct flight deals
24 May - 5 Jun
$157pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Sep - 9 Sep
$158pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
7 Sep - 9 Sep
$160pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Durham to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Durham, departing today and this week
22 May - 26 May
$170pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 May - 25 May
$172pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 May - 26 May
$175pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to Los Angeles
4:15 am - 8:43 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 28m
RDU - LAX
United Airlines
$108
United
4:34 pm - 2:41 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 07m
RDU - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$119
Kiwi.com
7:46 am - 4:10 am
Frontier
2 Stops
23h 24m
RDU - LAX
Frontier
$121
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Durham to Los Angeles

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

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit 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.

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

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham. Booking flights from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 5h 14m is how long a flight from Raleigh to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Durham to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Durham to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Durham to Los Angeles is less than $198.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 365 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Los Angeles?

In Raleigh-Durham Intl, there will be greater rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl compared to Los Angeles over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Durham to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from Durham to Los Angeles in 5h 14m. Fly via Alaska Airlines, Delta, or Frontier to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $157. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $158 and $183, respectively. You may be able to fly from Durham to Los Angeles for 50% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Durham 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 $73. JetBlue flights start at $79 while deals on Spirit Airlines start at $83 one-way.

Alternative routes for Durham 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 Durham to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
5h 04m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Durham to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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
$102 $235 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$83 $237 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$128 $309 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$176 $344 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$172 $365 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$172 $374 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$158 $472 No cancel fee 75%
Endeavor Airlines
$439 $489 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Durham to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durham towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of RDU to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 35% of RDU to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of RDU to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of RDU to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Durham to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durham to Los Angeles.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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