Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Iowa to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Los Angeles (IA - LAX)?

When flying from Iowa to Los Angeles, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 58 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Iowa to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $296.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Los Angeles from Iowa average $284. You can even find prices in August for less than $284, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $147. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Iowa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Iowa to LAX flights for October, November
8 Nov - 2 Dec
$137pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$144pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Iowa found for this year
8 Nov - 2 Dec
$137pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$144pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$144pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Iowa

Save time with Iowa to Los Angeles direct flight deals
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$144pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$153pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$162pp
DSM
Des Moines
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Iowa, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$144pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$183pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$186pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CID
Cedar Rapids

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to Los Angeles
1:30 am - 3:08 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
3h 38m
DSM - LAX
Allegiant Air
$89
BudgetAir
1:45 am - 8:35 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 50m
CID - LAX
American Airlines
10:30 am - 8:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 50m
DSM - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$136
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to Los Angeles

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

Most people fly into Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight to Los Angeles from Iowa. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Los Angeles’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier flying from Iowa to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Iowa to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Iowa to Los Angeles is less than $248.

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

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

How popular is this Iowa to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from Iowa to Los Angeles have been viewed 84 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flight price from Iowa to Los Angeles is $107. On average you can expect to pay $630. The most popular route, (Cedar Rapids - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $182.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Los Angeles?

When deciding which route to take from Iowa to Los Angeles consider Cedar Rapids - Los Angeles, Des Moines - Los Angeles or Sioux City Sioux Gateway - Los Angeles as they are the most popular.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to Iowa from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Iowa.

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

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Departure points for flights from Iowa to Los Angeles

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Iowa to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from Iowa to LAX
3h 27m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 5 airlines flying from Iowa to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa 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
$103 $246 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $389 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$110 $384 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$120 $452 No cancel fee 71%
Allegiant Air
$120 $227 No cancel fee 88%
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