Cheap flights from Miami to Los Angeles (MIA - LAX)

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best MIA to LAX flight in 2021: compare Miami to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
MIA - LAX
Price
$233 - $382
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, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$233

From Miami to Los Angeles

One-way from

$56

One-way flight from Miami 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 Miami to Los Angeles?

Flights from Miami to Los Angeles are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Miami to Los Angeles?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 17 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 Miami to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Miami with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Miami to Los Angeles (MIA - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Miami to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Miami to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MIA to LAX flights for June, July
21 Jul - 18 Aug
$190pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$197pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$198pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami

Miami to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Miami found for this year
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$127pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
22 Sep - 5 Oct
$136pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
10 Sep - 28 Sep
$141pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Miami

Save time with Miami to Los Angeles direct flight deals
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$127pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Aug - 25 Aug
$152pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$153pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Last minute flights from Miami to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Miami, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$197pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$198pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MIA
Miami
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$201pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Los Angeles
3:35 pm - 5:54 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
5h 19m
MIA - LAX
Major Airline
$56
StudentUniverse
10:00 am - 3:53 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 53m
MIA - LAX
United Airlines
$98
United
11:20 am - 1:44 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 24m
MIA - LAX
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Miami to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Miami to Los Angeles have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from Miami. Booking flights from Miami (MIA) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 32 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 5h 11m is how long a flight from Miami to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Miami to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $127, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Miami to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Miami to Los Angeles is less than $175.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Miami to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 327 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 Miami or Los Angeles?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Miami is typically greater than that of Los Angeles. We can gather that this will continue over the next 23 days.

Is Miami weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in Los Angeles is generally colder than Miami's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Miami to Los Angeles?

Departing from Miami to Los Angeles will take you 5h 10m. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Miami to Los Angeles is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $127 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and Major Airline, starting at $143 and $173 round-trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 56% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Major Airline, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $56. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Miami to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for Miami 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 Miami to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
5h 10m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Miami to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Miami 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 $238 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$129 $272 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$133 $272 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$132 $289 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$153 $363 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$133 $373 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$126 $505 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$145 $544 No cancel fee 83%

Hourly flight availability from Miami to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Miami towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of MIA to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of MIA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of MIA to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MIA to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Miami to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Miami to Los Angeles.
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
32 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
32 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights
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