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 2022: 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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 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

$132

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

When flying from Miami to Los Angeles, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Miami to Los Angeles?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 40% on the overall cost on flights from Miami to Los Angeles.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Miami to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $313. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $339.

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

Flights from Miami to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Miami to Los Angeles in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $123.

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

The best prices found for MIA to LAX flights for May, June
21 Jun - 5 Oct
$245pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
21 Jun - 5 Oct
$249pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
27 May - 28 May
$266pp
MIA
Miami
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Miami to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Miami found for this year
2 Aug - 13 Aug
$140pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
15 Sep - 19 Sep
$142pp
MIA
Miami
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
14 Sep - 18 Sep
$189pp
MIA
Miami
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Miami

Save time with Miami to Los Angeles direct flight deals
15 Sep - 19 Sep
$142pp
MIA
Miami
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$190pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
30 Aug - 7 Sep
$210pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
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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
27 May - 29 May
$266pp
MIA
Miami
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
27 May - 29 May
$281pp
MIA
Miami
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
28 May - 29 May
$306pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Los Angeles
3:04 pm - 6:59 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 55m
MIA - LAX
United Airlines
$132
Chalinga
7:15 am - 9:36 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 21m
MIA - LAX
American Airlines
6:10 am - 4:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 25m
MIA - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$152
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Flight FAQs

From Miami to Los Angeles

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 40 daily flights to Los Angeles from 11 different airlines. 5h 04m is how long a flight from Miami to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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, JetBlue, and Spirit 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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $140, but on average you can expect to pay $214.

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 $262.

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

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

How popular is this Miami to Los Angeles flight route?

The Miami to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 130 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on JetBlue is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $142. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $220 and $240, respectively. Users have found that JetBlue is 51% 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 airlines for a one-way flight from Miami to Los Angeles are JetBlue ($71), Spirit Airlines ($93), and United Airlines ($110).

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Miami to Los Angeles on time: Qatar Airways (88%), Royal Air Maroc (80%), Fiji Airways (77%).

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

When booking a flight from Miami to Los Angeles, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to Los Angeles?

On average you can expect to pay $1,070 for a flight from Miami to Los Angeles. The cheapest flight overall is $18 while the most popular route, (Miami - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $142.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Miami 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 Miami.

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

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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 from MIA to LAX
5h 14m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

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
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.

Alaska Airlines
$74 $200 No cancel fee 75%
Spirit Airlines
$78 $192 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$85 $255 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$97 $249 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$97 $255 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$102 $263 No cancel fee 71%
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.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 38% of MIA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of MIA to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of MIA to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of MIA to LAX departures
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Noon
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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
41 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
40 daily flights
Wednesday
41 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
38 daily flights
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