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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
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

$49

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?

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 28% on the overall cost on flights from Miami to Los Angeles.

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.

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 10% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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.

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

The best prices found for MIA to LAX flights for October, November
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$65pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
26 Oct - 1 Nov
$72pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Miami to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Miami found for this year
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$65pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
8 Dec - 13 Dec
$69pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Miami

Save time with Miami to Los Angeles direct flight deals
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$92pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$97pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$122pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
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
26 Oct - 3 Nov
$65pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
26 Oct - 1 Nov
$72pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Los Angeles
3:29 am - 6:11 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 42m
MIA - LAX
American Airlines
4:59 pm - 6:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 02m
MIA - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$51
Kiwi.com
4:59 pm - 5:04 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 05m
MIA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$66
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Miami</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

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 36 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 5h 19m 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, 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Miami to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $69, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Miami to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Miami to Los Angeles is less than $168.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How popular is this Miami to Los Angeles 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.

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

Per day, 3 flights depart from Miami to Los Angeles on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Miami to Los Angeles?

For as low as $69, Spirit Airlines can have you in Los Angeles from Miami in 5h 34m. Miami and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 2351 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $69. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $92 round trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 76% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to Los Angeles?

On average you can expect to pay $945 for a flight from Miami to Los Angeles. The cheapest flight overall is $128 while the most popular route, (Miami - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $72.

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 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: Fiji Airways (100%), Japan Airlines (89%), Gulf Air (80%).

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 72 hours 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 72 hours before departing to Miami.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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 08m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

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
Frontier
$103 $238 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$126 $505 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$129 $272 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$132 $289 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$133 $272 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$133 $373 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$145 $544 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$153 $363 No cancel fee 71%

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 48% of MIA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of MIA to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% 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
35 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
39 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
31 daily flights
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