Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL - LAX)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

PHL - LAX
Price
$154 - $340
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$154

From Philadelphia to Los Angeles

One-way from

$68

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

Leaving on a Monday 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 21% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $75 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $95.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles (PHL - LAX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in March, April 2021

11 Apr - 24 Apr
$78pp
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
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Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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11 Apr - 15 Apr
$79pp
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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LAX
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Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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28 Apr - 1 May
$80pp
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Spirit Airlines
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Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
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Philadelphia to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

13 May - 19 May
$72pp
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Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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11 Apr - 24 Apr
$78pp
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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11 Apr - 15 Apr
$79pp
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Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia

22 Apr - 28 Apr
$78pp
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Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
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14 Apr - 19 Apr
$79pp
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Spirit Airlines
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Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
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28 Apr - 1 May
$80pp
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Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

8 Mar - 11 Mar
$78pp
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Spirit Airlines
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
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11 Mar - 18 Mar
$86pp
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Spirit Airlines
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9 Mar - 16 Mar
$92pp
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1 STOP
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia

4:59 pm - 7:23 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 24m
PHL - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$68
Gotogate
3:20 am - 5:32 am
Frontier
2 Stops
29h 12m
PHL - LAX
Frontier
$69
Kiwi.com
3:40 pm - 6:47 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 07m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$70
FlyFar

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. New policies for travelers booking flights from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $87.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is less than $96.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Philadelphia is less than in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Los Angeles is hotter than in Philadelphia. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

American Airlines and Spirit Airlines can get you from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in just under 5h 46m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($72), and Frontier ($89) offers the cheapest pricing from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Spirit Airlines is 69% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $35 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $50.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Flight duration
5h 32m
Average temperature for March in Los Angeles
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Los Angeles
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$102 $227 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$88 $237 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$89 $240 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$99 $257 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$132 $261 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $265 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$107 $284 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$129 $339 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of PHL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of PHL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of PHL to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 8% of PHL to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
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Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
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