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

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The best prices from Philadelphia Intl 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 Intl (PHL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to LAX flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
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 Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from Philadelphia Intl 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 Intl to Los Angeles?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Philadelphia Intl 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 Intl to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $86 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $43. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 36% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PHL to LAX flights for May, June
17 May - 21 May
$138pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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11 May - 17 May
$140pp
PHL
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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18 May - 22 May
$152pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl found for this year
17 May - 21 May
$138pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
11 May - 17 May
$140pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 22 May
$152pp
PHL
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl

Save time with Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles direct flight deals
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$198pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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17 May - 17 May
$199pp
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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Philadelphia
21 Aug - 31 Aug
$201pp
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Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
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Last minute flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl, departing today and this week
17 May - 21 May
$138pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 22 May
$152pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 25 May
$156pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles
5:02 pm - 7:53 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 51m
PHL - LAX
Frontier
$83
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 2:54 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
15h 54m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$111
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia Intl 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 is one of them. 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.

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

To fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, you need to book a flight from Philadelphia (PHL) to Los Angeles (LAX). Nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia take 5h 38m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 8 outbound flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles offered by 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $127, but on average you can expect to pay $161.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles is less than $229.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, 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 Intl to Los Angeles?

For as low as $158, Spirit Airlines can have you in Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl in 5h 51m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $154 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $158. These flights start at 34% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($49) and Frontier ($56).

Alternative routes for Philadelphia Intl 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 Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles.
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia Intl 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
$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 Intl to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia Intl towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of PHL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 36% of PHL to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 21% of PHL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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