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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)

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

$64

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 31% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

18 Feb - 25 Feb
$74pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Feb - 7 Mar
$77pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Feb - 7 Mar
$80pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

18 Feb - 25 Feb
$74pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$77pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Feb - 7 Mar
$80pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl

4 Feb - 7 Feb
$81pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
21 Feb - 28 Feb
$82pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
5 Mar - 15 Mar
$83pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles

4 Feb - 7 Feb
$81pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
31 Jan - 31 Jan
$86pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
31 Jan - 21 Feb
$100pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl

4:35 am - 7:38 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
6h 03m
PHL - LAX
American Airlines
5:19 pm - 7:41 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 22m
PHL - LAX
Frontier
$66
Gotogate
9:20 am - 2:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 36m
PHL - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$67
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 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 Intl to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

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

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

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia Intl 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: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Philadelphia is same as 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 $87, Spirit Airlines can have you in Los Angeles from Philadelphia Intl in 5h 50m. Airlines will cover a distance of 2409 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $74 on this airline. This flight start at 68% 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 ($39), Frontier ($54), and American Airlines ($64).

Alternative routes for Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Flight duration
5h 34m
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Philadelphia Intl 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 Intl to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of PHL to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of PHL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of PHL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to LAX departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia Intl to Los Angeles
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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