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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 February or March, booked 55 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
$197 - $340
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from $197 From Philadelphia to Los Angeles
One-way from $73 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 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $87 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $97.

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, September can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia in September are about $95 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $46.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for PHL to LAX flights for September, October
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$105pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$112pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$114pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia found for this year
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$85pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$99pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$105pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Los Angeles direct flight deals
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$112pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
9 Oct - 14 Oct
$119pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$120pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$126pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
3:05 am - 10:48 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
10h 43m
PHL - LAX
Major Airline
$73
StudentUniverse
9:15 am - 6:24 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
12h 09m
PHL - LAX
JetBlue
11:55 am - 2:48 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 53m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$107
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Useful info, stats and facts about Philadelphia to Los Angeles flights.

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.

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 $85, but on average you can expect to pay $119.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is less than $140.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia 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: 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 13 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?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in about 5h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $85, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Philadelphia to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 67% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($44), Major Airline ($68), and JetBlue ($77).

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Flight duration
5h 23m
Average temperature for September in Los Angeles
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Los Angeles
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 64% of PHL to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of PHL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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