Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles (RDU - LAX)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles are usually found in August or October, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to LAX flight in 2021: compare Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
RDU - LAX
Price
$279 - $409
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$279

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles?

Flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles?

To save on the cost of your flight from Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Raleigh-Durham Intl. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles (RDU - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 29% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to LAX flights for May, June
13 May - 16 May
$143pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
13 May - 16 May
$146pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 18 May
$150pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for this year
13 May - 16 May
$143pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
13 May - 16 May
$146pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 18 May
$150pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh-Durham Intl

Save time with Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles direct flight deals
21 May - 5 Jun
$157pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 May - 6 Jun
$177pp
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$197pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
13 May - 16 May
$143pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
13 May - 16 May
$146pp
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 18 May
$150pp
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles
2:39 pm - 8:34 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 55m
RDU - LAX
Delta
$88
Delta
3:17 pm - 9:06 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
20h 49m
RDU - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$94
Kiwi.com
3:10 pm - 5:33 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 23m
RDU - LAX
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles

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

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit 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 Raleigh to Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham. Booking flights from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 5h 14m is how long a flight from Raleigh to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles is less than $232.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 365 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Los Angeles?

In Raleigh-Durham Intl, there will be greater rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl compared to Los Angeles over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Delta, JetBlue, and Frontier fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles in about 5h 31m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 15m. 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at $157, Delta will fly you from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Frontier and JetBlue - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $159 and $177, respectively. Users have found that Delta is 50% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $70. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
5h 10m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham 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 $235 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$83 $237 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$128 $309 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$176 $344 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$172 $365 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$172 $374 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$158 $472 No cancel fee 75%
Endeavor Airlines
$439 $489 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh-Durham Intl towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of RDU to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 35% of RDU to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of RDU to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of RDU to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Los Angeles.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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