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

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The best prices from Raleigh 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 (RDU) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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 to Los Angeles

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Raleigh 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 to Los Angeles?

Users have found that flying from Raleigh to Los Angeles on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Raleigh to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Raleigh. 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 to Los Angeles (RDU - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Raleigh to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Los Angeles in February, March 2021

24 Mar - 31 Mar
$99pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
23 Mar - 28 Mar
$111pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$114pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

24 Mar - 31 Mar
$99pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 May - 4 May
$102pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Apr - 6 May
$107pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh

25 Mar - 28 Mar
$194pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$205pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Jun - 10 Jun
$215pp
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 to Los Angeles

6 Mar - 15 Mar
$126pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$134pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
5 Mar - 10 Mar
$135pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Raleigh

7:55 am - 6:23 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
25h 28m
RDU - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$78
Gotogate
4:23 am - 10:02 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 39m
RDU - LAX
Frontier
5:30 am - 7:07 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 37m
RDU - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$81
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $99, but on average you can expect to pay $118.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Los Angeles is less than $258.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh 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 less rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl compared to Los Angeles over the next 13 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 to Los Angeles?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from Raleigh to Los Angeles in just under 10h 34m. Your travel time can differ by up to 7h 56m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Raleigh to Los Angeles is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $99 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $112. Spirit Airlines is 68% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $46 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $54.

Alternative routes for Raleigh to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Average temperature for February in Los Angeles
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Los Angeles
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Raleigh to Los Angeles

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 to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 65% of RDU to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of RDU to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of RDU to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Los Angeles
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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