Cheap flights from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA - LAX)

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The best prices from Seattle to Los Angeles are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to LAX flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
SEA - LAX
Price
$147 - $252
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$147

From Seattle to Los Angeles

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Seattle 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 Seattle to Los Angeles?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 16% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

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

Flights from Seattle to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Seattle to Los Angeles in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Los Angeles (SEA - LAX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Seattle to Los Angeles in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SEA to LAX flights for June, July
13 Jul - 13 Jul
$92pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Jul - 21 Jul
$96pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
15 Jul - 21 Jul
$97pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Seattle found for this year
13 Jul - 13 Jul
$92pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Jul - 21 Jul
$96pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
15 Jul - 20 Jul
$97pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Seattle

Save time with Seattle to Los Angeles direct flight deals
13 Jul - 13 Jul
$92pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Jul - 21 Jul
$96pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
15 Jul - 21 Jul
$97pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Seattle, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$131pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
23 Jun - 7 Jul
$137pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$143pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Los Angeles
1:50 am - 5:57 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 07m
SEA - LAX
United Airlines
$78
United
2:00 am - 4:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 50m
SEA - LAX
Alaska Airlines
3:00 pm - 4:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 28m
SEA - LAX
Frontier
$85
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Los Angeles have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

To fly from Seattle to Los Angeles, you need to book a flight from Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX). Nonstop flights to Los Angeles from Seattle/Tacoma Intl take 2h 35m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 59 outbound flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Los Angeles offered by 12 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $92, but on average you can expect to pay $110.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Seattle to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Seattle to Los Angeles is less than $112.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 1,087 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 26 flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Los Angeles a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 19% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 35% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 19% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 27% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Seattle or Los Angeles?

Seattle will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Los Angeles over the next 15 days.

Is Seattle 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 Seattle. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Seattle to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from Seattle to Los Angeles in 2h 42m. Fly via Delta or Alaska Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 960 mi between Seattle and Los Angeles. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Seattle to Los Angeles round-trip from $92. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $97, and Spirit Airlines, from $125. Alaska Airlines is priced at 47% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $27. Users have also found prices from $61 and $69 on Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Seattle 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 Seattle to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
2h 47m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from Seattle to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
Spirit Airlines
$65 $177 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$77 $190 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$78 $218 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$78 $218 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$78 $222 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$103 $232 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$80 $236 No cancel fee 62%
Endeavor Airlines
$141 $244 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 Seattle to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Seattle towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of SEA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 39% of SEA to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of SEA to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of SEA to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Seattle to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Seattle to Los Angeles.
Sunday
70 daily flights
Monday
57 daily flights
Tuesday
55 daily flights
Wednesday
61 daily flights
Thursday
46 daily flights
Friday
67 daily flights
Saturday
60 daily flights
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