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The best prices from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
St. Louis (STL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best STL to LAX flight in 2022: compare St. Louis to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
STL - LAX
Price
$240 - $377
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$240

From Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles

One-way from

$132

One-way flight from Lambert-St Louis 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 month to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

August can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from St. Louis with a flight ticket averaging about $327. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $117. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

To save on the cost of your flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $313 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $342.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles (STL - LAX)?

It’s optimal to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 32% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

Leaving on a Friday 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 22% on the overall cost on flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles.

Cheap flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for STL to LAX flights for May, June
4 Jun - 13 Jul
$238pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$255pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$261pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from St. Louis found for this year
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$198pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
25 Jul - 9 Aug
$234pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
16 Aug - 21 Aug
$235pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from St. Louis

Save time with St. Louis to Los Angeles direct flight deals
13 Aug - 20 Aug
$258pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Aug - 20 Aug
$271pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$310pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Last minute flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from St. Louis, departing today and this week
24 May - 26 May
$264pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
27 May - 3 Jun
$273pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
24 May - 28 May
$276pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Los Angeles from St. Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles
12:08 pm - 8:29 pm
Delta
1 Stop
10h 21m
STL - LAX
Delta
$132
Delta
9:32 am - 8:04 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 32m
STL - LAX
United Airlines
$165
United
4:43 pm - 3:20 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 37m
STL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$168
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Flight FAQs

From St. Louis to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

If you book a flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles, you will be flying from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles (LAX) from Lambert-St Louis (STL) take 3h 45m for a nonstop flight. There are 10 flights from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles per day from 9 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

Are there nonstop flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles is less than $371.

Are there last-minute flights available from St. Louis to Los Angeles for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this St. Louis to Los Angeles flight route?

This flight path from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles was viewed by 138 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 St. Louis to Los Angeles on average per day?

1 flight departure from St. Louis to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

For as low as $246, Spirit Airlines can have you in Los Angeles from St. Louis in 3h 53m. The distance from St. Louis to Los Angeles is about 1597 mi. 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 St. Louis to Los Angeles round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $246, was found to be the cheapest airline from St. Louis to Los Angeles. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($105), Delta ($132), and United Airlines ($165).

What are the cheapest flights from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $88. While the most popular route (Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles) can be booked for $264 on average our data indicates $858 when flying from St. Louis to Los Angeles.

What are the most reliable airlines from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from St. Louis, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Iberia (100%), Qatar Airways (95%), Malaysia Airlines( 95%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from St. Louis to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from St. Louis?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from Lambert-St Louis need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to St. Louis from Los Angeles?

Returning to Lambert-St Louis from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Lambert-St Louis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Lambert-St Louis.

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Alternative routes for St. Louis 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 St. Louis to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from STL to LAX
3h 45m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing St. Louis

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 7 airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St. Louis 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $18 No cancel fee 66%

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

Spirit Airlines
$48 $166 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$84 $260 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$97 $256 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $204 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$114 $194 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$209 $419 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from St. Louis to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from St. Louis towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of STL to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of STL to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of STL to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of STL to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from St. Louis to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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