Cheap flights from Tampa to Los Angeles (TPA - LAX)

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The best prices from Tampa to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa (TPA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to LAX flight in 2021: compare Tampa to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
TPA - LAX
Price
$149 - $367
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€149

From Tampa to Los Angeles

One-way from

$29

One-way flight from Tampa 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 Tampa to Los Angeles?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Tampa to Los Angeles. 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 Tampa to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 36% 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 21 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 Tampa to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $238, or $337 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Tampa with a flight ticket averaging about $263. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $89. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa to Los Angeles (TPA - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Tampa to Los Angeles in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 35% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Los Angeles in September, October 2021

The best prices found for TPA to LAX flights for September, October
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$63pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$68pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$69pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Tampa found for this year
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$61pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$62pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$63pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Tampa

Save time with Tampa to Los Angeles direct flight deals
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$143pp
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$145pp
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
19 Oct - 30 Oct
$151pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Tampa, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 1 Oct
$68pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
29 Sep - 30 Sep
$69pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
29 Sep - 30 Sep
$70pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Los Angeles
2:20 am - 12:11 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 51m
TPA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$29
Gotogate
1:44 pm - 7:53 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 09m
TPA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$32
Gotogate
10:53 am - 7:30 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 37m
TPA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$35
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Tampa to Los Angeles

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

If you wish to fly to Los Angeles from Tampa, then you need to book flights from Tampa to Los Angeles. There are 6 flights from Tampa (TPA) to Los Angeles (LAX) per day to choose from. Flights to Los Angeles from Tampa are available from 8 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 5h 02m is how long a nonstop flight from Tampa to Los Angeles typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Tampa to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Tampa to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Tampa 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 Tampa 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 Tampa to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $74.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa to Los Angeles is less than $193.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tampa to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tampa to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this Tampa to Los Angeles flight route?

The Tampa to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 307 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $61, was found to be the cheapest airline from Tampa to Los Angeles.. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 76% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Tampa to Los Angeles?

The most popular airlines flying from Tampa to Los Angeles are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Tampa to Los Angeles?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Tampa to Los Angeles on time: Air France(96%), WestJet(94%), KLM(94%.)

What are the cheapest flights from Tampa to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Tampa to Los Angeles is generally $738, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $95. When looking at the most popular route, (Tampa - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $61 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Tampa?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tampa are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Tampa from Los Angeles?

Returning to Tampa from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Tampa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Tampa.

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Alternative routes for Tampa 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 Tampa to Los Angeles.
Average temperature for September in Los Angeles
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Los Angeles
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 5 airlines flying from Tampa to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa 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
$99 $242 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$105 $221 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$129 $305 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$146 $332 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$168 $421 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of TPA to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of TPA to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 13% of TPA to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of TPA to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tampa to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa to Los Angeles.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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