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Cheap flights from Washington to Los Angeles (IAD - LAX)

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The best prices from Washington to Los Angeles are usually found in February or January, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

WAS - LAX
Price
$234 - $392
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from $234 From Washington to Los Angeles
One-way from $94 One-way flight from Washington to Los Angeles
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from Washington to Los Angeles in May, June 2020

The best prices found for IAD to LAX flights for May, June
25 Jun - 7 Jul
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 Jun - 8 Jul
$102pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 Jun - 7 Jul
$107pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Washington found for this year
25 Jun - 7 Jul
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 Jun - 8 Jul
$102pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 Jun - 7 Jul
$107pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Washington

Save time with Washington to Los Angeles direct flight deals
11 Jul - 15 Jul
$116pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$124pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
16 Aug - 29 Aug
$134pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Washington to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Washington, departing today and this week
29 May - 4 Jun
$149pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 May - 3 Jun
$164pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 May - 31 May
$194pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
$self.airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Los Angeles
8:10 am - 1:13 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
8h 03m
BWI - LAX
Sun Country Air
$94
FlyFar
1:35 pm - 4:16 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
5h 41m
DCA - LAX
Major Airline
$99
StudentUniverse
11:10 am - 4:13 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 03m
BWI - LAX
Delta
$103
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Los Angeles

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $151.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Los Angeles is less than $162.

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from Washington to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 292 users have taken a look at flights from Washington to Los Angeles.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flights from Washington to Los Angeles. Per day you can find on average 191 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from Washington to Los Angeles take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 6 hours for nonstop. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 1,440 miles.

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

4 flight departures from Washington to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Washington. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington to Los Angeles
Flight duration
5h 15m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 84% of IAD to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 15% of IAD to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAD to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of IAD to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Los Angeles
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights