Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia (LAX - PHL)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Philadelphia are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (PHL)

LAX - PHL
Price
$174 - $394
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$174

From Los Angeles to Philadelphia

One-way from

$57

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

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 Los Angeles to Philadelphia?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Philadelphia. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia at least 23 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia for as little as $179 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $231 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Philadelphia from Los Angeles. Prices for July average $184 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $52. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Philadelphia (LAX - PHL)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia in March, April 2021

29 Apr - 3 May
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$79pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Mar - 1 Apr
$80pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

29 Apr - 3 May
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$79pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Mar - 1 Apr
$80pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles

29 Apr - 3 May
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Apr - 21 Apr
$79pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Mar - 1 Apr
$80pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

11 Mar - 14 Mar
$81pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Mar - 14 Mar
$82pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Mar - 16 Mar
$92pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles

3:03 am - 11:15 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 12m
LAX - PHL
American Airlines
6:39 am - 1:35 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 56m
LAX - PHL
Frontier
$68
Kiwi.com
3:50 am - 7:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 05m
LAX - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$69
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Philadelphia 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 Los Angeles and Philadelphia 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 Los Angeles to Philadelphia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles to Philadelphia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia is less than $93.

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

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

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Philadelphia?

In Los Angeles, there will be less rainfall in Los Angeles compared to Philadelphia over the next 9 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Philadelphia is generally colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Philadelphia in 4h 46m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or Frontier to get the fastest option. The distance between Los Angeles and Philadelphia is about 2409 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $78, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 68% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $39 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $40 and American Airlines from $57 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Destination information for Philadelphia

Flight duration
5h 29m
Average temperature for March in Philadelphia
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Philadelphia
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$98 $203 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$107 $233 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$99 $253 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$99 $267 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$107 $292 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$132 $311 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$136 $344 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$147 $379 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

Morning 6 AM to noon 75% of LAX to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of LAX to PHL departures
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Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of LAX to PHL departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
2 daily flights
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