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)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to PHL flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
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

$112

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 20% on flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

The best prices found for LAX to PHL flights for June, July
29 Jul - 9 Aug
$207pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Jul - 13 Jul
$209pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Jul - 10 Aug
$212pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles found for this year
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$75pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Aug - 21 Sep
$113pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 31 Aug
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Philadelphia direct flight deals
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$75pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$159pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Sep - 2 Oct
$166pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 28 Jun
$228pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$260pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$262pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
4:48 pm - 1:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 17m
LAX - PHL
Frontier
$112
Kiwi.com
5:45 pm - 5:51 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 06m
LAX - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$123
TravelGo
2:00 am - 4:28 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 28m
LAX - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$124
Kiwi.com

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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 is one of them. 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.

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

You will need to book a flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia if you want to fly from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. At least 10 different airlines have flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (PHL) on a regular basis. There are 11 flights to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from LAX to PHL to be around 4h 58m.

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 $75, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

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 $225.

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

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

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

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

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

Travelers can expect 3 flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% 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 2 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 5h 08m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Los Angeles and Philadelphia is about 2409 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $75, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 69% 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 $66 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $88.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Philadelphia

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.
Flight duration
5h 35m
Average temperature for June in Philadelphia
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Philadelphia
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Philadelphia 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
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Philadelphia.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of LAX to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of LAX to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of LAX to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of LAX to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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