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
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 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

$49

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $249 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $302.

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.

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

Users have found that flying from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Philadelphia. Flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles in August are about $246 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $99.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LAX to PHL flights for October, November
8 Nov - 17 Nov
$67pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$68pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$71pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles found for this year
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$66pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Nov - 17 Nov
$67pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$68pp
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
12 Nov - 13 Nov
$92pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$103pp
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
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$68pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Oct - 30 Oct
$74pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Oct - 27 Oct
$75pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
1:30 am - 9:35 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 05m
LAX - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$49
Orbitz
5:30 pm - 1:35 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 05m
LAX - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$54
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 9:35 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 05m
LAX - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$55
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Philadelphia

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 12 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 47m.

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 $66, but on average you can expect to pay $78.

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 $125.

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.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Philadelphia flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Philadelphia was viewed by 574 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia round-trip from $66. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is American Airlines. Spirit Airlines is 73% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia is generally $862, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $89. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Philadelphia), you can expect to pay $70 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

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 Los Angeles to Philadelphia on time: China Southern (92%), Qatar Airways (91%), American Airlines (79%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

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 Philadelphia.

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

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

Returning to Los Angeles from Philadelphia

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

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

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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 from LAX to PHL
5h 24m
Average temperature for October in Philadelphia
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Philadelphia
3.4 ″

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%
Spirit Airlines
$99 $253 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$99 $267 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$107 $233 No cancel fee 62%
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 49% of LAX to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of LAX to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of LAX to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% 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
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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