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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Tampa are usually found in August or July, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to TPA flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Tampa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tampa.
LAX - TPA
Price
$155 - $423
TPA
Temperature
60.8 - 82.4 °F
TPA
Rainfall
1.6 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

$284

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$155

From Los Angeles to Tampa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Tampa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Tampa from Los Angeles average $278. You can even find prices in August for less than $278, as users have found deals to Tampa from as low as $69. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Tampa from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 52%.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 27% on flights from Los Angeles to Tampa by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Tampa, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $256 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $311.

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

Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Tampa.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Tampa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to TPA flights for May, June
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$332pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$333pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Jun - 21 Jun
$340pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Tampa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from Los Angeles found for this year
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$299pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Aug - 16 Aug
$311pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 21 Aug
$312pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Tampa from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Tampa direct flight deals
13 Aug - 21 Aug
$328pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$348pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Aug - 23 Aug
$354pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Tampa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tampa from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
24 May - 4 Jun
$370pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 4 Jun
$376pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 May - 29 May
$388pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Tampa

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

Tampa is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Tampa from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tampa (TPA) should be relatively easy as there are 7 daily flights to Tampa from 12 different airlines. 4h 28m is how long a flight from Los Angeles to Tampa will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Tampa for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Tampa for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $299, but on average you can expect to pay $323.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Tampa for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Tampa under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Tampa is less than $402.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Tampa for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Tampa within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Tampa flight route?

The Los Angeles to Tampa flight path was viewed by 52 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

5 flight departures from Los Angeles to Tampa per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Tampa?

Departing from Los Angeles to Tampa will take you 4h 54m. The distance between Los Angeles and Tampa is about 2165 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Tampa round-trip from $311. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Sun Country Air, from $315, and Delta, from $328.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Tampa?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Tampa is generally $1,127, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $150. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Tampa), you can expect to pay $316 for that flight.

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

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

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

Before booking your flight to Tampa from Los Angeles, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: United Airlines (93%), American Airlines (88%), KLM( 80%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tampa, FL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Tampa.

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

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

Returning to Los Angeles from Tampa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Tampa

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

Destination information for Tampa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Tampa.
Flight duration from LAX to TPA
4h 55m
Average temperature for May in Tampa
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Tampa
1.8 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Tampa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Tampa 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$72 $199 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$107 $242 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$129 $298 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$129 $332 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$133 $316 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$165 $324 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$191 $397 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Tampa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Tampa.
Morning 6 AM to noon 73% of LAX to TPA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of LAX to TPA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to TPA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of LAX to TPA departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Tampa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Tampa.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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