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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Washington are usually found in February or March, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Washington (WAS)

LAX - WAS
Price
$217 - $365
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from $217 From Los Angeles to Washington
One-way from $81 One-way flight from Los Angeles to Washington
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 Washington?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 32%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Washington, book at least 28 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 11% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $252 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $276.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Washington from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $243. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $119. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

The best prices found for LAX to WAS flights for June, July
14 Jul - 28 Jul
$106pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Jul - 20 Jul
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Los Angeles found for this year
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$85pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Aug - 10 Aug
$90pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Aug - 25 Aug
$99pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Washington from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Washington direct flight deals
16 Sep - 23 Sep
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Jul - 28 Jul
$122pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jul - 27 Jul
$124pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 9 Jul
$170pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 7 Jul
$180pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Washington from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Washington
7:40 pm - 7:14 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
8h 34m
LAX - BWI
Sun Country Air
10:05 am - 8:54 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 49m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$82
KAYAK
2:10 pm - 4:57 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 47m
LAX - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$84
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Washington

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Washington is less than $134.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Washington was viewed by 226 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Air Lines Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Los Angeles to Washington. On average you can find 165 flights for this flight path daily.

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

Your journey will take you approximately 6 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 1,440 miles.

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

On average 6 flights depart from Los Angeles to Washington per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 83% of flight departures

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Washington are hotter than in Los Angeles.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Washington
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of LAX to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of LAX to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LAX to WAS departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Washington
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights