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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 August or July, booked 29 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
$236 - $377
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Los Angeles to Washington

One-way from

$52

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 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 111% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $235 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $341.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Washington from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $172. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $113. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Washington (LAX - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Washington in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 41% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Washington in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LAX to WAS flights for November, December
7 Dec - 20 Dec
$68pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Dec - 12 Jan
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Dec - 22 Dec
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Los Angeles found for next year
7 Dec - 20 Dec
$68pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Dec - 12 Jan
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Dec - 22 Dec
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Washington from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Washington direct flight deals
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$99pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Dec - 5 Jan
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Dec - 14 Jan
$101pp
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
29 Nov - 18 Jan
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Nov - 18 Jan
$103pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Dec - 20 Dec
$109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Washington from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Washington
5:45 pm - 1:46 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 01m
LAX - BWI
United Airlines
$52
United
1:06 am - 1:22 pm
Major Airline
2 Stops
9h 16m
LAX - BWI
Major Airline
$62
StudentUniverse
6:07 am - 7:16 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 09m
LAX - BWI
American Airlines

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles to Washington 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 Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska 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 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 Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $81.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Washington is less than $113.

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

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

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

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

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

On average 31 flights depart from Los Angeles to Washington per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 13% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 58% 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.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Washington?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Washington in about 4h 41m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Los Angeles and Washington is about 2296 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Washington is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $68 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $97. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Washington for 76% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $34. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to Washington for a low price.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Washington
Flight duration
5h 04m
Average temperature for November in Washington
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 8 airlines from Los Angeles to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Washington 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
Frontier
$106 $241 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$105 $250 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$149 $288 N/A 83%
JetBlue
$151 $289 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$123 $318 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$132 $346 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$127 $352 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$128 $356 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of LAX to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 31% of LAX to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of LAX to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Washington
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
21 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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