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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 $61 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.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for LAX to WAS flights for September, October
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 14 Nov
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Oct - 10 Nov
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Los Angeles found for this year
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$88pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-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
15 Oct - 2 Nov
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 5 Nov
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Nov - 14 Dec
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United 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
1 Oct - 17 Oct
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$142pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 19 Oct
$147pp
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
7:42 am - 3:27 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 45m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$61
Gotogate
6:02 pm - 1:55 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 53m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$64
Travelgenio
7:42 am - 3:27 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 45m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$65
Travelgenio

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 $88, but on average you can expect to pay $110.

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.

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 fly from Los Angeles to Washington in about 4h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Washington is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $88 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Washington for 68% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $58.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Washington
Flight duration
5h 15m
Average temperature for September in Washington
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September 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 57% of LAX to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of LAX to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of LAX to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to WAS departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Washington
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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