Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

LAX — WAS
Feb 12 — Feb 191

The best prices from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. are usually found in February or January, booked 40 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, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to WAS flight in 2023: compare Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..

LAX - WAS

Price

$237 - $650

WAS

Temperature

35.6 - 80.6 °F

WAS

Rainfall

2.6 - 4 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop
Round-trip from$237From Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. (WAS)
One-way from$40One-way flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

To save up to 32% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. from $507 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $623 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Washington, D.C.. Flights to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles in February are about $440 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $154.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. in February, March 2023

The best prices found for LAX to WAS flights for February, March

Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles found for this year

Cheap United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

  • If you’re traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $393.60 RT. This price is typically 50% more expensive than other airlines that offer Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $146. The most popular departure airport in Los Angeles when flying to Washington, D.C. is Los Angeles Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Washington, D.C. is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., United Airlines flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

  • If you’re traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flights are typically 16% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $499.58 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $133. When traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Los Angeles Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., Spirit Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles

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Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

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One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Washington, D.C.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,082 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

JetBlue
7.7
Good
387 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,211 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,684 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,391 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The line to get in took 2 hours. When I finally got to the gate they had a computer issue and could not read my boarding pass which for once (never again) I had not printed out. Despite the fact that I had checked in the night before and had my confirmation they would not let me board. No assistance from Alaska whatsoever I was forced to walk back to the agent, wait in a huge line and miss my flight. They were not able to get me on another flight until 10 hours later. I received a $10 food voucher which barely got me a cup of coffee.

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

If you book a flight to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles, you will be flying from Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles. There are 29 flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. per day from 10 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $112.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. is less than $118.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

Travelers can expect 15 flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. in 4h 47m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. are separated by a distance of 2296 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $80 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 81% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National, Los Angeles - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl or Los Angeles - Baltimore/Washington when deciding on the best route from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C..

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

Before booking your flight to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Iberia (100%), Singapore Airlines (100%), United Airlines( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

On average you can expect to pay $1,117 for a flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.. The cheapest flight overall is $99 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National) is currently priced at $224.

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$126Average$341FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$133Average$500FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$135Average$364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$146Average$394FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$146Average$492FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$168Average$284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$207Average$468FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
74%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.
Sunday23daily flights
Monday35daily flights
Tuesday35daily flights
Wednesday31daily flights
Thursday30daily flights
Friday24daily flights
Saturday25daily flights
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