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Low season

AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 12% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 20% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$269(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$219or less

Good deal one-way

$160or less

When to book flights from Columbus to Los Angeles

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $160 or less one-way and $219 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Columbus to Los Angeles was found 27 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 5% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airlines flying Columbus to Los Angeles

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

5.7
Frontier
Overall score based on 39,655 reviews
6.4
Boarding
5.4
Comfort
6.8
Crew
4.6
Entertainment
4.7
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Easy and fast"
Cons: "The manners and interactions of personal"

Cons: "My KTN was not on my original boarding pass and could not be added at check-in. Also, the gate at the destination was occupied when we arrived leading to extended wait on the ramp."

Cons: "Very like it !"

Pros: "How late we left"
Cons: "How late we arrived"

Cons: "Arrival seemed uncoordinated and didn't have a dedicated terminal gate."

Cons: "cost"

Cons: "Not enough leg room"

Cons: "Carry-on charge. No snack. Delay. First and only bag for two passengers..........45.00 carry-on 45.00 ridiculous........"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Todo bien gracias"
Cons: "Más personas que hablen español Gracias"

Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "A basic seat should not cost extra money. Nor should bottled water."

Cons: "All my schedule got changed and received luggage after 1 hour ..spoiled my day"

Cons: "Paying for carrying a bag and for snacks. They aren't any cheaper than other major airlines when taking that into account. Do not recommend."

Pros: "Friendly and professional staff!"
Cons: "Aircraft was not as clean, as anticipated. Dirty hand prints on the window panel and side wall. A passenger behind me complained about blood near her seating area."

Pros: "The humor of the pilot, really was a surprising experience"
Cons: "Water should be complimentary at least"

Pros: "I was charged $3.50 for water. WATER!!!"

Cons: "Not happy"

Cons: "very delayed, so i had to cancel"

Pros: "Good deal"
Cons: "Easy board ing"

Cons: "I am still in Orlando."

Pros: "New ish plane"
Cons: "No complementary food or drink. Terrible, unreclininunseat."

Pros: "Frontier is great"

Pros: "easy"
Cons: "no compaints"

Cons: "I didn't like the charge on baggage eleanor"

Pros: "I dont know"
Cons: "Late getting out, upcharge for everything and anything. Cramped quarters"

Pros: "Cheap and convenient"

Pros: "When we landed and exited the plane"
Cons: "Charging for carryines just ain't worth it. I'm not ever flying frontier or spirit. The extra cost for no hassle will be worth it."

Pros: "Simple, affordable"
Cons: "I would like upon early check in, seat selection be available with no charge."

Pros: "It was easy to do things"
Cons: "A bit crowded"

Cons: "3hours delay"

Pros: "I SLEPT THROUGH MOST OF IT"
Cons: "GOT STUCK AT LAX IN PLANE SEAMED LIKE AN HOUR"

Cons: "Seating is uncomfortable!!!!"

Cons: "An 8hr delay, for a small emergency light part. Missing a day of work."

Cons: "Arrived about an hour late"

Cons: "Everything was good"

Cons: "No drinks and no snacks"

Cons: "same as above"

Cons: "Frontier is light on service and they are jerks."

Cons: "same as above"

Pros: "I was pleased with everything."
Cons: "The website is a little difficult ro navigate for the inexperien ed like myself"

Pros: "The staff was nice"
Cons: "No snacks, no entertainment"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. You guys suck."

Pros: "A cup of water is included, but that's it."
Cons: "Have to pay fee for everything else - a seat, carry on, soft drink, etc Once we arrived at LAX, had to wait 55 minutes on the tarmac for a gate to be available. I will do my best to avoid Frontier in the future."

Pros: "I was pleasantly surprised. They loaded back to front and folks were not carrying on much. You might give us a free soda. Overall excellent."

Pros: "Early arrival into destination"
Cons: "Having to pay for every service"

Cons: "No soap or paper towels in the commode area!!! Forced to use Germ X to cleanse our hands! Had to pay an additional amount for a seat and carry on? Was not made aware of that during booking!! A pillow would be nice!"

Pros: "The service was excellent! Great work staff.. And we made it to our destination safe..."
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that the seas didn't recline back!! It was uncomfortable ride sitting in that position!"

Pros: "Nothing"

Cons: "I had to stay overnight."

Cons: "The flight crew was horrible"

Pros: "Simplicity"
Cons: "Nothing remotely close to comfort"

Cons: "we always travel by spirit and as always we use the same bag , my husband went to Texas by spirit 2 weeks ago whit that bag and they didn't charge anything but in the trip back to LA they charge $65.00 and it was the same bag he traveled from LA to Texas, in conclusion we are not longer continue traveling by spirit because you don't standarly charge for baggage, sometimes you charge sometimes you dont and when you make your random charges the fee for traveling with you is the same fee for traveling with any other airline."

Pros: "I enoyed my flights to Seattle and back to los Angeles"

Cons: "The wait at baggage claim"

Cons: "Didnt understand the charge for luggage. Wasnt able to get a live person that understood my questions. Overpaid on luggage that I didnt have to check in."

Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Everything else"

Pros: "Its over"
Cons: "Literally the most uncomfortable fli"

Pros: "The attitude's of the staff was excellent..."
Cons: "I didn't like the high prices for luggage and why I couldn't pay for my bag on line after going to your site repeatedly?!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "It was punctual"
Cons: "I had to pay 100 dollars for my bags"

Cons: "Everything cost extra! Not what we expected."

Pros: "Bery confortable"
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "Efficient service, spacious plane"

Cons: "I Jesus got charged over a $400 fee for my bags. I was never told that there was a charge for bags."

Pros: "The price"

Pros: "Got there earlier than promise"
Cons: "Table tray was broken couldn't eat or drink without sitting it down"

Pros: "I love the price, very affordable."
Cons: "Can't think of anything."

Cons: "I liked everything. From checking in to early arrival."

Pros: "We were safe"
Cons: "No frills on board"

Pros: "Delayed"
Cons: "Being delayed"

Pros: "helpful main airport desk personnel at check-in in Detroit"
Cons: "Spirit Air airport desk, check-in was chaotic, personnel a bit surly, gate check-in disorganized, luggage temporarily "lost" in Detroit."

Pros: "The person sitting next to me"
Cons: "Plane was delayed"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Friendly staff"

Pros: "The price."
Cons: "The Terrible American Lack of Service, and the malfunctioning website."

Cons: "No internet option to my knowledge."

Pros: "Good value. Absolutely no bells and whistles."
Cons: "Perfect for a very short trip. Bring your own everything."

Pros: "I like that everything was bare minimum."

Cons: "Long lines, poor service, lack of communication w/ passengers"

Pros: "Plane was not jammed full"
Cons: "Spirit has a lot of fees"

Cons: "HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!! HORRIBLE !!!"

Pros: "I don't feel safe"
Cons: "Planes always have a mechanical problem"

Pros: "However they gave FULL refund and a voucher. Much appreciated."

Pros: "good folks wo4rk there, kind and helpful"
Cons: "cost too high for no comfort/frills"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything."

Pros: "Every one was very nice and helpful"

Pros: "Nonthing"
Cons: "Charged $ 100.00 for 2 bags. Highway robbery."

Cons: "Changed gates with out any kind of announcement"

Cons: "So stressful trying to find some to ask a question"

Cons: "Delayed boarding , and delayed waiting 25 minutes don runway before takeoff"

Pros: "Great rate!"
Cons: "No free soda lol"

Pros: "Arriving"
Cons: "The delays , take off and landing was not smooth . Overall bad experience will not fly spirit again"

Cons: "Ridiculous. Pilot was missing which causes a huge delay."

Cons: "Tiny tray tables"

Pros: "great service"
Cons: "1 layover but only 1/2 hr"

Cons: "delayed, eventually cancelled"

Cons: "I just think it's ridiculous to have to pay $52 for a small bag. I could see if it was an over-sized bag. I understand if you have to charge something but you charge way too much."

Pros: "tome schedule"
Cons: "amount for my luggage......complete rip off"

Pros: "Love flying with spirit very nice people working there!!!!"

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Safety measures for airlines flying from Columbus to Los Angeles

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