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Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 23% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 22% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$284 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$274 or less

When to book flights from Los Angeles to Washington

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $209 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Los Angeles to Washington was found 53 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 February.
  • Morning departure is around 52% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Interested in purchasing flights from Los Angeles to Washington? Make sure to take into consideration where you will be staying in the city. While Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is a convenient choice for travelers staying in the city center, Baltimore International Airport is a better choice for those heading to the D.C. suburbs in Maryland. Finally, Dulles International Airport is a practical option for anyone that plans to stay in Virginia.
  • Planning on traveling with your family? Bring your kids to the NASA-themed play area located in Concourse B of Dulles International Airport. This play area is filled with interactive games, toys, and activities, making it an easy way for children to unwind after being cooped up in a plane for several hours.
  • Hoping to have a direct flight from Los Angeles to Washington? Consider booking your ticket with United Airlines, as this company offers many direct flights from Los Angeles International Airport to both Dulles International Airport and Baltimore International Airport. Travelers can also pay a small fee to upgrade to Economy Plus and receive more legroom.
  • If you need to unwind after your flight has landed, pay a visit to the meditation room located between Concourses D and E of Baltimore International Airport. This quiet space is open to all travelers and is a convenient place to clear your mind and de-stress after a long day of traveling.
  • For travelers who would like to use public transportation to move from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to downtown Washington, consider taking the local metro. There is a stop connected directly to the airport and it is an affordable way to move throughout the entire D.C. area.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Los Angeles to Washington

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Korean Air
Overall score based on 4,925 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.5
Food
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Book cheap flights from Los Angeles to Washington (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Los Angeles
$85
only
$85
Destination
Baltimore
$85
only
$85
Washington
$246
only
$246
$177
only
$177
Tue, Aug 18
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
13h 59m
Tue, Aug 25
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Trip: 12 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Aug 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 29m
Mon, Aug 10
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 19
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
10h 39m
Tue, Aug 25
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
7h 25m
Wed, Sep 9
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 57m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 7
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
9h 23m
Mon, Jul 13
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
8h 25m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
7h 46m
Wed, Jul 8
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 38m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 14
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Tue, Jul 28
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 20
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
5h 02m
Thu, Jul 23
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
8h 03m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
8h 29m
Mon, Jul 20
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 20m
Trip: 17 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Wed, Aug 5
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
15h 58m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 6
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
7h 49m
Tue, Aug 11
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, Aug 7
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Tue, Aug 11
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
8h 05m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 14
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
5h 02m
Tue, Jul 14
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
8h 33m
Mon, Jul 13
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
10h 09m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Sun, Aug 16
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
8h 40m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Aug 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
6h 45m
Mon, Aug 17
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 04m
Trip: 14 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 11
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
5h 02m
Tue, Jul 14
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 11
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
8h 33m
Thu, Jul 16
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
10h 09m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 14
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
5h 02m
Tue, Jul 28
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from Los Angeles to Washington (one-way)

Airports
Origin
Los Angeles
$44
only
$44
Destination
Baltimore
$44
only
$44
Washington
$137
only
$137
$119
only
$119
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 13
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
27h 45m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 34m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 16
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 8
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
5h 08m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 28
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 11
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
11h 44m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
4h 42m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 21
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
5h 05m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 27
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
8h 02m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Aug 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 47m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
14h 04m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
8h 30m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 6
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
7h 49m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 2
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
5h 04m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 9
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
40h 27m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 6
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 17
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Based on null reviews
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