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Low season

AugustBest time to beat the crowds with an average 11% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 23% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$314(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$232or less

Good deal one-way

$165or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $165 or less one-way and $232 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Raleigh to Los Angeles was found 23 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 26% 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 3 airlines serving Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Los Angeles

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Overall score based on 29,138 reviews
Airline reviews

Pros: "Everything! Thank you"
Cons: "Nothing. Thanks"

Cons: "Boarding process was really poor. Long line for just dropping a bag off that I already paid for."

Pros: "Crews were friendly"

Pros: "There was those head rest flaps on my chair head rest. Checkin my luggage was seamless."
Cons: "Boarding process was bit disorganized."

Pros: "The service, on time, employees very nice."

Cons: "Again, make sure to note conspicuously that luggage price is not included."

Cons: "Plane was too hot"

Cons: "It was canceled"

Pros: "5 hours delay"
Cons: "5 hours delay"

Cons: "Our itinerary was canceled"

Pros: "Everything was on time & organized"
Cons: "I had to download that Gogo app to watch a move. That sucked"

Pros: "awesome"

Pros: "Each employee on the plane was nice."
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "All aspects"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Informative communications during delay"
Cons: "Rushing to board resulting in bad customer service during boarding"

Pros: "Punctual departures. Adequate overheard space."
Cons: "Food was mediocre for a 5-6 hour flight. I expected a little bit more."

Pros: "on time"

Cons: "The airplane was freezing cold. I had on a sweater and jacket and was unbearably cold. The entire plane was miserable. There weren’t any blankets either...this is not the"

Pros: "Flights were on time and friendly attendants!"

Pros: "ditto above"
Cons: "ditto above"

Pros: "On Tim and friendly"

Cons: "No drink or snack service. No trash pick up. No option to purchase or rent headphones"

Cons: "waiting on the tarmac for 40 minutes"

Pros: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"
Cons: "Over cramped No Space for carry on slow service"

Pros: "No hassle, no drama, very smooth."
Cons: "The blueberries were rather bland."

Pros: "Friendly people and clean plane"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, I hope it shows up shortly"

Cons: "Condition of the airplane"

Pros: "Sitting in middle isle, just get elbowed a lot."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Cons: "Late and missed my international connection"

Cons: "All "carry-ons" were taken at the jetway, which was fine. But, when we landed, as passengers were trying to get off of the plane, the attendants were putting all of the collected luggage at the entry to the jetway. It created congestion. Then, anyone who had luggage, had to lineup against the side of the jetway, awaiting their luggage, and increasing the congestion. First, it was inconvenient. Worse, if there was any kind of emergency, I believe it would have created a unsafe environment. Very Poor Design & Process ! ! !"

Cons: "Boarding area; boarding agent; boarding staffing; seating (comfort); flt. attendants: That's all... aww"

Cons: "Delay from Seattle to pasco."

Cons: "Missed connection"

Pros: "Our stewardess in the economy cabin was probably one of the best we have ever encountered. She was very courteous and personable."

Pros: "Everything from boarding, service, arrival time and deplaining was smooth"

Pros: "Our layover from Pittsburgh ended up being quite short. I was impressed that our baggage will made it on to the plane in time for take off."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "No free meals."

Pros: "Service"

Pros: "They got us from A to B without any problems."
Cons: "Efficient to the point of robotic."

Cons: "Service"

Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Old plane especially in first, no TV s"

Pros: "Delta is one of the best airlines I've flown with. Staff is very helpful, and customer service and amenities are tip notch."

Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "Plane was a bit old"


Pros: "Nice"
Cons: "Check point had only one person working on a holiday weekend made for an extremely long wait"

Pros: "Everything was on time & comfortable."
Cons: "The cold I caught on the way to my destination, but, Oh well. Such is life."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Waiting at PDX for hours and being ignored by Delta."

Cons: "Good"

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

Cons: "Everything, the service and the airline policies are very poor. Will not fly again, save your money."

Cons: "not clean"

Pros: "Rather have cost of bags figured into ticket....$45 extra for carry on is a bit too much and didn't make the trip worth anything special!"

Cons: "It was an hour late"

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

Cons: "cost"

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

Cons: "WE had a last minute emergency and didn't go."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Waited for 50 mins on tarmak after being told we were going to be 30 mins early. Moved meetings and then had to move again. Not okay"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "No place to charge a phone on the plane."

Pros: "We have not left yet 4 hr delay"
Cons: "FWe have not left yet 4 hr delay"

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

Pros: "I was able to travel with my service animal with no issue. Staff was extremely accommodating."
Cons: "No entertainment and food/beverages too expensive. $2.99 for a can of soda or a small bag of chips?? Insane!!"

Pros: "It seemed that we were on schedule for departure."
Cons: "We pushed out from the gate and then had to return to the gate to pick up tardy passengers. Allowing them to board and then prepare to depart again took approximately 1 hour which is an inexcusable delay."

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: "The plane was clean and the attendants very nice"
Cons: "We waited on the tarmac in Denver for a gate from almost 45 minutes. We waited for 1.5 hours for our luggage to reach the baggage claim area."

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: "Seating is uncomfortable!!!!"

Cons: "Ala cart pricing, the sales pitch of the Frontier credit card."

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

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

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: "Prices to high"

Cons: "Charge for cabin lugguage and soft drinks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The 4hr delay that wasn't told until post check in. I was forced to rent a car and made it faster than the plane."

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: "that they make you buy food - i hate the waste of food that people don't need or don't eat / so having people pay for whatever they want is awesome"
Cons: "paying for check-in bag"

Pros: "Boarded quickly"
Cons: "Boarded quickly to sit forever. We taxied in Chicago for 30 min..."

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."

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!"

Cons: "Had to pay for snacks so I did not get any."

Pros: "Nothing"

Cons: "I had to stay overnight."

Pros: "We arrived 40 minutes early."

Cons: "Luggage fee is expensive. $45 for carry on."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything you have to pay for! Terrible policy"

Cons: "Service was terrible staff not friendly never using this airline again"

Pros: "The personnel was personable."
Cons: "Everything, truly everything. Awful plane, awful prices, not good."

Pros: "It's non-stop"
Cons: "The most uncomfortable plane ever, its like cuddling with a really skinny person it feels like a bag of elbows"

Cons: "Having to pay $50 per bag."

Cons: "Comfort"

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

Cons: "The wait at baggage claim"

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

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Rude. They think it's a joke when people can't get home."

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

Cons: "Constant pitching and threatening about paying for bags. Constant yammer on the plane about offers etc. Money, Money, Money is all they talk about!!!!"

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."

Pros: "They are not well behaived with the customers."

Pros: "Service in general"
Cons: "It needs more people to help with disabilities"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bad website. Old dirty grimy airplane. Diversion while boarding the plane. Horrible experience."

Cons: "My seat wouldn't recline."

Cons: "The delays were ridiculous"

Pros: "NOTHING!!!"

Pros: "Basic and simple"
Cons: "A free soda is always nice"

Pros: "The service was very easy to use, loved it."

Cons: "Spirit airlines"

Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "No PreCheck"

Pros: "Notting"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "The affordable fare price"
Cons: "Wish they would offer similar fare to salt lake city"

Cons: "Spanish fly attendants needed. I had to intervene and almost demand that important information was translated. The fly attendant was very rude when some people didn't follow direction. I could tell most people in the plane did not understand"

Pros: "I like their no nonsense about bags."
Cons: "they force us register."

Pros: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Whole experience"

Cons: "near the end of the"

Pros: "No-frills"
Cons: "Tighti seating"

Pros: "Quick"
Cons: "Bumpy"

Cons: "Overpriced"

Cons: "Tacked on $55.00 cary on charge - no more Spirit for this flyer!"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Like taking the bus. Confusing website"

Pros: "Organised"
Cons: "Paiing for lugge is ridicules"

Cons: "Delay"

Pros: "Friendly"
Cons: "Agents at desk were sort of cold-like"

Cons: "Ther service was terrible."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything about my interaction with this company."

Cons: "It was dirty"

Pros: "Oakland was easy out of"
Cons: "Spirit has no spirit"

Cons: "Horrible it was all horrible!! I want a refund!!!"

Cons: "The 4 hrs delay"

Cons: "I thought your pricing policy on baggage confiscatory."

Cons: "Spirit airlines continues to be an absolute joke in every way."

Pros: "Nothing. Horrible Service"
Cons: "I will not travel in Spirit ever in my life. Even if they fly me for free!"

Pros: "Never travel again"
Cons: "Airlines agents at Airport zero service:("

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing. I had a interruption in my trip and had to Cancle it. And all and all my money was never refunded"

Cons: "that they charge me 100 dollars for a bag its so stupid"

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