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Find cheap flights from Washington to Los Angeles

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Washington (WAS)
Los Angeles
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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 19% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 27% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$288 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$278 or less

When to book flights from Washington to Los Angeles

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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 Washington to Los Angeles was found 22 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 16% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Hoping to book flights from Washington to Los Angeles? Make sure to consider which part of the city you will be staying in. Los Angeles International Airport is the region’s primary travel hub and is best for visitors who will be staying in the city center. Hollywood Burbank Airport is a smaller choice that is convenient for individuals staying in Northern Los Angeles.
  • If you would prefer to have a direct flight from Washington to Los Angeles, try to fly out of Dulles International Airport, as it is the largest airport in the region and offers a high concentration of flights. If you are okay with having a layover in order to fly into a smaller airport, have your final destination be Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
  • Planning on traveling with kids? Make sure to bring them to the play area located in Concourse B of Dulles International Airport. This play area features a variety of interactive games and activities, making it a convenient area for children to blow off some steam before boarding a long flight across the country.
  • If you plan on flying with American, Delta, or United Airlines, be sure to check whether you are eligible for complimentary access to their private lounges located in the Departures terminal of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. These lounges offer a variety of amenities, including free snacks, comfortable chairs, and high-speed WiFi.
  • Interested in using public transportation to travel from Los Angeles International Airport to the city center? Consider taking one of the airport’s free shuttle buses in order to end up at the city’s main bus center or the Metro Green Line Aviation Station.
*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 Washington to Los Angeles

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 Washington to Los Angeles (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Baltimore
$85
only
$85
Washington
$256
only
$256
$177
only
$177
Destination
Los Angeles
$85
only
$85
Tue, Aug 25
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Tue, Sep 1
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 34m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 29
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Sat, Aug 1
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
22h 43m
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Trip: 10 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 1
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Mon, Aug 3
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Sun, Aug 9
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 5
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 46m
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 34m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 10
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
7h 50m
Fri, Jul 17
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
8h 42m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 5
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 40m
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
8h 34m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 29
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 49m
Mon, Aug 10
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 52m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 29
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Wed, Aug 12
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
10h 39m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 22
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
11h 54m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 27
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Wed, Aug 5
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
13h 59m
Trip: 10 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 49m
Sat, Jul 4
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
18h 25m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 23
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
10h 09m
Sat, Jul 25
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
8h 33m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Tue, Jul 21
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
12h 21m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, Aug 7
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
7h 53m
Thu, Aug 13
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
9h 06m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
10h 09m
Sat, Jul 18
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
8h 33m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from Washington to Los Angeles (one-way)

Airports
Origin
Baltimore
$45
only
$45
Washington
$134
only
$134
$119
only
$119
Destination
Los Angeles
$45
only
$45
Sat, Aug 1
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Aug 21
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
22h 43m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 14
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
40h 23m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 21
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 39m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 15
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 37m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 25
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 25
DCA
Reagan Washington National Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 07m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 3
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
8h 11m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 11
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 9
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 36m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 9
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
7h 44m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 9
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 40m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
9h 30m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 16
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
12h 28m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 9
IAD
Washington Dulles Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 30m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 12
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
20h 58m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
5h 49m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Jul 12
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
22h 43m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 13
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 52m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 29
BWI
Baltimore/Washington Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
7h 38m
Based on null reviews
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