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Flights to Los Angeles in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$789Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$1,147From Sydney to Los Angeles
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Los Angeles

Cheapest prices for Los Angeles flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Los Angeles found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$854
February
$821
March
$821
April
$895
May
$862
June
$887
July
$916
August
$890
September
$902
October
$873
November
$884
December
$1,226
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles is currently March; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Los Angeles?

Average Los Angeles flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - LAX
Price
$821 - $1,797
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm

Peak season:

Anyone looking for Hollywood glamour, designer shopping, palm trees and sunny beaches, won’t be disappointed when they take cheap flights to Los Angeles. First-time travellers arriving on flights to Los Angeles will be overwhelmed by the sheer size of the city, so hiring a car is really a necessity. This way you can explore LA’s famous neighbourhoods including Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Santa Monica at your leisure. Don’t forget your camera, you never know when or where you’ll spot a celebrity! High season is summer (June to August) when the temperatures soar into late 20Cs making the beaches the place to be and be seen, but these can get crowded. When looking for a cheap flights to Los Angeles take into account entertainment industry events, such as the Academy Awards and the Grammy Awards, which make the city busier than normal, and patriotic events such as the 4th of July celebrations.


Off season

There really isn’t an off season in LA, although it is sometimes easier to find cheap flights to Los Angeles during the rainy season in January.

When is the best time to book a flight to Los Angeles?

As there is no real low season, there’s no best time for getting cheap flights to Los Angeles. With mild weather year-round and abundant sunshine from April to October, LA is always busy so when to go depends on what you want out of a visit. If it’s a beach trip, then the water is warmest in late summer, if it’s celebrity spotting, then the awards season is your best bet. Book at least a couple of months in advance to get the cheapest flights to Los Angeles and accommodation selection, especially during events such as the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Los Angeles?

The cheapest flights to Los Angeles are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Los Angeles?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Los Angeles. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Los Angeles?

Flights from Sydney to Los Angeles – 14 hrs 10 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles – 14 hrs 50 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles – 13 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Perth to Los Angeles – 20 hrs 45 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Los Angeles?

Several airlines operate direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles daily, while Melbourne and Brisbane have a couple of direct flights per day. Popular carriers include Virgin Australia, Qantas, United and Delta, which operate direct flights, or there are airlines that offer a stopover in San Francisco such as China Southern and American Airlines.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Flights land in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) situated around 30 km southwest from Downtown LA. There are free inter-terminal shuttle buses that transfer passengers between terminals, and shuttle bus ‘G’ offers a free connection to the LA Metro. The FlyAway Bus runs a scheduled service to Downtown Los Angeles and central locations around the LA area. Airport taxis are found outside Arrivals in each terminal under the yellow sign marked ‘taxis’. LAX has around 40 rental car companies with many offering free shuttle connections to reach rental car sites.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles?

If you book a flight to Los Angeles, you will be flying into Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 15.1 km from the centre of Los Angeles.

How popular are flights to Los Angeles this year?

Flights to Los Angeles have seen a 87% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.

Cheap flights to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX flights for May, June
27 May - 26 Feb
$1,356pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jun - 15 Mar
$1,658pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 May - 16 May
$1,674pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles found for this year
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,145pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,147pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,149pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles, departing today and this week
11 May - 15 Jul
$2,198pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 May - 17 Jul
$2,296pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 May - 15 Jul
$2,347pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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