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Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles from $172

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Los Angeles departing on 27/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
WAS — LAX
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

Cheap flight deals from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Los Angeles (LAX). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$1,980

One-way from

$404
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Los Angeles
One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Los Angeles

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?

Find a great deal and save up to 59% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $547.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Washington, D.C.. Users have commonly found prices around $562 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $166. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles (WAS - LAX)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Delta flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Delta flights heading from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Tue 23/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 28/2$303
Wed 24/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 28/2$349
Tue 9/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 28/2$395
Mon 22/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 27/2$441
Mon 15/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Sat 20/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 27/2$533
Thu 25/420:20DCA - LAX
1 stop7h 38mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 28/2$563
Tue 19/317:20DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mDelta
Tue 26/308:14LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 56mDelta
Deal found 29/2$587
Tue 23/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Wed 8/500:40LAX - DCA
1 stop6h 45mDelta
Deal found 29/2$593
Thu 25/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 28/2$595

Cheap Frontier flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Frontier for the route between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Frontier flights departing from Washington, D.C. and landing in Los Angeles. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Fri 12/412:50DCA - LAX
1 stop10h 50mFrontier
Mon 15/408:11LAX - DCA
1 stop6h 50mFrontier
Deal found 29/2$412
Fri 12/418:51DCA - LAX
2 stops24h 14mFrontier
Mon 15/408:11LAX - DCA
1 stop10h 48mFrontier
Deal found 29/2$510

Cheap Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Los Angeles in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 27/307:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 41mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$389
Tue 26/308:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 06mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$434
Tue 19/312:35DCA - LAX
1 stop12h 15mJetBlue
Wed 3/407:00LAX - DCA
1 stop8h 46mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$443
Tue 19/311:35DCA - LAX
1 stop13h 15mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 28/2$487
Wed 20/313:45DCA - LAX
1 stop12h 14mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$490
Sat 16/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Wed 20/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$518
Tue 26/308:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 06mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$556
Mon 11/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Thu 14/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$564
Tue 26/306:35DCA - LAX
1 stop11h 06mJetBlue
Wed 27/307:31LAX - DCA
1 stop9h 18mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$569

Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Los Angeles in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Thu 16/513:25DCA - LAX
1 stop13h 18mJetBlue
Mon 20/523:13LAX - DCA
1 stop10h 02mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$344
Wed 27/307:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 41mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$389
Mon 22/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 29/2$395
Fri 12/412:50DCA - LAX
1 stop10h 50mFrontier
Mon 15/408:11LAX - DCA
1 stop6h 50mFrontier
Deal found 29/2$412
Tue 26/308:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 06mJetBlue
Tue 2/421:16LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 01mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$434
Tue 19/312:35DCA - LAX
1 stop12h 15mJetBlue
Wed 3/407:00LAX - DCA
1 stop8h 46mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$443
Mon 29/407:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 23mJetBlue
Mon 29/421:15LAX - DCA
1 stop12h 10mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$446
Tue 16/409:10DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 50mAlaska Airlines
Tue 23/413:00LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 59mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$457
Tue 9/409:15DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Tue 16/413:00LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 59mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$464

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Washington, D.C.

Discover direct flight options from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the direct flights travelling from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles in the near future. Search for alternative flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles by utilising the search form above.
Mon 22/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Tue 30/408:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 29/2$395
Tue 16/409:10DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 50mAlaska Airlines
Tue 23/413:00LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 59mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$457
Tue 9/409:15DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Tue 16/413:00LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 59mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$464
Tue 23/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Wed 1/508:20LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 58mDelta
Deal found 29/2$487
Sat 16/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Wed 20/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$518
Mon 11/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Wed 13/313:15LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 28/2$564
Tue 23/409:10DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 50mAlaska Airlines
Thu 9/513:00LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 59mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$572
Tue 19/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Tue 26/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$580
Tue 19/317:20DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mDelta
Tue 26/308:14LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 56mDelta
Deal found 29/2$587

Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles should consider booking one of these fares. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Wed 6/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Wed 20/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 28/2$587
Sat 9/317:18DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 13mDelta
Wed 13/308:14LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 56mDelta
Deal found 29/2$626
Sun 10/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Wed 20/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$633
Sat 9/317:18DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 13mDelta
Wed 20/308:14LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 56mDelta
Deal found 29/2$664
Sun 10/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Tue 12/313:15LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$695
Sat 9/317:18DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 13mDelta
Tue 12/300:40LAX - DCA
1 stop6h 55mDelta
Deal found 29/2$709
Thu 7/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Thu 14/313:03LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$726
Sat 9/317:18DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 13mDelta
Wed 13/308:14LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 56mDelta
Deal found 29/2$764
Thu 7/309:00DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mAlaska Airlines
Tue 12/313:15LAX - DCA
Nonstop4h 44mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 29/2$772

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Washington, D.C.

Search for one-way flight options from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 27/306:35DCA - LAX
1 stop10h 41mJetBlue
Deal found 28/2$172
Wed 5/613:25DCA - LAX
1 stop13h 18mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$181
Wed 24/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Deal found 29/2$198
Wed 27/307:35DCA - LAX
1 stop9h 41mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$217
Sun 2/613:25DCA - LAX
1 stop13h 18mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$226
Wed 17/417:35DCA - LAX
Nonstop5h 51mDelta
Deal found 28/2$244
Tue 19/317:20DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 15mDelta
Deal found 29/2$252
Wed 10/409:15DCA - LAX
Nonstop6h 00mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 28/2$260
Tue 19/312:35DCA - LAX
1 stop12h 15mJetBlue
Deal found 29/2$271

Find flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

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Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Tue 23/4

Nonstop5h 51m

Los Angeles

Tue 30/4

Nonstop4h 58m

$303

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Thu 16/5

1 stop13h 18m

Los Angeles

Mon 20/5

1 stop10h 02m

$344

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Wed 24/4

Nonstop5h 51m

Los Angeles

Tue 30/4

Nonstop4h 58m

$349

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Wed 27/3

1 stop9h 41m

Los Angeles

Tue 2/4

1 stop12h 01m

$389

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Tue 9/4

Nonstop5h 51m

Los Angeles

Tue 30/4

Nonstop4h 58m

$395

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Fri 12/4

1 stop10h 50m

Los Angeles

Mon 15/4

1 stop6h 50m

$412

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Tue 16/4

Nonstop5h 50m

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

Nonstop4h 59m

$457

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Tue 9/4

Nonstop6h 00m

Los Angeles

Wed 10/4

Nonstop4h 54m

$464

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalLos Angeles

DCA - LAX

DCALAX

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Tue 13/8

1 stop9h 24m

Los Angeles

Tue 27/8

1 stop8h 02m

$555

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Deals found on 28/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 53 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Average price of flights to Los Angeles by month

Plan your trip from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles is currently $225 while a return flight costs $408. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles (average of $838). Flying from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,226). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,314

February

$1,288

March

$1,367

April

$1,539

May

$1,553

June

$1,722

July

$1,860

August

$1,600

September

$1,602

October

$1,411

November

$1,456

December

$1,885

Temperature and rainfall in Los Angeles by month

Plan your trip to Los Angeles by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LAX

Temperature

14 - 23 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Los Angeles

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Los Angeles. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Los Angeles. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Delta, Frontier and Alaska Airlines from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

8.1
Very Good
11,818 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

7.7
Good
5,166 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

7.4
Good
11,794 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

6.4
Okay
4,459 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Excellent price of flight. Prompt takeoff, early arrival. Was kept informed of progress of flight during travel. Courteous, friendly staff.

Related info for your journey

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from Washington, D.C.?

Most people fly into Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight to Los Angeles from Washington, D.C.. On average, Los Angeles has 41 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day from 1 airline. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 15.1 km from Los Angeles’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $303, but on average you can expect to pay $440.

Are there direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles is less than $610.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are direct flights available from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles on average per day?

Per day, 42 flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 26% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?

For as low as $303, Delta can have you in Los Angeles from Washington, D.C. in 5h 51m. There are 3695 km between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles round-trip?