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Cheapest flights to Los Angeles airports

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Los Angeles

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Miami TO Los Angeles

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Typically, flights to Los Angeles from Miami are cheaper when flying from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, which has an average price of $234

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM MIAMIAugust20% cheaperFlying from Miami to Los Angeles costs on average just $233 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM MIAMIDecember30% more expensiveIt costs about $382 for flights to Los Angeles from Miami in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM MIAMIDecember190% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Los Angeles from Miami in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Los Angeles?

How long does it take to fly to Los Angeles?

Los Angeles, California is a busy city with lots of people traveling in and out for many reasons, whether it’s leisure, business, or something else. One of the most popular routes is from Chicago to Los Angeles. This route typically takes between four and four and a half hours. Flights from New York are another popular choice, usually taking around six hours. You can also find good Los Angeles flight deals from Denver, with flight times of about two and a half hours.

Where can you fly directly into Los Angeles from?

Since Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the busiest and most popular airports in the country, there are many nonstop flights from around the US. Direct from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport (ORD) to LAX is a popular route that departs most days of the week. Atlanta to Los Angeles is also a popular route. There are also nonstops flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to LAX most days of the week. Another popular direct route is from any New York airport (JFK, EWR, or LGA) to LAX, departing almost daily. Lastly, nonstop flights from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to LAX leave frequently.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Los Angeles?

    The best price found on momondo to Los Angeles was $24/pp from San Diego, which is 93% cheaper than the average flight price to Los Angeles. To find the cheapest price to Los Angeles from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles?

    The month of August is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from United States, with most prices found around $267. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of August, then book flights to Los Angeles from United States during January instead. Flights to Los Angeles in January, while not as cheap as those in August, still average around $272.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Los Angeles?

    We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Los Angeles 34 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Los Angeles for $307. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $36.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Los Angeles?

    Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Los Angeles. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $297. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Los Angeles on Sunday is $359.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Los Angeles?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Los Angeles is in the evening. Flights from United States to Los Angeles during this time can be as low as $318. At noon is when there is more demand to fly to Los Angeles, so prices are often more expensive at around $352 per ticket.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Los Angeles?

    If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Los Angeles for January, February, and March. Parks like Los Angeles State Historic Park are popular hot spots in those months.

  • When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Los Angeles?

    The month of July, August, or September is often the best time to visit Los Angeles to go to the beach due to the weather. Venice Beach is the most often visited beach in the area. Consider visiting Muscle Beach during your Los Angeles visit as well.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Los Angeles?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Los Angeles is possible. If you are planning a flight to Los Angeles, consider booking flights to Hawthorne Airport (9 mi from Los Angeles city center), Los Angeles Airport (9 mi from Los Angeles city center), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (10 mi from Los Angeles city center), Long Beach Municipal Airport (19 mi from Los Angeles city center) or Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (37 mi from Los Angeles city center).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Los Angeles?

    The cheapest airport near Los Angeles is typically Long Beach Municipal Airport with an average price of $293/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Can I fly to Los Angeles from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Can I fly back to United States from Los Angeles?

Returning to United States from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Los Angeles at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Los Angeles flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Los Angeles found recently by users on momondo
Alaska Airlines
Feb 28
SFO2:48 amSan Francisco
1h 32m
LAX4:20 amLos Angeles
Mar 1
LAX3:25 amLos Angeles
1h 30m
SFO4:55 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 13
SFO1:00 amSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX3:25 amLos Angeles
Mar 15
LAX8:20 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO9:43 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Jul 26
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
1h 30m
LAX4:30 amLos Angeles
Jul 27
LAX4:20 amLos Angeles
1h 29m
SFO5:49 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 24
SFO4:40 amSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX6:08 amLos Angeles
Feb 24
LAX11:35 amLos Angeles
1h 24m
SFO12:59 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 2
SFO1:00 amSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX2:25 amLos Angeles
Mar 16
LAX1:50 pmLos Angeles
1h 27m
SFO3:17 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 10
SFO4:55 amSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX6:23 amLos Angeles
Feb 14
LAX1:30 pmLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO2:58 pmSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines
American Airlines
Feb 21
EWR2:42 amNewark
16h 14m
3 stops
LAX6:56 pmLos Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Feb 17
SFO1:00 amSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX2:25 amLos Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Mar 16
SFO2:00 amSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX3:25 amLos Angeles

Which airlines fly to Los Angeles?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Los Angeles
  • Which airlines fly to Los Angeles?

    Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Los Angeles from United States are American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and Delta. There may also be other airline options depending on where in United States you’re flying from.


Airports near Los Angeles

Below you will find all the airports in Los Angeles along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Los Angeles airport?

There are several different options for how to get to Downtown LA from the airport. The first option is to take the FlyAway Bus. This bus operates 24/7 and departs from LAX every 30 minutes. The bus stop is located at the lower level of the arrivals hall at each terminal and stops in Hollywood, Santa Monica, Van Nuys, and Westwood before arriving at Union Station in Downtown LA. The bus journey takes about 35 minutes. Another option is to take the metro, but you can’t take it directly from the airport. To access the metro from LAX, you’ll take the shuttle to the LAX Metro Rail Station. The metro journey requires a change before you reach Downtown LA, and the journey will take about an hour. Taxis are also available 24/7 from LAX from designated taxi ranks. Taxis from LAX have fixed prices, so you won’t be surprised by the rates, and usually take about 30 minutes to reach Downtown LA. You can also use rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, but they are banned from curbside pickup and have their own designated pick-up area.


Popular routes to Los Angeles

Most frequently searched flights to Los Angeles along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 51m
Cheapest price$89
Seattle to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time2h 29m
Cheapest price$125
Boston to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time6h 14m
Cheapest price$128
Chicago to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time4h 13m
Cheapest price$55
Dallas to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$56
Washington to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 36m
Cheapest price$89
Portland to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time2h 14m
Cheapest price$120
San Francisco to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time1h 22m
Cheapest price$58
Philadelphia to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 45m
Cheapest price$50
Miami to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 10m
Cheapest price$81
Denver to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time2h 25m
Cheapest price$47
Atlanta to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time4h 32m
Cheapest price$78
Houston to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time3h 24m
Cheapest price$47
Orlando to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 03m
Cheapest price$98
Minneapolis to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time3h 51m
Cheapest price$56
Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 30m
Cheapest price$73
Detroit to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time4h 43m
Cheapest price$113
Paris to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time11h 10m
Cheapest price$280
London to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time10h 05m
Cheapest price$328
Tampa to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 04m
Cheapest price$92

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Visa requirements for visiting Los Angeles

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Los Angeles?

When flying to LA from within the United States, no visa is required. You will only need a valid passport or domestic ID to board your flight.


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Best things to do and see in Los Angeles

What can you see and do in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is a big city with a lot to do and see. One of the most popular attractions is the Hollywood sign, located on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood. Feel free to hike up to it or admire it from wherever you stand in the city center. Griffith Park and Observatory is another must-see while in LA. Located in the Santa Monica Mountains, there’s a lot of good hiking and it’s also a popular place to watch the sunrise or set. Other famous attractions include the Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Boulevard, Rodeo Drive, and of course, all the gorgeous beaches that the city has to offer. You may also want to take a tour of Universal Studios and see how movie and TV magic are made.