Flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

The cheapest flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

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Cheapest

113

Average

298

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Washington, DC to Los Angeles is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

American Airlines
10:45AMWashington, DC5h34 04:19PMLos Angeles
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1131One-way
Alaska Airlines
09:35PMWashington, DC5h34 03:09AMLos Angeles
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1831One-way
United
10:00PMWashington, DC5h34 03:34AMLos Angeles
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1931One-way
United
12:29PMWashington, DC5h26 05:55PMLos Angeles
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3841One-way
Alaska Airlines
01:00PMWashington, DC10h03 11:03PMLos Angeles
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3901One-way

Flight schedule from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

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American Airlines
10:45AMWashington, DC5h34 04:19PMLos Angeles
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United
12:29PMWashington, DC5h26 05:55PMLos Angeles
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Alaska Airlines
01:00PMWashington, DC10h03 11:03PMLos Angeles
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Alaska Airlines
09:00PMWashington, DC10h25 07:25AMLos Angeles
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American Airlines
09:15PMWashington, DC5h44 02:59AMLos Angeles
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Alaska Airlines
09:35PMWashington, DC5h34 03:09AMLos Angeles
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United
10:00PMWashington, DC5h34 03:34AMLos Angeles
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The fastest flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

6 h 54 m

Flights per day

7

Distance

3692 km

Of the 7 flights that leave Washington, DC for Los Angeles every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

United
12:29PMWashington, DC5h26 05:55PMLos Angeles
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3841One-way
Alaska Airlines
09:35PMWashington, DC5h34 03:09AMLos Angeles
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1831One-way
American Airlines
10:45AMWashington, DC5h34 04:19PMLos Angeles
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1131One-way
United
10:00PMWashington, DC5h34 03:34AMLos Angeles
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1931One-way
American Airlines
09:15PMWashington, DC5h44 02:59AMLos Angeles
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4191One-way

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Overview: Washington, DC to Los Angeles flight

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
durationAverage flight duration5 h 43 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$276 (€251)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAmerican Airlines, frontier airlines, Alaska Airlines, United or Spirit Airlines

Flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles cover the 2289 miles (3692 km) long route taking on average 5 h 43 min with our travel partners like American Airlines, frontier airlines, Alaska Airlines, United or Spirit Airlines. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $276 (€251), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $174 (€159).

Airlines: American Airlines and United flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles

Buy your official American Airlines and United flight tickets to Los Angeles from Washington, DC from $174 (€159) with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

United
American Airlines

United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next flight to Los Angeles from Washington, DC.

Find the perfect United flight from Washington, DC to Los Angeles for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest United flight schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight between Washington, DC and Los Angeles. You can also check relevant travel information for the United flight, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap United plane tickets online. You can expect to travel around 2289 miles (3692 km) on this route and your United Washington, DC to Los Angeles plane ticket can cost as little as $174 (€159) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for United tickets to Los Angeles from Washington, DC in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official United plane tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: $174

American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your flight from Washington, DC to Los Angeles.

Looking for flights between Washington, DC and Los Angeles? American Airlines is one of the best companies to travel with on the 2289 miles (3692 km) journey from Washington, DC to Los Angeles. As an official travel partner of American Airlines, Omio quickly shows you the latest American Airlines flight schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Washington, DC to Los Angeles routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable American Airlines plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, you can quickly see if the American Airlines ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Washington, DC - Los Angeles flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with American Airlines!

    Flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles

    Washington is the capital of the USA. It is home to Capitol Hill and is a cultural center due to the large number of embassies, monuments and museums. It is separated from the characteristic Mediterranean-like climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood, and the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles by an approximate distance of 2299 miles (3700 kilometers). It takes an average duration of five hours, 30 minutes to complete a flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles. Departures from Washington DC can be from either Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington Dulles Airport, or Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Arrivals are at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The flight route between Washington DC and Los Angeles has approximately 19 direct flights daily and 52 indirect flights daily.

    Which airlines offer flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

    The flight route from Washington DC to Los Angeles is operated by several airlines. They include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southeast Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United. Spirit Airlines and Alaska Airlines provide the cheapest flight between the two cities. United Airlines has the fastest direct flights between the two towns, while JetBlue Airways offers the longest flights. Although some trips have one or two layovers, there is no change in airlines for the complete route.

    How long is the flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

    The average duration of the flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles is approximately five hours 30 minutes. The fastest direct flight between the two cities takes five hours, 27 minutes for a complete journey. Some direct flights take up to six hours. The flight length taken to get from Washington DC to Los Angeles depends on the airline and the layover airport, among other factors. The fastest one-change indirect flight between the two cities takes seven hours, 32 minutes by Delta Airlines, with a layover at Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Two-change flights by JetBlue Airways with layovers at Edward L.Logan International Airport and John F.Kennedy International Airport take ten hours and 35 minutes to complete the journey. The longest flight takes 1four hours and 35 minutes by JetBlue Airways to complete the trip, with a layover at Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

    How many flights are there from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

    The flight route from Washington DC to Los Angeles city has approximately 75 flights daily. Nineteen of those daily flights are direct flights, while about 52 flights are indirect with one or two layovers. The Alaska Airlines departure timetable has four flights daily, with the first flight at 7:00 a.m., and the last flight departing from Washington DC at 5:00 p.m. American Airlines has 15 flights daily on its departure timetable, with the first flight leaving at 5.24 a.m. and the last at 7:29 p.m. Delta Airlines has 16 flights daily with the first flight at 5.40 am and the last at 7:00 pm. Departure timetables for JetBlue Airways has 16 flights; the first leaving at 5:01 a.m. and the last at 10:00 p.m. Southwest departures timetable in Washington DC has two flights at 6:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Spirit Airlines and United both have nine flights each daily departing from Washington DC to Los Angeles with the first flights at 6:10 a.m. and 6:45 a.m., and the last at 4:15 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

    What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles?

    Departures: The journey from Washington DC to Los Angeles by air has departures in any of the three main airports in Washington DC. Ronald Reagan Washington Airport is located across Potomac River,  three miles (five kilometers) away from Washington DC city center. The airport is accessible via the subway on Blue and Yellow lines and the Airport shuttle bus. Facilities at the airport include parking options, duty free shops, a spa, shops, and banking services, among others. The other airport is the Washington Dulles Airport located 26 miles (36 kilometers) from DC city center in suburban Virginia. It is accessible through the Washington Flyer, which offers Silverline Express Bus to Wiehle-Boston East Metrorail station, where you can get a subway to any part of the city and Virginia. Baltimore/Washington International Airport is the other main airport in Washington DC, and it is located 32 miles (45 kilometers) from DC's city center. It can be accessed via the MARC/Amtrak train route from any part of the city.​

    Arrivals are at Los Angeles International Airport(LAX). Located 18 miles (30 kilometers) from downtown Los Angeles, it is the second busiest airport in the USA and fourth in the world. Shuttles operate to and from the airport terminals. The closest bus station to the airport is the Sepulveda Boulevard and Century Boulevard. The airport can be accessed using subway 117, Torrance line right of Torrance transit, subway 232, commuter Express 574, subway 102, subway expoline, subway 40, LAMCTA subway 232 to Long Beach, Big Blue Bus system line three and rapid three via Lincoln Boulevard. Metro railbus G offers connections from LAX to the Los Angeles subway rail Green line.​

    Travel Tips: Washington, DC to Los Angeles Flight

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    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles to cost as little as $174 (€159)  in the next 7 days.
    The Washington, DC to Los Angeles plane ticket price is on average $276 (€251)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    The distance from Washington, DC to Los Angeles by plane is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 2289 miles (3692 km) to Los Angeles from Washington, DC can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Washington, DC to Los Angeles flight journey time is on average 5 h 43 min.
    Take the Washington, DC to Los Angeles flight with American Airlines, frontier airlines, Alaska Airlines, United or Spirit Airlines. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route from Washington, DC to Los Angeles as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can search for direct flights from Washington, DC to Los Angeles on Omio with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines or United, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your plane ticket.
    If you purchase a plane ticket from Washington, DC to Los Angeles within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $276 (€251) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Los Angeles from Washington, DC are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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