Cheap Flights from Washington to Los Angeles International

Flight information Washington to Los Angeles International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2305 miles

5h 20min

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Los Angeles International

1 airport

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If you’re heading west to sunny Los Angeles, you’ll want to get to your Washington airport about two hours in advance of your scheduled trip. Washington DC is served by Washington National Airport, Baltimore-Washington International Airport, and Dulles International Airport. When you search for cheap flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles International, you’ll likely be flying out of one of these major hubs for air travel. Each of these airports features on-site parking if you choose to drive. Remember that you can use Skyscanner to find affordable flights from Washington to Los Angeles. Skyscanner can also help you find affordable car rentals and hotels, too.

Flying out of Washington DC

No matter what DC airport you’re flying from, you’ll be able to take public transportation to reach it. You can also take taxi, limo service, and ride shares too. If you’re flying out in winter, you’ll want to pack lighter clothing for the Southern California climate, which is much warmer than Washington D.C. Remember to check with your airline or airport, especially in winter, to determine if there are any delays associated with your flight. Be sure to bring along your identification for the journey along with your boarding pass.

On-Site at the Airports in Washington D.C.

Each of Washington DC’s major airports features convenience stores where you can pick up travel essentials or reading materials. There are also upscale shops where you can purchase items like clothing, luggage, handbags, and more. Washington National Airport features more than 100 shops and restaurants for example. There are also on-site coffee shops, lounges, and restaurants where you can enjoy a meal or drink before your flight to Los Angeles. You’ll also find banking counters, ATMs, Wi-fi, and more.  

Landing at Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the busiest airport in the state. Upon landing, you’ll find many services and amenities like on-site car rental agencies. To reach your LA destination, you can also take a taxi, limo, airport shuttle, hotel shuttle, light rail, or public bus. The airport features a myriad of upscale shops, convenience stores, coffee shops, lounges, restaurants, and more. Wi-fi is available too.

Things to See and Do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles brims with cultural and natural attractions. From the blue Pacific to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, this major metropolitan region will not disappoint you with all there is to see and do. If you prefer urban attractions, you’ll want to check out the city’s hot spots like the shops of Beverly Hills, the Sunset Strip, Venice Beach, the Hollywood sign, and Universal Studios. There is also a wide array of eateries and nightlife venues to enjoy. If you enjoy getting out into the sunshine, you’ll want to hang out at the beach, watch the surfers, or even enjoy some swimming. The city is also home to renowned hotels, spas, and resorts.

Don’t forget to check out Skyscanner to find cheap flights from Washington to Los Angeles. If you need a car rental or hotel, you can find resources to help at Skyscanner too.

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