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Flight information for Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.
(LAX to WAS)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Best price found

$159

Fastest flight time

4h 52m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Washington, D.C.

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles in the past 72 hours is $159. The best return flight deal from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $967.
The fastest flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. takes 4h 52m
There are no direct flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Los Angeles Airport - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport and Los Angeles Airport - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport.
There are 2 airports near Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C. Reagan-National (DCA), Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl (IAD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

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

October

The cheapest time of year to fly to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles is October. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart Los Angeles for Washington, D.C.?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Wednesday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.?

in the evening

Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flights are approximately 46% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles?

American Airlines

American Airlines and United Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

What is the cheapest Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flight route?

Los Angeles - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl for the best Los Angeles - Washington, D.C. flight prices

How far in advance should you book Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. is approximately 60 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., you are most likely going to fly from Los Angeles Airport to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When travelling from Los Angeles, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Washington, D.C.. The nearest airport to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport is Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport which is located in Washington, D.C.. The least expensive flight option from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. will typically be LAX — IAD during the month of August with an average price of $888 RT.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)$888
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Washington, D.C. Reagan-National Airport (DCA)$888
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Easily compare return flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. by changing tabs
United Airlines
5 Dec.
LAX18:09Los Angeles
14h 16m
2 stops
IAD08:25Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
6 Dec.
IAD15:00Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 46m
LAX20:46Los Angeles
JetBlue
1 Nov.
LAX19:53Los Angeles
9h 41m
1 stop
DCA05:34Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
2 Nov.
DCA12:29Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
10h 50m
1 stop
LAX23:19Los Angeles
Delta
9 Jan.
LAX02:50Los Angeles
5h 05m
DCA07:55Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
19 Jan.
DCA12:05Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 46m
LAX17:51Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
13 Jan.
LAX08:00Los Angeles
4h 50m
DCA12:50Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
18 Jan.
DCA04:05Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 52m
LAX09:57Los Angeles
United Airlines
7 Sep.
LAX12:44Los Angeles
4h 53m
IAD17:37Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
10 Sep.
IAD02:30Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 35m
LAX08:05Los Angeles
JetBlue
31 Oct.
LAX19:53Los Angeles
7h 46m
1 stop
DCA03:39Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5 Nov.
DCA14:30Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
8h 48m
1 stop
LAX23:18Los Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

If you're looking for one-way flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, Delta and JetBlue
Multiple Airlines
16 Nov.
LAX03:20Los Angeles
23h 57m
1 stop
IAD03:17Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
JetBlue
12 Sep.
LAX18:04Los Angeles
8h 41m
1 stop
DCA02:45Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Delta
3 Sep.
LAX03:45Los Angeles
5h 15m
DCA09:00Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Search last-minute flights to Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.
JetBlue
23 Aug.
LAX17:30Los Angeles
8h 12m
1 stop
DCA01:42Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
13 Sep.
DCA13:30Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
9h 36m
1 stop
LAX23:06Los Angeles
Delta
25 Aug.
LAX03:45Los Angeles
5h 15m
DCA09:00Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
30 Aug.
DCA13:12Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 28m
LAX18:40Los Angeles
United Airlines
25 Aug.
LAX12:41Los Angeles
5h 04m
IAD17:45Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
31 Aug.
IAD13:42Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 35m
LAX19:17Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
23 Aug.
LAX08:55Los Angeles
5h 04m
DCA13:59Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
27 Aug.
DCA05:15Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 28m
LAX10:43Los Angeles
JetBlue
22 Aug.
LAX19:22Los Angeles
8h 16m
1 stop
DCA03:38Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
10 Sep.
DCA14:30Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
8h 36m
1 stop
LAX23:06Los Angeles
Delta
25 Aug.
LAX03:45Los Angeles
5h 15m
DCA09:00Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
9 Sep.
DCA13:15Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 42m
LAX18:57Los Angeles

Best airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
American AirlinesPriceFrom $265Free cancellationRating
6.9
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $422Free cancellationRating
7.1
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  • United Airlines Flights From Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

    United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. around 29 times per week, with 1,169 momondo users rating the airline 7.1/10. The cheapest United Airlines deal from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. in the last 72 hours was $298 (return), much lower than the average airfare cost of $502 for United Airlines flights on this route.

  • American Airlines Flights From Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

    $187 is the best American Airlines flight deal from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average American Airlines ticket price found was closer to $305, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. American Airlines (6.9/10 from 1,136 user reviews) flies into Washington, D.C. from Los Angeles 14 times in an average week so prices can vary.


United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Our best United Airlines deals on Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
United Airlines
5 Dec.
LAX18:09Los Angeles
14h 16m
2 stops
IAD08:25Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
6 Dec.
IAD15:00Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 46m
LAX20:46Los Angeles
United Airlines
7 Sep.
LAX12:44Los Angeles
4h 53m
IAD17:37Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
10 Sep.
IAD02:30Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 35m
LAX08:05Los Angeles
United Airlines
16 Sep.
LAX12:44Los Angeles
4h 53m
IAD17:37Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
24 Sep.
IAD10:39Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 31m
LAX16:10Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
13 Jan.
LAX08:00Los Angeles
4h 50m
DCA12:50Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
18 Jan.
DCA04:05Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 52m
LAX09:57Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
20 Sep.
LAX04:30Los Angeles
5h 04m
IAD09:34Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
21 Sep.
IAD13:35Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5h 34m
LAX19:09Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
10 Jan.
LAX08:00Los Angeles
4h 50m
DCA12:50Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
19 Jan.
DCA04:05Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
5h 52m
LAX09:57Los Angeles

  • Are airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines and American Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines such as United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. by plane?

    Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. are 3695.7 km apart from one another. 4h 50m is a normal flight duration for this route.



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