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Los Angeles to Washington DC Flights

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Selected fares from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 10 $277
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 10 $277
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 10 $277
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 27 - Tue, Feb 10 $277
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 20 - Tue, Jan 27 $291
LAX WAS Tue, Jan 20 - Sun, Jan 25 $309
LAX WAS Thu, Feb 5 - Mon, Feb 9 $322
LAX WAS Sat, Feb 28 - Wed, Mar 4 $352
LAX WAS Thu, Feb 5 - Mon, Feb 9 $374

Los Angeles and Washington DC airports and terminals

Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
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    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to WAS

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 6 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Washington DC DC, US
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  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to DCA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from LAX to IAD

    Carriers
    American Airlines, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 22 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sun, Jan 25 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sat, Feb 7 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sat, Feb 7 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America $287
Earn $2.87
Return Sat, Feb 7 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Feb 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sun, Feb 8 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Feb 1 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $277
Earn $2.77
Return Sun, Feb 8 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sun, Mar 8 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 18 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Alaska Airlines $345
Earn $3.45
Return Mon, Mar 23 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Alaska Airlines $352
Earn $3.52
Return Wed, Mar 18 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Alaska Airlines
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Traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

Interesting facts about flights from Los Angeles to Washington DC

    • 25 direct flights are operating from Los Angeles to Washington DC today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 47m.
    • United Airlines flight 1585 (1:35 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC.
    • China Airlines flight 9618 (5:45 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC (United Airlines flight 395, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 4h 40m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC (United Airlines flight 1695, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) takes 4h 57m.
    • Flights from Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) to Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Los Angeles to Washington DC on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1169/AA2346 LAX 1:30 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 8hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1169/US2346 LAX 1:30 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 8hr 15min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1657/AA2346 LAX 3:00 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 6hr 45min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1657/US2346 LAX 3:00 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 6hr 45min
US Airways/American Airlines US1169/AA2346 LAX 1:30 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 8hr 15min
US Airways/US Airways US1169/US2346 LAX 1:30 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 8hr 15min
US Airways/American Airlines US1657/AA2346 LAX 3:00 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 6hr 45min
US Airways/US Airways US1657/US2346 LAX 3:00 PM DCA 12:45 AM 738/738 6hr 45min
Delta Air Lines/United Airlines DL6436/UA517 LAX 2:05 PM IAD 1:03 AM E75/320 7hr 58min
Hawaiian Airlines/Hawaiian Airlines HA2562/HA2566 LAX 6:25 PM IAD 5:55 AM 320/320 8hr 30min
Virgin America/Virgin America VX941/VX86 LAX 6:25 PM IAD 5:55 AM 320/320 8hr 30min
American Airlines AA195 LAX 11:05 PM IAD 6:50 AM 738 4hr 45min
US Airways US195 LAX 11:05 PM IAD 6:50 AM 738 4hr 45min