Cheap Flights To Lake Charles (LCH)

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Cheap Flights to Lake Charles from $165 One Way, $210 Round Trip

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Lake Charles Flight Information

Traveling To Lake Charles
Destination Airport IATA Code LCH
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines American Airlines, Delta, United
Flight Price $210
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Vacationing in Lake Charles

Orbitz.com can help you book affordable flights to Lake Charles in the Acadiana region of Louisiana, on the banks of the Calcasieu River. Lake Charles is a cultural hotspot in the southwest area of the state, well known for its Cajun influences and musical heritage. The city hosts over 75 annual festivals that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors, from the grandeur of the Mardi Gras festivities to the exciting Contraband Days pirate festival.

Arriving in Lake Charles

Lake Charles Regional Airport, located 5 miles south of downtown Lake Charles, offers connecting flights for international and domestic travelers through the airports in Dallas and Houston on American Eagle and United Express. To get from the airport into the city, you must arrange for a taxi or limo in advance to pick you up on arrival. Alternatively, you can rent a car from Avis, Hertz, Budget, National or Enterprise car rental companies at the airport. The easiest way to get around Lake Charles is by car.

Things to Do in Lake Charles

There isn't a bad time to visit Lake Charles based on the weather. The city enjoys hot summers and mild winters. In January, high temperatures are around 60ºF, and low temperatures hover around 41ºF. In August, the city's hottest month, high temperatures are around 91ºF and low temperatures are around 74ºF. In the fall and spring, temperatures fluctuate in the range of the high 70s to the high 50s. One of the best times to visit the city is in May for Contraband Days, the city's most popular festival. Visitors to Lake Charles can enjoy the city's two cultural districts: Charlestown and the Cottage Shops. Both districts allow the sale of tax-free artwork to help support local artists. Lake Charles is the festival capital of Louisiana, offering visitors a party atmosphere almost every weekend. The city's festivals include CultureFest, Live the Lakefront Music Festival and Rouge et Blanc.

Hassle-Free Travel Planning

Lake Charles has something exciting going on almost every week, from the Cajun Music and Food Festival to the Gallery Promenade Arts Showcase. Visitors will never be bored in this cultural hotspot. Finding cheap flights to Lake Charles is easy when you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip. Orbitz.com specializes in helping you locate cheap airfare, book affordable accommodations and locate deals on admission to area attractions.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Lake Charles?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Before booking your tickets, have a quick scan through your preferred airline’s terms and conditions. This should help with any questions regarding COVID-19 and flight changes or cancellations. For more details, click through to our Customer Service Portal.
Which airlines fly to Lake Charles?
Pack your bags and make your way to Lake Charles with one of the 20 airlines that fly into the city. Wherever you’re coming from or whenever you intend to travel, you’ll no doubt find the ideal flight to Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH). The top domestic airlines that fly into LCH are:

  • American Airlines - 37 flights to Lake Charles per month
  • United Airlines - 35 flights to Lake Charles per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Lake Charles?
Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) is the main arrival point to the city, so your only decision will be the window seat or the aisle seat. Downtown Lake Charles is roughly 7 miles away and where many visitors choose to stay.
How much is a flight to Lake Charles?
Loads of great deals were on offer this week, with return flights to Lake Charles ranging from $210 to $288. But it was passengers beginning their trip from Dallas (DFW) who snapped up the biggest bargains. One-way flights to Lake Charles started from a low $165.
How to book the cheapest flight to Lake Charles?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, you’ll always bag a bargain with Orbitz. The following pointers will help you score cheap flights to Lake Charles — and leave you with extra cash in your wallet:

  • Departing from or landing at other airports can work out to be cheaper. Type in your preferred departure and arrival airports. Next, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below to compare your options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t written in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to compare flight deals for alternative departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare you find.
  • You can also select the ‘Show options’ link to filter results for your preferred carrier, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even choose the time of day you’d prefer to fly.
  • The early bird catches the best deals, so purchase your seats once you’ve settled on your travel dates. The cheapest airfares are quick to sell out and prices generally climb as the departure date nears.
  • Make serious savings on your adventure by combining your flights, hotels and car rental into an Orbitz package. Your bank account will thank you for it.
  • If practical, don’t travel in the busy season. Airfares significantly increase during school breaks, summer and around other vacation times like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

What is the best time to book a flight to Lake Charles?
If your schedule allows, book your seats to Lake Charles in January. This is the best month to get low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of patience and planning, you’re guaranteed to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Lake Charles?
If you’re after low-cost fares to Lake Charles, the best days of the week to make a booking are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and a bit of good timing!), an unbeatable flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Lake Charles?
If you’re looking for cheap flights to Lake Charles, leave early in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the most affordable day to jet off, followed by Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive, so avoid flying on this day and do your bank account a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Lake Charles?
To book cheap flights to Lake Charles, you should pack your bags and fly out in August. Orbitz data has found that generally, this is a great month to save a bundle on your fare. If you want to jet to Lake Charles during June, it’s worth keeping in mind that this is the most expensive time of year to take a trip.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and we believe your ticket should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a cinch to search for flights with no change fees and free cancellation. Just enter your departure and arrival points and then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” Talk about peace of mind!
What do I need for the flight to Lake Charles?
Flying doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact it can be a joy if you’re well prepared! Make your trip a stress-free one with these practical tips:

  • Your travel documents are the most important things you’ll need to take with you on your flight to Lake Charles. To avoid any issues when checking in, make sure that the personal info on your ticket is correct and matches your government-issued photo ID.
  • Take some activities to keep you amused on your trip to Lake Charles. Magazines, books and devices like tablets and laptops should do the trick. Be sure to take a bottle of water too. Even on a short flight, it’s important to keep hydrated.
  • No matter what the temperature is doing outside, plane cabins can get cold. Take a sweater on board to keep yourself cozy.

How many direct flights are there to Lake Charles?
Lots of visitors head to Lake Charles on the 12 direct flights that arrive here every month. Have a look at what deals are available on nonstop fares with American Airlines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Lake Charles?
If you think a first or business-class fare is out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some practical tips to help you pick up a premium flight to Lake Charles for less:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and wait for exclusive offers or sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer first or business-class seats at more affordable prices. Ditch the full-service carriers and go with one of these cheaper options.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions or upgrade your ticket with points earned through loyalty programs.

How to get into Lake Charles from the airport?
If you’d prefer to travel by road into Lake Charles, there are multiple car rental branches at Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH). Among these are Enterprise, Budget and Alamo. Choose a Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) car rental, slide into the driver’s seat and you’ll be off on your adventure in a jiffy. The center of the city is 7 miles north of the airport so you could also take public transportation or a taxi into town and rent your ride from Lake Charles car rentals instead.
What is the best time to go to Lake Charles?
Tourists come from near and far to check out Lake Charles in . So if you’d like to experience this wonderful destination during the popular months, this is the best time to go. Like most places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer starts June 20 in Lake Charles, with average daily temperatures ranging between 75undefined and 90undefined.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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