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Santa Monica LAX Flight Information

Traveling To Santa Monica
Destination Airport IATA Code QLA
Number of Airlines Serving 11
Flight Price
Earliest Departing Flight WN 826 11:30AM EST
Latest Departing Flight DL 342 Dec 11 8:23PM EST

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Santa Monica economy flight packages

Conrad Los Angeles
Kimpton La Peer Hotel, an IHG Hotel
Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts
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Santa Monica premium economy flight packages

Hotel Figueroa, an Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills, an IHG Hotel
The Westin Pasadena
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Santa Monica business class flight packages

Sofitel LA at Beverly Hills
Kimpton La Peer Hotel, an IHG Hotel
Hotel Per La
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Santa Monica first class flight packages

JW Marriott Anaheim Resort
Fairmont Miramar Bungalows
SpringHill Suites Anaheim Maingate
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Santa Monica

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Santa Monica?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current quarantine policies, travel advice and other vital information for your flight to Santa Monica.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For all information on altering flights due to COVID-19, check out our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always a wise move to scan through your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions before you make a booking.
Which airlines fly to Santa Monica?
Choose from airlines with services to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), the leading airport in the city. Among all those options, you’re sure to unearth a fabulous deal. Here are some of the best international carriers that’ll get you to Santa Monica — and then exploring every corner of this city:

  • Air Canada - 201 flights to Santa Monica per month
  • United Airlines - 164 flights to Santa Monica per month
  • Delta - 143 flights to Santa Monica per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Santa Monica?
Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), around 2 miles east of downtown Santa Monica, is one option. Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) is another. Compare the flight deals between the airports, as well as which terminal may be more convenient for you.
How much is a flight to Santa Monica?
Return flight prices fell as low as this week to Santa Monica, and climbed to a high of . Travelers flying out of () managed to pick up one-way flights starting at just .
How to book the cheapest flight to Santa Monica?
With some of the most incredible flight deals around, you’ll always get more for your money with Orbitz. The following useful tips will help you pick up cheap flights to Santa Monica — and leave you with more cash to splash:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Occasionally, alternative departure points offer cheaper airfares.
  • If your plans aren’t cast in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to bring up the flight deals for a range of departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare you find.
  • To optimize your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also choose the time of day you’d like to fly under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Book your fare as soon as you know your travel dates. While you can get lucky once in a while, flights rarely fall in price as your date of departure gets closer.
  • Save on your trip by combining your hotel, flights and car rentals into a package with Orbitz. Your credit card will thank you.
  • Flying during the busy season means steep airfares. Try to travel outside of popular periods, such as Easter, Thanksgiving and school breaks.

How long is a flight to Santa Monica?
Your city of origin, which airport you set off from and if your journey is direct — flight times depend on many factors. But we’ve rounded up the average times for some of the most popular routes to Santa Monica:

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) - 1 hour and 32 minutes
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) - 5 hours and 55 minutes
  • Las Vegas, NV (LAS-Harry Reid Intl.) to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) - 1 hour and 30 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Santa Monica?
If you can, purchase your flights to Santa Monica in January. This is the best month to score low airfares, followed by February and August. With a bit of organizing, you’re sure to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Santa Monica?
Land a fantastic flight deal by booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the best days to score cheap tickets to Santa Monica.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Santa Monica?
You can get cheap flights to Santa Monica by flying out on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturday has the most costly airfares. Whether you prefer to save money or start your trip on any day that’s convenient, you’ll always find a good deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Santa Monica?
Fly during August if you’re sticking to a budget. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month for cheap flights to Santa Monica. June is when airfares hit their peak.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Flexibility is more important than ever, that’s why Orbitz lets you search for carriers that won’t slap on fees for amendments to your reservation. Enter your departure and arrival points, then select “Filter by flexible change policies.” We’ll show you all the options that include free cancellation and no change fees.
What do I need for the flight to Santa Monica?
The secret to a comfortable and successful flight is being well prepared. Here are a few tips that’ll help get you ready for your journey:

  • Before you board the plane, you’ll need to present proof of identification, like a passport. You’ll also need your ticket. If you’re traveling with the kids, check with your airline about which documents they require — if any.
  • To keep you occupied on your short trip to Santa Monica, download your favorite songs or stock up the audiobook library on your phone. Food can also be a nice distraction while in the air, so take some light snacks.
  • Even if you’re flying when it’s 100 degrees outside, take a sweater or cardigan on board with you. Cabins can get quite chilly!

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Santa Monica?
There are ways of booking first or business-class tickets to Santa Monica that won’t burn a hole through your wallet. Claim a seat in the pointy end of the plane for less with these practical tips:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and wait for exclusive offers or sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • A lot of budget carriers these days offer top-notch business or premium-class seating without the pricey fees.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some airlines hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a flight rewards program.

How to get into Santa Monica from the airport?
Step out of arrivals, jump in a Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) car rental and head to downtown Santa Monica. U-Save has an on-site branch where you can pick up an awesome ride right from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX). You’ll find the center of Santa Monica roughly 7 miles away to the northwest. Don’t feel like trying to find a decent park downtown? Then take a taxi into the city and enjoy a few relaxing days experiencing Santa Monica on foot instead. Afterward, you can see more of the region by renting a vehicle directly from the city center with one of our Santa Monica car rentals. Best of both worlds!
What is the best time to go to Santa Monica?
Travelers come from far and wide to check out Santa Monica in . So if you want to discover this wonderful destination during its busiest months, this is the best time to go. Like most places in the Northern Hemisphere, summer begins June 20 in Santa Monica, with average daily temperatures between 65undefined and 80undefined.
Travel tips for Santa Monica

  • The center of Santa Monica is brimming with awesome attractions. Places like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach will keep your feet moving and the sightseer in you happy.
  • We also recommend exploring the sights a short commute from Santa Monica’s center. Find your way to Universal Studios Hollywood and Knott’s Berry Farm and experience another side of this first-rate destination.
  • Like to see the sights of Los Angeles’s other great cities? Pick up a car rental and take off to Pomona or Ontario. With your own wheels, getting to those harder-to-reach destinations will also be a cinch.

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