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Fares from $85 One Way, $142 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Tampa

Prices starting at $142 for return flights and $85 for one-way flights to Tampa were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Tampa?

Dust off your trusty passport, because Delta Air Lines will fly you directly from Los Angeles to Tampa. Book your ticket now and enjoy a hassle-free, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Tampa?

The shortest flight time from Los Angeles to Tampa is 4 hours and 45 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a wine or get swept up in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Tampa most frequently?

If you're after the carrier with the most flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.), book your ticket with Delta Air Lines. This airline offers 31 flights per month along this route.

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Tampa

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeTPA
Distance2153 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:25AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 4, 2020

No leg room. No elbow room. Smallest possible bathroom.

Feb 26, 2020

Boarding could have been better even with a full flight. They didn’t board the cabin from the rear of the plane first so those of us that were at the rear of the cabin had little if any room for our carryons. What’s up with that?

Feb 6, 2020

All the flight attendants were friendly and helpful.

Jan 4, 2020

Great flight crew.

Dec 24, 2019

Really quite painless considering we flew on Dec 23, thanks Delta.

Nov 30, 2019

A Labrador Retriever with an estimated weight of 60+ pounds was on the flight. The dog sat in the forward portion of the cabin at the feet of the owner. What if the aircraft experienced turbulence? What would restrain the canine? This is a safety hazard to the passengers and potentially the crew. Why are dogs of this size allowed in the main cabin in the first place??? My luggage must be stowed in an overhead bin; my hand carried bag must be underneath the seat in front of me. Why is a large animal, that is not held in any way shape or form, allowed in the aircraft? This is a contradiction of policy. Please consider influencing the FAA and the airlines in general to cease with this ridiculous allowance for those that happen to own an PET!

Aug 28, 2019

My seat was out a place in the back seating area, not to comfy.

Jul 10, 2019

Did not appreciate having my only bag - a backpack sized roller bag - gate-checked when there were many people who had BOTH huge roller bags and backpacks take up all the overhead bins.

Feb 4, 2019

Very Friendly crew !

Jun 24, 2018

I heard alot of negative about spirit line but knowing that i packed light and brought a sandwich. Staff real ly nice and eclxcellent flight. Arrived 20 mins early. !!

Flying from Los Angeles to Tampa

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

You can spend several hours searching for flights from Los Angeles if you have to check each airline individually. does all the hard work for you, and it will compare the rates from most airlines at one time, which allows you to find and choose the rate and option best for you and your budget.

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. 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, 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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Tampa Airport Information

Use to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.

Ground Transportation in Tampa

There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use to add a rental car to your travel package.

Tampa Weather Information

Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.

What to Do in Tampa

To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.

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