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|Destination Airport IATA Code||ALB|
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Fly from Los Angeles to Albany to experience the annual Tulip Festival, which celebrates this flower brought to America by its original Dutch immigrants. Travelers can fly from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Albany on one-stop flights that take seven hours. To avoid time lost in search of airport parking, travelers should park at one of the Flyaway Bus lots in Van Nuys and Westwood Village. These comfortable buses stop at all LAX terminals, accommodating both departing and arriving travelers.
No trip to Albany is complete without checking out the New York State Capitol. There are other centuries-old buildings for history buffs to visit, including the Ten Broeck Mansion. If you just want to walk around and enjoy some natural scenery, go to the Washington Park Historic District. Sports fans can watch a game at the Times Union Center.
Take a shuttle bus or taxi from Albany International Airport (ALB) to the city, which is seven miles away. Temperatures in Albany are moderate, with highs in the 30s in winter and in the low 80s in summer.
Food lovers will enjoy the three-day long Albany Chefs' Food and Wine Festival or the Wine and Dine for the Arts, as it is known. Music aficionados will enjoy the Alive at 5 weekly concert series, which is held on Thursday afternoons during the summer. Albany is proud to feature the Fabulous Fourth and Fireworks Festival at the Empire State Plaza each Fourth of July.
There aren't any direct flights on this route. But American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines will take you from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) with only one stopover.
The fastest flight from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) is 5 hours and 35 minutes. Bring something extra to keep you occupied, like that new best-seller or a sketch pad.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Albany have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Albany without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.