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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. Orbitz.com 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. 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.

Remember to use Orbitz.com when you are trying to find discounts on flights from Los Angeles. Whether travelling by air or ground, Orbitz.com will save you time and money.

Columbia Regional Airport

When you book cheap flights to Columbia, you will be flying to the Columbia Regional Airport. This small Missouri airport sees around 40,000 passengers each year, and all of these passengers book flights on Delta Connection planes because this is the airport's only airline. Although you might wait months for the airline to offer sales on tickets, Orbitz.com offers low prices every day. With Orbitz.com, you can even save money on a hotel room or on a rental car to drive the 12 miles to downtown Columbia.

Cars, Taxis, and Shuttles

As you walk through the airport, keep your eyes peeled for Enterprise or Hertz, as these two rental car agencies both have offices there. There are nine taxi cab companies servicing the airport, including Tiger Taxi, Economy Cab Company, and American Taxi, and you can find these cabs waiting outside the terminal. Stoney Creek Inn and Courtyard by Marriott offer free shuttle service for guests staying at the hotels.

Mild Winters and Warm Summers

Winters in Columbia are generally mild, with temperatures in the low to mid-40s, although temperatures can also drop to freezing. The summers usually have higher temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s, with temperatures sometimes dropping into the 60s.

Festivals and Fairs

Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to experience some of the great low-cost or free festivals and fairs in Columbia. The Citizen Jane Film Festival, the Family Fun Fest, and Hot Summer Nights are just a few of the events that keep tourists coming back every year. With the cheap flights to Columbia offered by Orbitz.com, you can easily afford to come back multiple times for every event that peaks your interest.

Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Los Angeles to Columbia now?

If you're puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Los Angeles to Columbia, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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

The good news is, there are. Spirit Airlines and American Airlines are a couple of carriers that will take you directly from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to STL.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Columbia?

Getting from LAX to MCI will take you at least 3 hours and 47 minutes. Savor a wine and get stuck into that book — now's your chance to chill out.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Columbia most frequently?

Spirit Airlines (NK) operates 30 flights every month between Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Lambert Field. Your next epic adventure is just a few clicks away. If you want to broaden your options, take a look at the ticket prices with American Airlines (AA), which operates 30 flights from Los Angeles to Columbia every month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Columbia?

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 Columbia 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.

Are there flights to Columbia with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Columbia 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.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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