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Fares from $64 One Way, $118 Round Trip from Washington to Los Angeles

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Flights from Washington to Los Angeles - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You're in luck — there are 3 airlines which advertise direct services from Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). These are some of the best:

  • United Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Los Angeles?

The fastest flight from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) is 5 hours and 30 minutes. Slip a few things into your hand luggage to keep you amused, like a gripping read or a portable board game.

What airlines fly from Washington to Los Angeles most frequently?

Take a look at United Airlines (UA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). It operates 105 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. Alaska Airlines (AS) also operates services from Washington to Los Angeles. It's another great option and has 40 flights monthly.

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeQLA
Distance2305 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, Southwest Airlines, Korean Air, Air Tahiti Nui
Earliest Flight Arrival2:08PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:19AM UTC

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Movie monitor did not work so I had no entertainment the entire trip.

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Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

^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.