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Traveling FromWashington
Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Traveling ToLos Angeles
Destination Airport IATA CodeQLA
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FAQs about flights from Washington to Los Angeles

Is there a direct flight between Washington and Los Angeles?

There are a few things to consider when travelling from Washington to Los Angeles. United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, among multiple other carriers, operate on the Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) route, whereas Southwest Airlines and United Airlines tend to use the Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) route. Do some research and choose the one that works best for you.

How long is a direct flight from Washington to Los Angeles?

The plane ride will last around 5 hours and 38 minutes when travelling the 2,299 miles between Washington and Los Angeles. But if the weather's good, you could be disembarking in just 5 hours and 14 minutes. If you're chasing a direct flight, find a fare that works for you with Delta Air Lines or American Airlines.

What are the best airports for Washington to Los Angeles flights?

If you're planning a trip from Washington to Los Angeles, the routes with the most services are:

  • Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 170 flights per week
  • Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 157 flights per week
  • Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 144 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Washington to Los Angeles?

The route between Washington and Los Angeles is a well-travelled one, so you have a good range of flights to select from. If you're unsure about how to start planning your getaway, these are some of the best carriers to look into:

  • Delta Air Lines with 1,564 flights every month.
  • American Airlines with 1,100 flights every month.
  • United Airlines with 911 flights every month.
  • Virgin Atlantic with 709 flights every month.
  • Air New Zealand with 681 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 488 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Washington to Los Angeles?

There are around 24 flights which operate daily from Washington to Los Angeles. You might like to remember this the next time you find yourself fantasising about getaway.


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