Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles

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The table has cheap flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles with leading carriers. The fares are based on a trend, non-warranted and subject to change. The airfares are inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

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Airports in Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (IATA: PHL, ICAO: KPHL), also popular as PHL (IATA code), is a major airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It ranks as the largest airport in the state and is the main Northeast hub for American Airlines.

Philadelphia Airport has nonstop flights to LAX with American Airlines and Spirit Airline. With LCC like Spirit, you can expect the lowest airfare. American Airlines, the leading flagship carrier offers three types of fare: Basic Economy, Main Cabin, and First.

Airports in Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX / KLAX) is 19 miles from Los Angeles, CA south of the Westchester district. The airport has arrivals from PHL with Spirit and American Airlines in the morning, afternoon and evening. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority manages the pubic ground transportation and facilities both bus and rail services.

  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR / KBUR)

BUR is 17 miles from the center of Los Angeles, CA. This airport has domestic flights from Burbank, California. BUR has two terminals, A and B. Terminal A has nine gates numbered A1 to A9, and Terminal B has five gates numbered B1 to B5. Only connecting flights from PHL to BUR are available with Spirit, American, United Airlines, besides others.

  • Long Beach Airport (LGB / KLGB)

Long Beach Airport (LGB / KLGB) has domestic flights from Long Beach, California and is 23 miles from Los Angeles, CA. It has three runways and six helipads. Prominent airlines include JetBlue Airways, American Eagle, Delta Connection, Hawaiian Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. Only connecting flights operate from Miami to LGB, Los Angeles.

  • LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT / KONT)

LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT / KONT) has international and domestic flights from Ontario, California, and is 40 miles from Los Angeles, CA. Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines have their arrivals from PHL. All departure flights from PHL to ONT are connecting ones.

How Much Time Does a Flight from PHL to Los Angeles Take?

The flight time from PHL to Los Angele displayed below is based on the assumption that the speed of the aircraft is 500 miles/hour or 804.67 km/hour.

Flight Flight Distance Flight Time
PHL to LAX 2,401 miles/3864 km 5 hours 14 minutes
PHL to BUR 2,392 miles/3849 km 5 hours 17 minutes
PHL to LGB 2,391 miles/3848 km 5 hours 17 minutes
PHL to ONT 2,355 miles / 3791 km 5 hours 13 minutes

Note: Los Angeles is three hours behind Philadelphia.

How to Book Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?

Some fundamental yet effective flight booking tips can help you to save big on your airline ticket purchase.

1. Be flexible with airports

Los Angeles is served by multiple airports. Check flights originating from PHL but ending at an airport other than LAX. This helps you to find more flight options with competitive airfares.

2. Be flexible with airlines

From low-cost and ultra-low-cost airlines to flagship carriers – you have all sorts of choices by airlines. Take a look at the fares available with Spirit, Frontier, American, United and other airlines and shortlist the right flight deal that saves money and time both.

3. Choose a mid-weekday flight

Between Tuesday and Thursday, you are likely to find a plane ticket from Philadelphia to Los Angeles at a lower price than on a weekend. Weekend inspires more travelers to take a trip to Los Angeles.

4. Plan an off-season travel

Los Angeles is popular with tourists from all over the world. Spring from March to May marks the peak season when average temperatures stay between 50°F (10°C) and low 80°F (26.7°C). The air quality is the best of all the seasons. Before or after this season, you may expect some great flight deals.

5. Travel with a redeye flight

Flights departing late night or early morning from PHL would be a great money saver. While confirming your red-eye flight ticket take into consideration the time different between the two zones.