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Travelers usually depart from St. Louis Lambert International, or St. Louis Union Station when they travel from St. Louis to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between St. Louis and Los Angeles is 2559 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. St. Louis and Los Angeles have 289 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Los Angeles travel tips

1) Visit Los Angeles art galleries to meet local contemporary artists

Every second Thursday of the month, local galleries open their doors to the general public and hold an Art Walk. A route map is available at The Last Bookstore. The visit is free. You can go to any gallery and studio, see how contemporary artists live and buy something as a keepsake. Who knows, maybe in 10 years this work will cost a fortune!

2) Los Angeles is not one city but several at once

Los Angeles consists of several cities that are part of Los Angeles County. So don't be confused by the names like Santa Monica City, City of West Hollywood, etc. All of them can be considered one region together with Hollywood, and getting between different parts of it is quite simple.

3) Explore La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles to learn more about the Ice Age

La Brea Tar Pits are natural pits in Hancock Park where animals since the Ice Age were trapped into the tar. More than 3 million fossils have been found there, including mammoths. Now you can explore this area on your own for just $15.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from St. Louis to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between St. Louis and Los Angeles takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between St. Louis and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between St. Louis and Los Angeles is 2559 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between St. Louis and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between St. Louis and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from St. Louis?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as St. Louis and London, Manchester, Las Vegas, Dublin, San Jose, Orlando, San Francisco, Tampa, Glasgow, Washington, D.C., Houston, Minneapolis, Detroit, Raleigh, Atlanta, Guayaquil, Seattle, Edmonton, Vilnius, Adelaide.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta.
What airports are near St. Louis?
The main airport in St. Louis is St. Louis Lambert International. It is also served by St. Louis Lambert International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, MidAmerica St. Louis, Evansville Regional, Williamson County Regional, Abraham Lincoln Capital, Columbia Regional, Quincy Regional, Decatur.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, Santa Maria Public, Meadows Field, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from St. Louis?
A number of bus and train companies depart from St. Louis, including Burlington Trailways, Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between St. Louis and Los Angeles?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between St. Louis and Los Angeles thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between St. Louis and Los Angeles can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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