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Travelers usually depart from Philadelphia International, Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street, Philadelphia, PA Greyhound Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Market Street bus stop, or Ardmore, PA station when they travel from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia and Los Angeles is 3860 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and Linear Air. Philadelphia and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Linear Air O2YesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Philadelphia, PHL can enter Los Angeles, LAX.

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  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Philadelphia to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Philadelphia and Los Angeles takes around 6.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Philadelphia and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Philadelphia and Los Angeles is 3860 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Philadelphia and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Philadelphia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Philadelphia and Orlando, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Denver, Miami, Tampa, San Juan, New Orleans, Dallas, Fort Myers, Charlotte, Austin, San Diego, Nashville, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Denver, Atlanta, Las Vegas, New York, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cancún, Chicago, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis, Oakland.
Which airports are there in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia is mainly served by Philadelphia International. But there are other airports nearby, including Wings Field.
What airports are near Philadelphia?
The main airport in Philadelphia is Philadelphia International. It is also served by John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, LaGuardia, Ronald Reagan Washington National, New York Stewart International Airport, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Harrisburg International.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, McClellan–Palomar, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from Philadelphia?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Philadelphia, including Amtrak train.
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