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Washington, D.C. BWILos Angeles LAX

Spirit Airlines

$139

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Washington, D.C. BWILos Angeles LAX

Spirit Airlines

$47

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Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC when they travel from Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles is 3744 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines. Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles have 314 direct flights per week.

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

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Most travelers from Baltimore, BWI can enter Los Angeles, LAX.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles takes around 5.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles is 3744 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, San Francisco, Austin, Phoenix, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, London, Salt Lake City, Chicago, San Diego, New Orleans, Houston, San Salvador, Paris, Dallas, Barcelona, Tampa, Mexico City.
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, Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis, Oakland.
Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Baltimore–Washington International. But there are other airports nearby, including Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Richmond International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Hagerstown Regional.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Peter Pan Bus, Amtrak train.
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