The cheapest times to fly from DAL to LAX are
- January 8th to March 4th
- March 19th to April 1st
- August 6th to November 18th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DAL to LAX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1230 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Dallas, TX (DAL) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $162 to $435 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $663. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $492 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $256 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DAL to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DAL to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DAL to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (19%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $249. Return trip prices are from the LAX to DAL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DAL to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DAL to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Dallas Love Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1243 miles or 2000 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DAL to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DAL to LAX flight is about 3 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from DAL to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dallas Love Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DAL to LAX tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for DAL about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 14 minutes late
- SkyWest: 6 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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