The cheapest times to fly from LAX to FLL are
- January 1st to March 4th
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 LAX to FLL is early September. Prices can be as high as $875 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale
Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $238 to $516 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $537. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $295 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $329 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to FLL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to FLL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAX to FLL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $90 (23%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the FLL to LAX 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 LAX to FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LAX to FLL while comparing.
- 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
- Usually 2.28% less expensive than FLL
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAX to FLL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2338 miles or 3763 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAX to FLL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to FLL flight is about 5 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 122 available flights from LAX to FLL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport|
|City||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAX to FLL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 36% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FLL heading for LAX about 4 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Lauderdale, FL is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- JetBlue: 3 minutes late
- Alaska: 7 minutes late
- Spirit: 3 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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