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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to PIT are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 13th 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 LAX to PIT is mid October. Prices can be as high as $921 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $247 for Tuesday flights around mid October.

 

When to Fly to Pittsburgh

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will usually cost between $261 to $509 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $498. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $290 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to PIT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to PIT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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LAX to PIT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to PIT 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 $0.08, 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 $119 (30%) 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 $281. Return trip prices are from the PIT to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to PIT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 49 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 PIT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from PIT
  • Usually 10.00% less expensive than PIT
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to CMH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to PIT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pittsburgh International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2131 miles or 3430 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to PIT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to PIT flight is about 4 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Pittsburgh, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 109 available flights from LAX to PIT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code PIT
Destination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to PIT tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PIT heading for LAX about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Pittsburgh, PA is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 3 minutes late
  • Spirit: 22 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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