The cheapest times to fly from PSP to LAX are
- January 1st to February 4th
- May 28th to June 10th
- July 9th to November 18th (except the week of July 23rd)
- 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 PSP to LAX is mid August. Prices can be as high as $650 for Thursday flights during mid May, or as low as $252 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Palm Springs, CA (PSP) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $258 to $401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $130 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $347 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSP to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PSP to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PSP to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Palm Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.98, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Palm Springs. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $41 (11%) 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 $322. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PSP 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 PSP to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 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 PSP to LAX while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
- Usually 5.76% less expensive than LAX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PSP to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Palm Springs International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 109 miles or 175 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PSP to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSP to LAX flight is about 1 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Palm Springs, CA and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from PSP to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Palm Springs International Airport|
|City||Palm Springs, CA|
|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 PSP to LAX 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 65% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for PSP about 22 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 22 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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