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Flights to Los Angeles in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR16 020Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip fromR11 178From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Los Angeles
One-way fromR146One-way flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles

Cheap flights to Los Angeles in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LAX flights for July, August
11 Aug - 18 Aug
R11 470pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 31 Oct
R12 260pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 31 Oct
R12 334pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles found for this year
10 Nov - 14 Nov
R11 119pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Nov - 19 Jan
R11 148pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Aug - 18 Aug
R11 470pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 31 Oct
R12 260pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 31 Oct
R12 334pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Aug - 30 Oct
R15 669pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Los Angeles flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Los Angeles found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R13 564
February
R13 055
March
R14 072
April
R14 202
May
R14 266
June
R15 687
July
R16 175
August
R15 849
September
R15 013
October
R14 414
November
R13 776
December
R16 447
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Los Angeles. Flying to Los Angeles in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Los Angeles?

Average Los Angeles flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - LAX
Price
R13 055 - R18 630
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
The best time to fly to Los Angeles is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. August tends to be the warmest period in Los Angeles so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. February is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Los Angeles?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Los Angeles, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Los Angeles?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Los Angeles. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Los Angeles?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Los Angeles trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

Los Angeles is shamelessly pretentious, loud and glitzy. Yet those who explore beyond the city’s veneer will discover a fascinating cosmopolitan metropolis.

Sprawling LA has minimal public transport;  therefore hiring a car is the most practical way to get around. Once arriving from flights to LA, start your adventure by exploring the city’s famous neighbourhoods.  Hollywood and West Hollywood – home of the iconic Hollywood mega-sign – ooze that old Hollywood glamour, with Frank Gehry-designed houses overlooking the city and 1960s convertibles parked in the driveways. Down the road in Beverly Hills, you’ll find the famous Rodeo Drive, where tourists, celebrities, and the ready-to-pounce paparazzi hang around the exclusive designer boutiques and cafes.

LA’s laid-back coastal towns attract thousands of visitors each year. The landmark Santa Monica Pier, a veritable shopping and amusement park with its historic 1920s carousel, is worth a visit, while Santa Monica’s Downtown and Third Street Promenade is a shopper’s paradise. Venice Beach is a prime people-watching location.

 

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Los Angeles climate

LA has a Mediterranean climate with abundant sunshine and mild weather year round. Summers average 24-29 degrees Celsius and winters about 16 degrees (with some rain). The closer you get to the coast, the cooler the temperature, as the Pacific Ocean makes temperatures 10 degrees lower than areas further inland. “June Gloom” or “May Grey” is a weather phenomenon in late spring, which makes it overcast for much of the day.

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When is the best time to fly to Los Angeles?

Peak season:

LA is always busy from April through October. To avoid the highest prices on flights to Los Angeles, accommodation and entertainment, avoid big events such as the annual Academy Awards in February.

Off season:

Since there isn’t really an off season in LA you’ll only find slightly lower airfares or hotel rates during the rainy season, typically January.

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Getting around Los Angeles

Although LA’s complex network of freeways can be intimidating, hiring a car is the only way to see LA. All you need is a GPS, a good map and/or good directions. LA was designed for the car, so it is more driver-friendly than most big cities, with wide streets and plenty of parking, but try to avoid the rush-hour crush. Luckily, LA is also one of the cheapest places in the US to rent a car.

Getting around by bus is not a particularly practical option, as multiple transfers and large distances can make them slow and frustrating, and buses are not recommended late at night. The MetroRail’s three lines only service a small part of LA, though trains are regular and reliable. Taxis are expensive, due to the long distances.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles?

Booking a flight to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you intend on flying to Los Angeles. It is only a 15,1 km journey from Los Angeles to Los Angeles’s city centre.

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