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Departure
Los Angeles
Arrival
Washington, DC

Flight time from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is 4 hours 49 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from LAX to DCA is 4 hours 49 minutes (Operated by Delta Air Lines)

The nearest airport to Los Angeles, is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the nearest airport to Washington, DC, is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

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Distance from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is approximately 3680 kilometers.

Flights from Los Angeles to Washington, DC • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Los Angeles arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Washington, DC is served by 2 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Delta Air Lines
LAX ➝ DCA
4 hrs 49 mins
Air China
LAX ➝ DCA
4 hrs 49 mins
American Airlines
LAX ➝ DCA
4 hrs 49 mins
Great Lakes Airlines
LAX ➝ DCA
5 hrs 4 mins
Air Tahiti Nui
LAX ➝ DCA
5 hrs 4 mins

Flight time from Los Angeles to Washington, DC via New York • LAX to DCA via JFK

Flight duration from Los Angeles International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via John F Kennedy International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 8 hours 13 minutes

Delta Air Lines LAX to JFK
5 hrs 29 mins
JFK
 Waiting Time
1 hr 6 mins
JFK to DCA
1 hr 38 mins
Total Duration:
8 hrs 13 mins

Flight time from Los Angeles to Washington, DC via Charlotte • LAX to IAD via CLT

Flight duration from Los Angeles International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via Charlotte Douglas Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 8 hours 43 minutes

American Airlines LAX to CLT
4 hrs 38 mins
CLT
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 50 mins
CLT to IAD
1 hr 15 mins
Total Duration:
8 hrs 43 mins

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

Non-stop flight time from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is around 5 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Los Angeles and Washington, DC takes close to 6 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 21 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Los Angeles to either of the major airports that serves Washington, DC.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Los Angeles - Washington, DC flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 30 mins to 15 hrs .

Flight time from Los Angeles, United States to airports near Washington, DC, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles to airports nearest to Washington, DC is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LAX - ORF Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport 6 hrs 54 mins 1 Stop
LAX - DCA Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 4 hrs 49 mins Non-Stop
LAX - PIT Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh International Airport 4 hrs 38 mins Non-Stop
LAX - RIC Richmond, VA, Richmond International Airport 7 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop
LAX - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 4 hrs 53 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Los Angeles and Washington, DC

Los Angeles time is 3 hours behind Washington, DC

Current time in Los Angeles, United States : Sat, 27 Feb, 2021,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)

05:10 PM

Current time in Washington, DC, United States :, Sat, 27 Feb, 2021,
Washington, DC Timezone: EST (-05:00)

08:10 PM

LAX to IAD Flight - Los Angeles Airport to Washington, DC Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Los Angeles Airport & Washington, DC Airport is given below. Click the map to view Los Angeles to Washington, DC flight path and travel direction.

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