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Sprawling Los Angeles is a popular holiday destination for Australians – and with good reason. The city is known for its celeb-spotting culture, epic sunsets and cool beaches. Starstruck tourists can visit movie studios, take city tours or see filming locations of their favourite shows before taking a wander down Santa Monica pier or having a sundowner at a bar in quirky Venice.

Located on the west coast of the USA, Los Angeles is one of the easier USA locations for Aussie holidaymakers to visit, with direct flights from three Australian airports. LAX (Los Angeles Airport) is a great gateway for Australians to explore other USA destinations or transfer to Central and South America.


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Round the world flights from $1,185

Valid for travel from 27 September - 25 November 2019. Destinations are Hong Kong, London and Los Angeles. Sample fare is from Melbourne.

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USA flights from $799 return with Qantas

Valid for travel on select dates between January - November 2019. Sample fare is Sydney-Honolulu. Destinations include Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and more.

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Ballina Byron flights from $140 return

Relax in Byron Bay over Christmas and New Year's with flights to Queensland from just $140 return with Jetstar. Sample price is from Newcastle departing in December and returning in January, flights from other cities also available.

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Los Angeles flights from $1,131 return

Valid for travel from December 2018 - January 2019, including over Christmas and New Year. Sample fare is Brisbane-Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles flights from $889 return

Valid for travel between 18 January - 31 March, 1 May - 15 June and 3-19 October 2019. Sample fare is Brisbane-Los Angeles with Virgin Australia.

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International flights from $242 return

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample fare is Perth-Bali. Destinations include London, Dublin, Rome, Seoul, Los Angeles, Langkawi, Colombo, Singapore and more.

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Premium economy flights from $1,905 return

Valid for travel until 30 June 2019. Sample fare is Perth-Tokyo. Booking must be made 50 days in advance. Destinations include New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Vancouver, Toronto, China, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Amsterdam, Barcelona and more.

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Get instant $10 off on your flights when you book with LookUpFare. Destinations include Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Dallas and more. T&Cs apply.

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LA flight durations:

  • From Sydney: 13hr 45 mins+
  • From Melbourne: 14 hr 15 mins+
  • From Perth: 22 hr 50 mins+
  • From Brisbane: 13hr 15 mins+

Airlines that fly to LA

  • Virgin Australia
  • American Airlines
  • Qantas
  • United
  • Air New Zealand
  • Fiji Airways
  • China Southern

Los Angeles insider flight tips

  • Flights with China Southern are often the cheapest way to travel to LA, but they have long layovers (up to 25 hours) in China – so it’s often worth spending a little more to fly direct with Virgin or Qantas.
  • If you’re transiting through LA to elsewhere in the USA, be aware that you have to clear customs and collect your baggage at LAX – leave plenty of time to do this; many say the queues at LAX can be long.
  • Due to passing the international date line, if you fly direct to LA you’ll actually arrive at an earlier time of the day than you set off in Australia, so factor this into your plans. But don’t disregard the jet lag that may come along with this!

How to get from the airport to LA

You can get a bus from LAX to parts of Los Angeles, but this is LA – everyone drives! If you haven’t hired your own car (and you’re going to need one if you’re staying in LA), you can get one of the many airport shuttle buses to most areas of Los Angeles and surrounds. Supershuttle offers a door-to-door service to Hollywood, Downtown LA and Anaheim hotels.

FlyAway buses depart regularly from LAX and go to Union Station, Orange Line, Westwood, Van Nuys, Hollywood and Long Beach. The buses depart every 15 minutes from 6.15am–10.15pm for the Hollywood stop – tickets are $9.75 one-way.


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