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When Los Angeles calls you away from the Mile High City, Southwest Airlines® has you covered. Book a direct flight from Denver International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport on Southwest® and know your experience will be easy and enjoyable. If you have flexible travel dates, plug your travel window into our Low Fare Calendar and see our lowest fares available. Check out Southwest Vacations® and find deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.
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Average Flight Time: 2 hours 35 minutes
Departing from: Denver International Airport (DEN)
Arriving at: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
You’re more likely to have heard about the traffic in L.A. than you are to have learned that Los Angeles is actually home to a subway system. The Los Angeles Metro Rail is made up of six different lines: two rapid transit subway lines and four light rail lines. When you deplane at LAX, you can take a shuttle to the Green Line and ride into the city. If traffic is part of your California dreaming, though, you can always call a cab, a ride share, or rent yourself a drop top for a chance to feel the wind in your hair.
If you don’t find yourself flying down the Pacific Coast Highway and instead opt to tour the City of Angels, you won’t want to miss Hollywood. From glitz to kitsch, there’s something for everyone to see in the city’s most famous neighborhood. Take a hike up to the Hollywood Sign and enjoy the sights of the city from perched on Mount Lee of the Santa Monica Mountains. Originally an advertisement for real estate, it’s now an iconic piece of Americana. Old Hollywood awaits, but the modern motion picture industry is available to you, too—take your chances with a hop-on-hop-off tour of celebrity homes for some quintessential touristy kitsch.
While L.A. is often called the Creative Capital of the World thanks to the entertainment industry, there’s plenty else to explore. Architecture buffs can tour several case study houses and revolutionary residence examples, and see examples of styles ranging from mission revival, Norman French provincial, beaux arts, art deco, and streamline moderne. Museums and galleries abound as well, of course, to say nothing of the culinary arts—Michelin-starred meals to food trucks.
One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.
Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest Pet Policy.
Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.
Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.
At Southwest, we know that taking a memorable trip from Denver to Los Angeles (LAX) is about more than cheap flights. See how else we go the extra mile—learn more about the Southwest Experience. No matter which of our dozens of locations you choose to travel to, we strive to make the experience as smooth as possible.
Whether you’re traveling for work or play, alone or with the whole family, booking with Southwest is straightforward. Low fares. No hidden fees. That’s Transfarency®. Stay up to date with our latest flight deals when you enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems to add to your Los Angeles (LAX) experience? Check out Southwest Airlines® Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards® points when you book.
1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.