Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Austin (AUS)

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Flight details

Average flight time: 2 hours 55 minutes

Departing from: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Arriving at: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

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Route information

3

Nonstop flightsper day

14

Daily flights

32

Weekly flights

8

Flights before noon

5

Flights between
12-6pm

1

Flight after 6pm

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*Based on DOT published scheduled average Monday-Friday departures between 6/29/2020 and 1/4/2021, as of 6/29/2020.

Explore Austin

Whether you’re on your way to Austin for a festival, to explore the growing startup company scene, or simply to enjoy wandering around the city, the City of the Violet Crown has something for you. With an impressive lineup of live music venues, beautiful weather, and delicious breakfast tacos as far as the eye can see, it’s hard not to love this Texas city.

To get a sense of Austin’s history, start your visit at the Texas State Capitol Building. This architecturally significant government building is the largest capitol building in the United States and offers free guided tours. Next, take a stroll over to another sizeable destination: the Blanton Museum of Art. Located on campus at the University of Texas at Austin, this museum is one of the largest university art museums in the country. The Blanton houses both temporary exhibition spaces and a permanent collection, in addition to classrooms, a print study room, and a café.

Cool off with a dip in the Barton Springs Pool, an outdoor swimming pool fed by natural springs that stays a comfortable 70 degrees all year round. The natural limestone pool may be three acres in area, but still has diving boards and lifeguards like any public pool. The Barton Springs Pool is located in Zilker Park, a grassy outdoor park and kid-friendly destination right in the middle of downtown Austin. Before leaving the area, be sure to check out the Zilker Botanical Garden and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum as well. Continue exploring Austin’s natural wonders at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, a conservation founded in 1982 dedicated to native North American plants, or hike up Mount Bonell for great city views.

If you’re visiting Austin between May and October, one must see is the Congress Bridge bat colony. Every evening at dusk, around 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats take flight from their daytime perch under the Congress Avenue Bridge, producing a spectacle that’s unlike any other. The urban bat colony’s flight typically lasts around 15 minutes, and is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.

Travel tips

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Infancy policy

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.

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Pet policy

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.

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Unaccompanied minor

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.

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Bags fly free

Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.

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The Southwest travel experience

At Southwest, we know that making a trip from Los Angeles (LAX) to Austin memorable takes more than finding cheap flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. That’s why we offer services and perks to make your travel experience as smooth as possible, from booking to boarding. Learn more about the Southwest Experience before booking your flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Austin.

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1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.