Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix (PHX)

Set your sights on the Valley of the Sun with a Southwest Airlines® flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Flying Southwest® is a great way to make it from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix, no matter why you may be travelling. Does your upcoming trip have flexible dates? Be sure to explore flights with our Low Fare Calendar and see the lowest fares we have. Make the most of your trip with Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and more.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 1 hour 24 minutes

Departing from: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Arriving at: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)


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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 Phoenix

Phoenix is a great destination for anyone looking to explore the Arizona desert. If you’re flying from Los Angeles (LAX), you’re familiar with the San Fernando Valley. Similarly, the Phoenix metropolitan area sits in the Salt River Valley, with various low mountain ranges surrounding it. In addition to spectacular hiking spots, the city itself offers other fantastic indoor and outdoor spots to enjoy. Enjoy a drink at a rooftop bar, hike up Sunnyslope Mountain, or explore the local vineyards’ tasting rooms.

Phoenix is a city divided into urban villages and districts. When you visit, be sure to check out downtown Phoenix, home to the central business district of the city. You’ll find that it’s also home to several major league sports teams, as well as concert venues and university buildings. Enjoy a show at the symphony, or admire the architecture of some of the city’s oldest and most notable buildings. The downtown district includes a variety of historic neighborhoods that are noted for their unique architecture, ranging from Victorian-era styles to that of the mid-20th century.

You have several options for getting around Phoenix, from public transit to biking. You can go east to west and back through the city on the Valley Metro Rail, a light rail system. The Phoenician public transit system can get you to your desired destination, for business or pleasure or both. Visitors can also use the bike share program; hop on the Bicycle Boulevard, featuring 4.6 miles of pure bike trail. Keep an eye out for four-legged (and no-legged!) friends—plenty of desert animals call Phoenix home, like Gila monsters, snakes, tortoises, and more.

Travel tips


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.


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.


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.


Bags fly free

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


The Southwest travel experience

Southwest knows that a memorable flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix requires more than just cheap flights. That’s why we offer services and perks, from booking to boarding, that make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Find out more about the Southwest Experience before you book your Los Angeles (LAX) to Phoenix flight.

It’s simple and fun to fly with Southwest, no matter which of our destinations you choose. And when you search for your next flight to Phoenix, you know you won’t be hassled by hidden fees—we offer low fares and, as always, bags fly free. That’s our Transfarency® promise. Enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails and stay in the know about our latest flight deals. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems? Check out Southwest Airlines Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards points when you fly.

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

2Fare difference may apply.