Cheap flights from California to Arizona

LAX — PHX
Jan 31 — Feb 71

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Arizona?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 44% on flights from California to Arizona compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $209. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $262.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Arizona?

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Arizona from California. Users have commonly found prices around $207 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $117. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Arizona (CA - AZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Arizona as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to Arizona in January, February 2023

The best prices found for California to Arizona flights for January, February
Feb 14 - Feb 22
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

1h 24m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 18 - Feb 21
SAN

San Diego

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

1h 18m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 4
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 11m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

California to Arizona 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Arizona from California found for this year
Feb 14 - Feb 22
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

1h 24m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 18 - Feb 21
SAN

San Diego

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

1h 18m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 4
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 11m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Non-stop flights to Arizona from California

Save time with California to Arizona direct flight deals
Feb 14 - Feb 22
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

1h 24m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 18 - Feb 21
SAN

San Diego

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

1h 18m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 25 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 11m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights from California to Arizona

Late deals on return flights to Arizona from California, departing today and this week
Feb 1 - Feb 4
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 11m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 1 - Feb 4
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Nonstop

1h 24m
$48

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 1 - Feb 6
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

2h 11m
$50

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

One-way flights to Arizona from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Arizona
Feb 25
SAN

San Diego

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$20

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 8
SFO

San Francisco

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
$20

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 12
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$21

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Arizona

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,680 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
708 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,386 reviews

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Arizona flights.

What airports serve California to Arizona flights?

California has an array of airports to choose from when wanting to fly from California to Arizona and it all depends on the area that you are flying out from. California has John Wayne Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and Ontario International Airport to fly out from while Arizona has an array of major airports to choose from such as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Tucson International Airport, and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. All of these airports are available to serve flights from California to Arizona.

Which airlines fly directly from California to Arizona?

Flights from California to Arizona have a large selection of airlines to choose from such as American Airlines which offers plenty of different flight times. United Airlines provides flights for those who want to fly out from Los Angeles International Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Prices with United Airlines can vary and don't include baggage fees.

What are the stopover options between California to Arizona?

The possible stopover choices from California to Arizona all depend on the destination in Phoenix. If you are flying from Ontario International Airport to Tucson International Airport there is a possibility to have one stopover in Phoenix which can be for about 4h 27m though most times it is a short 2h 55m. If you are flying from Los Angeles to Phoenix most flights are nonstop but there are a few that have a stopover at either Flagstaff Pulliam Airport or San Francisco International Airport that can be for 1h 59m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from California to Arizona?

Because California and Arizona are both located in the United States, if you are a US Citizen there is no need for you to have a visa to fly from either location. A passport or driver’s license will be the only items that you will need to verify your identity and have photo identification available in case it is ever needed.

Which airlines flying from California to Arizona have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines flying from California to Arizona have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from California to Arizona for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Arizona for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $40, but on average you can expect to pay $48.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Arizona for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Arizona under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Arizona is less than $49.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Arizona for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Arizona within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Arizona?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this California to Arizona flight route?

Within the past month, 262 users have taken a look at flights from California to Arizona.

How many flights depart from California to Arizona on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 24 flights from California to Arizona a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 8% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 63% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Arizona?

Airlines like Frontier fly from California to Arizona in about 1h 27m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between California and Arizona is about 371 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Arizona

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Arizona choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$30Average$115FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$40Average$120FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$56Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$61Average$137FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$64Average$335FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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TunisairCheapest$68Average$134FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time36%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$69Average$307FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Croatia AirlinesCheapest$96Average$106FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$99Average$400FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from California to Arizona

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4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
35%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
30%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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