Cheap flights from Alabama (AL) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Alabama to California

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Alabama to California from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Alabama. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Alabama to California in March, April 2021

17 Apr - 30 Apr
$88pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola
29 Apr - 1 May
$88pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola
17 Apr - 30 Apr
$93pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola

Alabama to California 2021 flight deals

6 May - 10 May
$88pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola
29 Apr - 1 May
$88pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola
6 May - 10 May
$88pp
PNS
Pensacola
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola

Last minute flights from Alabama to California

13 Mar - 16 Mar
$232pp
PNS
Pensacola
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PNS
Pensacola
13 Mar - 16 Mar
$236pp
PNS
Pensacola
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PNS
Pensacola
13 Mar - 15 Mar
$250pp
PNS
Pensacola
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PNS
Pensacola

One-way flights to California from Alabama

5:00 am - 2:15 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
11h 15m
PNS - LAX
United Airlines
$126
United
7:28 am - 5:10 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
35h 42m
PNS - SFO
Frontier
$132
Kiwi.com
2:30 am - 3:10 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
14h 40m
BHM - LAX
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Alabama to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Alabama to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Alabama and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Alabama to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Alabama to California are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Alabama to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Alabama to California, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Alabama to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Alabama to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 94 users have taken a look at flights from Alabama to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Alabama to California?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Alabama to California.

What are the most popular routes from Alabama to California?

Most travelers choose Birmingham - Los Angeles, Pensacola - Los Angeles or Huntsville - Los Angeles when deciding on the best route from Alabama to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Alabama to California?

The cheapest flight price from Alabama to California is $114. On average you can expect to pay $757. The most popular route, (Birmingham - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $294.

How long is the flight from Alabama to California?

Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from Alabama to California in just under 6h 08m. Your travel time can differ by up to 32m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Alabama to California round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to California, with prices starting at $88.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Alabama to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $44. United Airlines flights start at $126 while deals on American Airlines start at $137 one-way.

Destination information for California

Airports servicing

Dothan (DHN)
Huntsville (HSV)
Montgomery (MGM)
Mobile (MOB)
Muscle Shoals (MSL)

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 4 airlines flying from Alabama to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$107 $259 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$168 $434 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$139 $451 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$160 $499 No cancel fee N/A
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