Cheap flights from Baltimore (BWI) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Baltimore (BWI) to California

All the information you need to plan the best BWI to LAX flight in 2022: compare Baltimore to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Baltimore to California (BWI - CA)?

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

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Baltimore to California at least 24 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Baltimore to California for as little as $272 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $332 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from Baltimore. Users have commonly found prices around $280 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $114. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Baltimore to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BWI to California flights for May, June
24 May - 25 May
$316pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
8 Jun - 9 Jun
$332pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
24 May - 30 May
$334pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Baltimore/Washington to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Baltimore found for this year
17 Aug - 27 Aug
$202pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$214pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Sep - 17 Sep
$225pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to California from Baltimore

Save time with Baltimore to California direct flight deals
17 Aug - 27 Aug
$202pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$214pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$238pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Baltimore to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Baltimore, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 24 Aug
$344pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Jun - 2 Jun
$356pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Jun - 15 Sep
$370pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to California from Baltimore

The cheapest one-way flights from Baltimore to California
12:35 pm - 7:55 pm
Delta
1 Stop
10h 20m
BWI - SFO
Delta
$128
Delta
5:40 pm - 1:38 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
22h 58m
BWI - SNA
Allegiant Air
$148
Gotogate
11:00 am - 7:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 37m
BWI - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$155
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Flight FAQs

From Baltimore to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Baltimore to California?

For a flight from Baltimore to California, you will be flying from Baltimore/Washington. Baltimore/Washington (BWI) is just 8.5 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Baltimore to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Baltimore to California for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $238.

Are there nonstop flights from Baltimore to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Baltimore to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Baltimore to California is less than $287.

Are there last-minute flights available from Baltimore to California for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Baltimore to California within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Baltimore to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Baltimore to California flight route?

The Baltimore/Washington to California flight path was viewed by 303 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

4 flight departures from Baltimore to California per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 50% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Baltimore to California?

For as low as $202, Spirit Airlines can have you in California from Baltimore in 5h 38m. The distance from Baltimore to California is about 2336 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Baltimore to California are Spirit Airlines ($96), Delta ($128), and Sun Country Air ($132).

What are the cheapest flights from Baltimore to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $157. While the most popular route (Baltimore/Washington - Los Angeles) can be booked for $202 on average our data indicates $1,353 when flying from Baltimore to California.

What are the most reliable airlines from Baltimore to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Baltimore to California consider choosing Singapore Airlines (93%), United Airlines (82%) or Air New Zealand (82%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular routes from Baltimore to California?

Most travelers choose Baltimore/Washington - Los Angeles, Baltimore/Washington - San Francisco or Baltimore/Washington - San Diego when deciding on the best route from Baltimore to California.

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

Before booking your flight from Baltimore to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue.

What airports serve Baltimore to California flights?

Airports that serve flights from Baltimore to California include Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport located in Baltimore, Maryland. This airport is one of the three major airports that serve the Washington D.C. region. While there is only the main airport from Baltimore, California has a multitude of airports to choose from such as Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport. Los Angeles International Airport is the fifth busiest airport in the world, while San Francisco International Airport is the seventh busiest airport in North America.

Which airlines fly directly from Baltimore to California?

United Airlines handles many flights from Baltimore to California by flying out from Baltimore/Washington International Airport to San Francisco International Airport. Alaska Airlines is another airline that has flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to San Francisco International Airport. The prices for these locations for Alaska Airlines can vary. Delta Airlines is another possible airlines that will provide flights from Baltimore to California with flights.

What are the stopover options between Baltimore to California?

Stopover options vary on flights from Baltimore to California depending on the location in California. Some flights when connecting from Baltimore to San Francisco have a stopover in Los Angeles International Airport with the time extending to 9h. Some flights from United have stopovers at Denver International Airport for a total of 7h 23m. Stopovers and prices can vary on your choice of airline and flight time. With short to no stopovers travelers will have to pay more while if a longer stopover is chosen the price will go down depending on the airline.

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

When flying from Baltimore to California you will not need a visa because the flight will be a domestic flight still within the United States and therefore a visa will be unnecessary for the trip. What will be necessary is photo identification such as a driver’s license or a valid passport to show proper identification and board the aircraft.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Baltimore?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from Baltimore/Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Baltimore/Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Baltimore/Washington are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Baltimore from California?

Returning to Baltimore/Washington from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Baltimore/Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Baltimore/Washington.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Baltimore to California.
Flight duration from BWI to California
5h 27m

Airports servicing Baltimore

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Baltimore/Washington to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Baltimore to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $19 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$74 $234 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$89 $301 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$107 $453 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$111 $458 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$111 $412 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$117 $472 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$130 $294 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$141 $334 No cancel fee 83%
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