Cheap flights from Columbus (CMH) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbus (CMH) to California

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to LAX flight in 2022: compare Columbus to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus to California?

August can be a great time to fly to California from Columbus with a flight ticket averaging about $270. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $132. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

To save up to 48% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 28 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Columbus to California from $298 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $391 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to California (CMH - CA)?

When flying from Columbus to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Columbus to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CMH to California flights for May, June
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$307pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$325pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$327pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Columbus found for this year
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$225pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$226pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$228pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to California from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to California direct flight deals
8 Sep - 13 Sep
$288pp
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
25 Aug - 30 Aug
$289pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
22 Aug - 27 Aug
$297pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Columbus, departing today and this week
27 May - 29 May
$338pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
28 May - 31 May
$342pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
28 May - 31 May
$343pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to California from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to California
5:30 am - 11:04 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
8h 34m
CMH - SAN
American Airlines
5:37 pm - 3:39 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 02m
CMH - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$187
Kiwi.com
8:51 am - 5:04 am
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 13m
CMH - SFO
Frontier
$189
JustFly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Columbus</span> to <span class="emphasized">California</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to California

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Columbus to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to California for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $225, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to California is less than $342.

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

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

How popular is this Columbus to California flight route?

This flight path from Columbus to California was viewed by 288 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

$148 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and American Airlines, with prices starting from $153 and $169, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Columbus to California?

When deciding which route to take from Columbus to California consider Columbus - Los Angeles, Columbus - San Francisco or Columbus - San Diego as they are the most popular.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus to California?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Columbus to California? While on average our users pay $723, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $104. The most popular route (Columbus - Los Angeles), is priced around $289.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus 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 Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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

Returning to Columbus 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 Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

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Destination points for flights from Columbus to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbus to California.
Flight duration from Columbus to California
4h 46m

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Columbus to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
$12 $18 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
$64 $184 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$76 $265 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$141 $501 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$148 $463 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$156 $419 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$174 $459 No cancel fee 71%
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