Cheap flights from Dallas (DFW) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dallas (DFW) to California

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to LAX flight in 2022: compare Dallas to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to California (A78 - CA)?

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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 21% by booking at least 59 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Dallas to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $162.

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

August can be a great time to fly to California from Dallas with a flight ticket averaging about $159. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $51. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Dallas to California in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DFW to California flights for January, February
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$53pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$54pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Feb - 15 Feb
$55pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Dallas found for this year
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$53pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$54pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Feb - 15 Feb
$55pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to California from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to California direct flight deals
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$53pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$54pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Feb - 15 Feb
$55pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Dallas, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 1 Feb
$53pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$56pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$57pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to California from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to California
8:20 am - 9:48 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 28m
DFW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$25
mytrip.com
4:25 pm - 5:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 27m
DFW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$26
FareScan
4:25 pm - 5:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 27m
DFW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$27
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Dallas to California

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

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $62.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to California is less than $63.

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

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

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Dallas to California?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Dallas to California are Fiji Airways (93%), LATAM Airlines (92%) and KLM (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas to California?

While on average a flight from Dallas to California is generally $299, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $24. When looking at the most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $53 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Dallas to California?

The most popular route from Dallas to California is Dallas/Fort Worth - Los Angeles. You may also consider Dallas/Fort Worth - San Francisco or Dallas/Fort Worth - San Diego.

How long is the flight from Dallas to California?

Depending on your destination city in California, the length of your flight from Dallas will vary. A flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Los Angeles will last approximately three and a half hours. Those flying into San Francisco should expect the flight to last slightly less than four hours, while airtime from Dallas to San Diego is three hours on average.

Which airlines operate flights from Dallas to California?

Multiple airlines offer daily service from Dallas to California's major airports. You can find flights on carriers including Frontier, Alaska Airlines, Spirit, American, Delta, United and jetBlue, to name just a few.

How frequent are flights between Dallas and California?

It's easy to find flights between Dallas and California airports, with daily service from the early morning hours on through to the evening. A good majority of the flights offer nonstop travel, while other fare options may include a layover.

Which airports serve Dallas to California?

Dallas is served by two major airports, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on the west side of the city and Dallas Love Field on the east side. California's main destinations are served by several airports, with the largest being Los Angeles International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and San Diego International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Dallas and California is cheapest?

The cheapest flights from Dallas to California depart from Dallas-Fort Worth, and the cheapest direct flight route to California is to San Francisco International Airport from DFW. Keep in mind that California is a very large state, so if you're planning on spending your vacation in Los Angeles, you wouldn't want to fly into San Francisco. Check Cheapflights for reasonable fares on nonstop flights to your destination.Dallas has a lot in common with California's major cities, boasting a vibrant urban attitude that you'll also find in your destination city if you plan on visiting San Diego, San Francisco or Los Angeles. However, where Dallas is often hot and humid throughout the summer months, you'll find more pleasant temperatures and cooling evening ocean breezes along California's golden coast, making a summertime vacation in California an ideal option for Dallas denizens. Before you go, research both your departure and your destination airports so you can plan ahead. Some of the things you'll want to keep in mind for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is parking costs, alternate transportation and how much time you'll need to make it through security. Airports typically recommend at least two hours before your scheduled flight. Many of California's airports are bustling, with LAX being among the tops in the nation in terms of arriving flights and sheer capacity. Traffic in and around the major cities can be daunting, so you might want to consider a shuttle service or taxi for getting to your hotel from the airport, although all major California airports offer rental car service, often onsite.Search for your cheap flights using our simple search engine, and find flights and fares for your chosen California destination from Dallas in just a few quick clicks.

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COVID Restrictions

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

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

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

Returning to Dallas from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Dallas.

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

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Destination points for flights from Dallas 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 Dallas to California.
Flight duration from Dallas to California
3h 15m

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Dallas to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas 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
United Airlines
$50 $240 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$64 $203 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$64 $256 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$73 $208 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$73 $372 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$83 $278 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$87 $319 No cancel fee 63%
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