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 2021: compare Dallas to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Dallas to California, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $162 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $198.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from Dallas. Users have commonly found prices around $159 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $51. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to California (A78 - USCA)?

When flying from Dallas 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 Dallas to California in September, October 2021

The best prices found for DFW to California flights for September, October
18 Oct - 20 Oct
$37pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Dallas found for this year
18 Oct - 20 Oct
$37pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to California from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to California direct flight deals
18 Oct - 20 Oct
$37pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
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
29 Sep - 30 Sep
$50pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
27 Sep - 5 Oct
$51pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$53pp
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
11:30 am - 1:21 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
3h 51m
DAL - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$32
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Related info for your journey

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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 Delta 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas 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 Dallas 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.

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 $39, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

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 $48.

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 days are nonstop flights available from Dallas to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

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

20 flight departures from Dallas to California per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 15% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 5% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas to California?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from Dallas to California in about 3h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 1239 mi between Dallas and California. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Dallas to California are Spirit Airlines ($20), Alaska Airlines ($24), and Frontier ($26).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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 72 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 72 hours before departing to Dallas.

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

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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

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

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
Spirit Airlines
$64 $203 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$73 $208 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$50 $240 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$64 $256 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$83 $278 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$87 $319 No cancel fee 63%
American Airlines
$73 $372 No cancel fee 71%
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