Cheap flights from Florida to California

MIA — LAX
May 24 — May 311

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

Find a great deal and save up to 21% by booking at least 23 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 Florida to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $207.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Florida in August are about $214 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $74.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Florida to California (FL - CA)?

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

Cheap flights from Florida to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Florida to California flights for May, June
May 28 - May 29
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

11h 39m
$211

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Jun 2 - Jun 3
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 12m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

5h 00m
$244

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Jun 21 - Oct 5
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 56m
LAX

Los Angeles

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

5h 02m
$245

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Florida to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Florida found for this year
Sep 13 - Sep 21
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 07m
SFO

San Francisco

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

5h 28m
$136

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 2 - Aug 13
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 31m
LAX

Los Angeles

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

5h 31m
$140

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 15 - Sep 19
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 26m
LAX

Los Angeles

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

5h 02m
$142

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Florida to California

Nov 2 - Nov 8
MCO

Orlando

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 33m
LAX

Los Angeles

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

4h 52m
$178

United Airlines

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Nov 2 - Nov 8
MCO

Orlando

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 33m
LAX

Los Angeles

MCO

Orlando

1 stop

9h 23m
$187

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Oct 25 - Oct 31
MIA

Miami

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 41m
SAN

San Diego

MIA

Miami

1 stop

10h 26m
$190

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Cheap Allegiant Air flights from Florida to California

Aug 27 - Sep 3
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 34m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

8h 25m
$190

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 5/17/22

Aug 20 - Sep 3
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 34m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

8h 25m
$213

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 5/18/22

Aug 20 - Sep 3
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 34m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

8h 25m
$214

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 5/17/22

Non-stop flights to California from Florida

Save time with Florida to California direct flight deals
Sep 13 - Sep 21
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 03m
SFO

San Francisco

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

5h 41m
$136

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 15 - Sep 19
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 26m
LAX

Los Angeles

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

5h 02m
$142

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 16 - Sep 18
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 17m
SAN

San Diego

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

4h 56m
$172

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights from Florida to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Florida, departing today and this week
May 28 - May 29
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

11h 39m
$211

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

May 28 - May 28
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

13h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

5h 00m
$264

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 27 - May 29
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 41m
LAX

Los Angeles

MIA

Miami

1 stop

10h 31m
$266

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

One-way flights to California from Florida

The cheapest one-way flights from Florida to California
Sep 8
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 03m
$68

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/17/22

Sep 13
MIA

Miami

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 26m
$71

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 27
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 34m
$82

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 5/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Florida to California flights.

California offers one of the most diverse and inviting environments in the United States for travelers of all kinds. Not only is it a fantastic combination of city life and the opportunity to get outdoors, but each major city in the state offers something different to visitors. Whether taking in one of the thousands of professional and amateur sporting events that occur each year or taking in the outdoors by hiking the mountains or exploring the Bay Area, California offers something for every type of vacationer and will be well worth the flight from Florida.

How long is the flight from Florida to California?

Due to the size of each state, the flight time from Florida to California will vary greatly depending on departure point and final destination. The furthest potential flight between big cities in the two states is just under eight hours from Key West in southern Florida to Sacramento in northern California. The shortest potential flight using this criteria is just under five and a half hours from Pensacola, Florida to San Diego, California. Most flights between the two states will fall in this range.

Which airlines operate flights from Florida to California?

Every major airline operates flights between Florida and California. The best airline for a particular trip will depend on the airports being flown out of and into. Especially out of major airports, United and American Airlines offer the most frequent and flexible flight options.

How frequent are flights between Florida and California?

Flights between Florida and California depart with relative consistency throughout the day. With that said, itineraries that require one or more connecting flights tend to leave in the morning or early afternoon due to the duration of the trip.

Which airports serve Florida to California?

Nearly every major city in both Florida and California has its own airport, many of which are considered international airports. California boasts two of the top ten busiest airports in the United States in Los Angeles and San Francisco while Florida holds one in Miami.

Which direct flight route between Florida and California is cheapest?

While there are no direct flights from airports off the coast of Florida, such as Key West, flying directly from Florida to California is possible from the mainland. Delta Airlines offers the cheapest direct flight from Miami to Los Angeles while American Airlines offers there most frequent and flexible options for direct flights.California and Florida share a number of similarities from the expansive coast to the combination of city life and outdoor opportunities. California takes it up a notch due to a wide variety between the cities and experiences themselves. Whether you are into hiking the mountains or surfing the Pacific Ocean beaches, California has you covered. Combine the outdoor options with the wide variety of cities, each one of which offers something unique, and California becomes any vacationer's dream destination.Select your destination and map out your vacation and then check out our smart search engine to find cheap flights from Florida to California for the vacation on your dreams.

Which airlines fly directly from Florida to California?

Considering the short length of the flight as well as relative popularity among passengers, there are plenty of airlines that offer direct flights to California from Florida. Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, and United Airlines are three of the most popular ones. Each one of them offers at least one flight on that route daily with some even having two or three flights on offer. As you would expect, the amenities offered by each airline vary and so do the prices of each flight. JetBlue, for example, offers seatback on-demand and live TV as well as wireless internet that can allow Netflix streaming. You also get power and USB outlets onboard JetBlue, plus light snacks, which come at a fee. United Airlines on the other hand has a shorter 31" seat-pitch with a power outlet. They also offer internet and meals, but these come at a fee.

What are the stopover options between Florida to California?

Since the flight goes from the East Coast all the way to the West Coast, there are plenty of stopover options. Cities like Detroit (DTW), Houston (IAH), and Washington (IAD) are the most common layover options when the flight has only one stop. In the case of a two-stop flight, Kansas City (MCI), Las Vegas (LAS), Milwaukee (MKE), and Chicago (ORD) might be the potential options. It is worth pointing out that flights with a stop-over tend to take a little longer compared to direct flights. The time added depends on the duration of your layover, so it would be best if you confirmed that while booking to avoid any inconveniences.

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

Since your Florida to California flight is domestic, you will not need a passport or visa to be allowed entry. Domestic flights don’t even require passengers to pass through immigration as you aren’t flying in from another country. However, you will still need to prove your identity through the REAL ID system to be allowed to board your plane. Some of the documents that could be used under REAL ID rules include passport and passport card, state driver’s license, or even a NEXUS Card.

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

American Airlines, JetBlue, and United 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 Florida to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Florida to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $136, but on average you can expect to pay $180.

Are there nonstop flights from Florida to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Florida to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Florida to California is less than $207.

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

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

How popular is this Florida to California flight route?

Within the past month, 130 users have taken a look at flights from Florida to California.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Florida to California are JetBlue ($68), Allegiant Air ($82), and United Airlines ($89).

Top 5 airlines flying from Florida to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Florida to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$9Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$50Average$223FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$58Average$315FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$64Average$239FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$72Average$378FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Florida to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from Florida to California
12%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
26%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
23%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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