Cheap flights from Kentucky (KY) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Kentucky to California

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Kentucky to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $75. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $95.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Kentucky. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Kentucky to California in February, March 2021

8 Mar - 13 Mar
$72pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
22 Mar - 25 Mar
$102pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
15 Mar - 21 Mar
$118pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Kentucky to California 2021 flight deals

8 Mar - 13 Mar
$72pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$88pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
16 Apr - 22 Apr
$88pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Non-stop flights to California from Kentucky

22 Jun - 26 Jun
$138pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$148pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
16 Jun - 25 Jun
$180pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Last minute flights from Kentucky to California

4 Mar - 7 Mar
$198pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$209pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
6 Mar - 7 Mar
$227pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

One-way flights to California from Kentucky

7:45 am - 6:55 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 10m
SDF - LAX
Frontier
2:10 pm - 6:45 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 35m
SDF - LAX
Delta
$125
Delta
1:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
7h 15m
LEX - SFO
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Kentucky to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Kentucky to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Kentucky to California are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Kentucky to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kentucky to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Kentucky to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kentucky to California is less than $254.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kentucky to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kentucky to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Kentucky to California was viewed by 437 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Kentucky to California?

While some choose either Louisville Standiford Field - San Diego or Lexington Blue Grass - Los Angeles, Louisville Standiford Field - Los Angeles is the most popular route from Kentucky to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Kentucky to California?

While on average a flight from Kentucky to California is generally $640, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $132. When looking at the most popular route, (Louisville Standiford Field - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $138 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Kentucky to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Kentucky to California in 4h 45m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kentucky to California round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Kentucky to California is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $72 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $138.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $36. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Kentucky to California for a low price.

Destination information for California

Flight duration
4h 27m

Airports servicing

Owensboro (OWB)
Paducah (PAH)
Standiford Field (SDF)

Airports servicing

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Kentucky to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$88 $230 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$185 $270 No cancel fee 88%
Delta
$134 $406 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$136 $426 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$132 $433 No cancel fee 69%
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