Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to California

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 30 days in advance, which can save you up to 118% on flights from Los Angeles to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 30 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 $176. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $271.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to California?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Los Angeles. Prices for July average $134 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a July flight can save you 2% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to California (LAX - CA)?

When flying from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to California in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to California flights for January, February
Feb 2 - Feb 9
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 23m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$37

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 3 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$38

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 10 - Feb 14
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$39

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Los Angeles to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Los Angeles found for this year
Feb 2 - Feb 9
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 23m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$37

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 3 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$38

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 6 - Feb 10
LAX

Los Angeles

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 28m
$39

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Non-stop flights to California from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to California direct flight deals
Feb 2 - Feb 9
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 23m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$37

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 3 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$38

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 10 - Feb 14
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$39

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Feb 26
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 22m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 21m
$43

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 26 - Feb 16
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 23m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 22m
$45

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 28 - Feb 3
LAX

Los Angeles

OAK

Oakland

Nonstop

1h 23m
OAK

Oakland

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 20m
$46

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

One-way flights to California from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to California
Jul 12
LAX

Los Angeles

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 29m
$12

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Apr 19
LAX

Los Angeles

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 29m
$14

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jul 12
LAX

Los Angeles

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 29m
$15

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to California flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to California?

If you book a flight to California from Los Angeles, you will be flying from Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Los Angeles to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $44.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to California is less than $45.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Los Angeles to California?

While some choose either Los Angeles - Reno or Los Angeles - Sacramento Intl, Los Angeles - San Francisco is the most popular route from Los Angeles to California.

Can I fly to California from Los Angeles right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Los Angeles from California?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$48
Average$179
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$48
Average$215
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$48
Average$172
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$53
Average$203
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$59
Average$160
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
Cheapest$75
Average$193
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$92
Average$221
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
JSX
Cheapest$143
Average$295
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Boutique Air
Cheapest$160
Average$253
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Linear Air Taxi
Cheapest$1,755
Average$5,003
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles to California
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
32%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
24%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM