Cheap flights from Louisiana (LA) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Louisiana to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Louisiana to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Louisiana to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Louisiana to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Louisiana. 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 Louisiana to California in July, August 2021

The best prices found for Louisiana to California flights for July, August
28 Aug - 11 Sep
$109pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$110pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$112pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Louisiana to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Louisiana found for this year
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$105pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
28 Aug - 11 Sep
$109pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$110pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Non-stop flights to California from Louisiana

Save time with Louisiana to California direct flight deals
5 Sep - 11 Sep
$127pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$130pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
20 Aug - 25 Aug
$131pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

Last minute flights from Louisiana to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Louisiana, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 9 Sep
$181pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Aug - 9 Sep
$185pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 Aug - 9 Sep
$186pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to California from Louisiana

The cheapest one-way flights from Louisiana to California
6:35 am - 8:36 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 01m
MSY - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$64
Gotogate
5:45 am - 8:02 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 17m
MSY - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$66
Hotwire
6:37 am - 8:45 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 08m
MSY - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$73
JustFly

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Louisiana to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Louisiana to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American 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 Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Louisiana to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Louisiana to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Louisiana to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Louisiana to California is less than $155.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 487 users have taken a look at flights from Louisiana to California.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Louisiana to California are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Louisiana to California?

The most popular flight routes from Louisiana to California are New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Los Angeles, New Orleans Louis Armstrong - San Francisco and New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Ontario.

What are the cheapest Flights from Louisiana to California?

On average you can expect to pay $593 for a flight from Louisiana to California. The cheapest flight overall is $77 while the most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $109.

What are the most reliable airlines from Louisiana to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Louisiana to California consider choosing KLM (92%), Air France (92%) or Delta (88%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Louisiana to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Louisiana to California in 4h 01m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Louisiana to California round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($105), offers the cheapest pricing from Louisiana to California.

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

$50 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Louisiana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

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

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

Returning to Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Louisiana to California.
Flight duration
4h 31m

Airports servicing

Lake Charles (LCH)
Lafayette (LFT)
Monroe (MLU)
New Orleans (MSY)
Shreveport (SHV)

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Louisiana to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Louisiana 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
$67 $225 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$82 $227 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$103 $334 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$128 $385 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$64 $413 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$98 $420 No cancel fee 71%
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