Cheap flights from Maryland (MD) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Maryland to California

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Maryland to California at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Maryland to California for as little as $75 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to California from Maryland average $86. You can even find prices in April for less than $86, as users have found deals to California from as low as $43. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from Maryland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

Cheap flights from Maryland to California in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Maryland to California flights for May, June
8 Jun - 16 Jun
$171pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
5 Jun - 11 Jun
$173pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$174pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Maryland to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Maryland found for this year
13 Jul - 13 Jul
$129pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Aug - 3 Aug
$147pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Aug - 3 Aug
$157pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to California from Maryland

Save time with Maryland to California direct flight deals
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$174pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
22 May - 1 Jun
$186pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 May - 1 Jun
$192pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Maryland to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Maryland, departing today and this week
22 May - 1 Jun
$186pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 May - 19 May
$194pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
18 May - 19 May
$197pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

One-way flights to California from Maryland

The cheapest one-way flights from Maryland to California
2:30 am - 4:48 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 18m
BWI - LAX
United Airlines
$99
United
4:57 pm - 4:39 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 42m
BWI - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$103
Gotogate
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 45m
IAD - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$104
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Maryland to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Maryland to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Maryland 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 Maryland to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Maryland to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Maryland to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $129, but on average you can expect to pay $175.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Maryland to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Maryland to California is less than $209.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Maryland to California have been viewed 15 times in the past calendar month.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Maryland to California.

What are the most popular routes from Maryland to California?

Most travelers choose Washington Dulles Intl - Los Angeles, Washington Reagan-National - Los Angeles or Baltimore/Washington - Los Angeles when deciding on the best route from Maryland to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Maryland to California?

The cheapest flight price from Maryland to California is $80. On average you can expect to pay $644. The most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $212.

How long is the flight from Maryland to California?

For as low as $265, United Airlines can have you in California from Maryland in 5h 08m. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Maryland to California is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $129 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $194 and $197 round-trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $73. Frontier flights start at $84 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $93 one-way.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Maryland to California.
Flight duration
5h 26m

Airports servicing

Frederick (FDK)
Hagerstown (HGR)
Salisbury (SBY)

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Maryland to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Maryland 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
Frontier
$86 $220 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$99 $275 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$165 $313 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$113 $314 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$114 $323 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$132 $363 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$102 $366 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$106 $407 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$307 $577 No cancel fee 63%
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