Cheap flights from Missouri (MO) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Missouri to California

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Missouri in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

Cheap flights from Missouri to California in July, August 2021

The best prices found for Missouri to California flights for July, August
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$81pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 25 Aug
$83pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Missouri to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Missouri found for this year
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$81pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 25 Aug
$83pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Non-stop flights to California from Missouri

Save time with Missouri to California direct flight deals
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$81pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
23 Aug - 25 Aug
$83pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$86pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Missouri to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Missouri, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$114pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$131pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$137pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to California from Missouri

The cheapest one-way flights from Missouri to California
6:59 pm - 8:32 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 33m
MCI - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$41
JustFly
6:59 pm - 8:32 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 33m
MCI - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$43
Hotwire
6:49 am - 8:49 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 00m
STL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$50
JustFly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Missouri</span> to <span class="emphasized">California</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Missouri to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Missouri to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $81, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Missouri to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Missouri to California is less than $103.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Missouri to California have been viewed 219 times in the past calendar month.

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

Before booking your flight from Missouri to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from Missouri to California?

The most popular flight routes from Missouri to California are Kansas City - Los Angeles, Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles and Kansas City - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from Missouri to California?

On average you can expect to pay $791 for a flight from Missouri to California. The cheapest flight overall is $106 while the most popular route, (Kansas City - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $81.

What are the most reliable airlines from Missouri to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Missouri to California on time: Spirit Airlines(96%), American Airlines(85%), Air Tahiti Nui(81%.)

How long is the flight from Missouri to California?

Departing from Missouri to California will take you 3h 24m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Missouri to California is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $81 on this airline.

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

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from Missouri to California is Spirit Airlines ($40).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Missouri 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 Missouri.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Missouri to California.
Flight duration
3h 21m

Airports servicing

Cape Girardeau (CGI)
Columbia (COU)
Kirksville Cannon Memorial (IRK)
Joplin (JLN)
Kansas City (MCI)

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Missouri to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Missouri 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
$50 $249 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$128 $249 No cancel fee 88%
Spirit Airlines
$70 $255 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$113 $259 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$98 $314 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$80 $326 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$82 $377 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$82 $403 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$110 $476 No cancel fee 63%
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