Cheap flights from New Jersey (NJ) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Jersey to California

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 72% 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 33 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 New Jersey to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $375, or $533 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Jersey to California?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from New Jersey. Users have commonly found prices around $307 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $107. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Jersey to California (NJ - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Jersey to California as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Jersey to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for New Jersey to California flights for October, November
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$62pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$63pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Nov - 12 Dec
$63pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New Jersey to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New Jersey found for this year
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$62pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$63pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Nov - 12 Dec
$63pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to California from New Jersey

Save time with New Jersey to California direct flight deals
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$77pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$79pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$80pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from New Jersey to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New Jersey, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 2 Nov
$63pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$64pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$65pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to California from New Jersey

The cheapest one-way flights from New Jersey to California
8:44 am - 11:44 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 00m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$38
FlyFar
4:59 am - 6:57 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 58m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$26
mytrip.com
1:16 pm - 6:39 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 23m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$29
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Flight FAQs

From New Jersey to California

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Jersey to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $66.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Jersey to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Jersey to California is less than $93.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Jersey to California for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New Jersey to California?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this New Jersey to California flight route?

This flight path from New Jersey to California was viewed by 810 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from New Jersey to California on average per day?

19 flight departures from New Jersey to California per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 53% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Jersey to California?

There are many flights that can get you from New Jersey to California in 9h 15m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between New Jersey and California is about 2462 mi.

How long is the flight from New Jersey to California?

On a direct flight from New Jersey to California, expect to spend a little over five hours on the plane, although this depends on where in California you land.

Which airlines operate flights from New Jersey to California?

Direct flights from New Jersey to California are available with Alaska Airlines, Southwest, United and Virgin America. United has the widest range of destinations in California.

How frequent are flights between New Jersey and California?

There are plenty of options flying from New Jersey to California, as there are typically over 10 daily direct flights and dozens more flights with stops available.

Which airports serve New Jersey to California?

Flights from New Jersey to California fly out of Newark Liberty International Airport. California has quite a few international airports, the busiest being Los Angeles International Airport. There are also large international airports in San Francisco, San Diego, Oakland, San Jose and multiple other cities, making it easy to fly to most areas of California.

Which direct flight route between New Jersey and California is cheapest?

Newark Liberty International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is a popular route that often has cheap flights available, but with all the flights going to California, deals come and go often. Your best bet is figuring out where in California you want to go, and then looking for deals at airports in that area. The first thing you notice when you visit California is its diversity. Just within Los Angeles, there's a fast-paced downtown, laid-back beach areas, the upscale, flashy restaurants in Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, and a thriving independent art scene in North Hollywood. You could hit the slopes at Big Bear, or spend the night camping away from it all in the peaceful Ojai or Big Sur areas. While southern California gets the attention for its hot weather, northern California also has plenty to see and do, including the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and wine tours in Napa Valley. California is the type of place that is great to visit at any time of year. Use our smart search engine to check out cheap flights from New Jersey to California and save money on your upcoming trip.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from New Jersey?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New Jersey from California?

Returning to New Jersey 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 New Jersey.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Jersey to California.
Flight duration from New Jersey to California
5h 55m

Airports servicing

Caldwell Wright (CDW)
Morristown (MMU)
Teterboro (TEB)
Trenton (TTN)
Atlantic City (ACY)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from New Jersey to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Jersey 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
$82 $303 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$82 $264 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $339 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$117 $396 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$118 $263 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $306 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$123 $329 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$124 $338 No cancel fee 62%
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