Cheap flights from North Carolina to California

CLT — LAX
Oct 11 — Oct 181

How far in advance should I book a flight from North Carolina to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from North Carolina to California at least 32 days early can save you up to 34% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 32 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from North Carolina to California for as little as $538 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 $687 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from North Carolina to California?

Flights from North Carolina to California lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from North Carolina to California in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $171.

When is the cheapest time to fly from North Carolina to California (NC - CA)?

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

Cheap flights from North Carolina to California in October, November 2022

The best prices found for North Carolina to California flights for October, November
Nov 15 - Dec 1
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 32m
SFO

San Francisco

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

9h 30m
$158

Frontier

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Deal found 4/10/22

Nov 2 - Nov 2
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 02m
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 41m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Nov 1 - Nov 3
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

18h 35m
SAN

San Diego

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

11h 31m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/10/22

North Carolina to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from North Carolina found for this year
Nov 15 - Dec 1
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 32m
SFO

San Francisco

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

9h 30m
$158

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Nov 2 - Nov 2
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 02m
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 41m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Nov 1 - Nov 3
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

18h 35m
SAN

San Diego

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

11h 31m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/10/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from North Carolina to California

Oct 26 - Oct 31
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

11h 13m
LAX

Los Angeles

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

2 stops

20h 42m
$249

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Nov 15 - Dec 13
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

22h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

2 stops

16h 09m
$255

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/10/22

Nov 30 - Dec 6
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

13h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

2 stops

20h 11m
$263

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/10/22

Cheap JetBlue flights from North Carolina to California

Dec 2 - Dec 4
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

9h 24m
$248

JetBlue

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Dec 1 - Dec 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

11h 51m
ONT

Ontario

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

7h 48m
$261

JetBlue

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Oct 29 - Nov 30
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 31m
LAX

Los Angeles

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

2 stops

15h 16m
$263

JetBlue

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Non-stop flights to California from North Carolina

Save time with North Carolina to California direct flight deals
Mar 2 - Mar 14
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

5h 03m
$288

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Mar 21 - Mar 28
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

9h 54m
$305

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Dec 1 - Dec 7
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 22m
LAX

Los Angeles

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

4h 36m
$312

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/10/22

Last minute flights from North Carolina to California

Late deals on return flights to California from North Carolina, departing today and this week
Oct 12 - Nov 30
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

12h 49m
ONT

Ontario

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

11h 29m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Oct 12 - Oct 16
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

12h 49m
ONT

Ontario

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

11h 33m
$169

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/10/22

Oct 14 - Oct 21
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

13h 17m
ONT

Ontario

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

15h 06m
$183

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

One-way flights to California from North Carolina

The cheapest one-way flights from North Carolina to California
Nov 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 32m
$79

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Dec 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

8h 19m
$79

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/10/22

Dec 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

8h 56m
$79

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/10/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about North Carolina to California flights.

California welcomes visitors from around the country and the world to explore its miles of coastline. From the vineyards of the Napa Valley to the star-lined walks of Hollywood, California offers a veritable wonderland of opportunities for those who make it a part of their travel plans. Whether you're flying in to take in the Redwood Forest and the Golden Gate Bridge, or your plans include visiting Disneyland or Universal studios, there are multiple flights available. Flights from North Carolina to California are easy to find on Cheapflights.

How long is the flight from North Carolina to California ?

The length of your nonstop flight to California depends on your destination, with the fastest being to San Diego in four hours and 45 minutes and the longest at five hours and 30 minutes to San Jose.

Which airlines operate flights from North Carolina to California ?

The Charlotte International Airport is American Airlines second largest hub. Other major airlines operating from Charlotte are Frontier, United, Delta, Southwest and jetBlue, so you have many quality carriers to choose from.

How frequent are flights between North Carolina and California ?

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the world, offering more than 160 nonstop destinations with more than 700 departures and landings occurring daily. California's main destinations are served by several airports, with the largest being Los Angeles International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and San Diego International Airport.

Which airports serve North Carolina to California ?

Your best bet for convenience when flying from Charlotte to California is to book your flight out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The Raleigh-Durham International Airport also serves much of California, but it is over two hours northeast of Charlotte. The major destination airports when traveling nonstop from Charlotte to California are Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento and San Jose.

Which direct flight route between North Carolina and California is cheapest?

The least expensive route from Charlotte to the west coast is San Diego or Los Angeles. Low peak times in which to snag affordable airfare and accommodations is during January and February, late April, and September through November. Weather is not really a major concern when deciding the best time to leave North Carolina for a West Coast vacation. The winters in North Carolina are mild, while the winters in California are modest as well. So your biggest challenge in choosing a time to visit Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Jose or San Francisco depends more on the "tourist" season in the area you want to visit. For example, if you are heading for Disneyland and want to save some money, avoid summer, public holidays, Christmas and spring break. However, if you book at least 90 days in advance and don't mind more crowds than those experienced in other times of the year, then you may still find some very reasonable deals. If can book your California vacation either just before or after summer, and avoid major holidays like Christmas, you'll be able to find reasonably priced airfares and hotels. To find the cheapest flights from North Carolina to California, try out our smart search engine and let us be your one-stop, go-to destination for affordable travel.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from North Carolina to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

Are there nonstop flights from North Carolina to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from North Carolina to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from North Carolina to California is less than $333.

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

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

How popular is this North Carolina to California flight route?

Within the past month, 88 users have taken a look at flights from North Carolina to California.

Top 10 airlines flying from North Carolina to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from North Carolina to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$63Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$77Average$253FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$106Average$577FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$106Average$553FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$115Average$394FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$143Average$580FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$177Average$597FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$203Average$397FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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Endeavor AirlinesCheapest$439Average$489FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from North Carolina to California

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30%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
53%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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