Cheap flights from North Carolina (NC) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
North Carolina to California

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from North Carolina to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $75. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $95.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from North Carolina. 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 North Carolina to California in February, March 2021

21 Mar - 26 Mar
$70pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
19 Mar - 22 Mar
$76pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
19 Mar - 29 Mar
$82pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

North Carolina to California 2021 flight deals

21 Mar - 26 Mar
$70pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
19 Mar - 22 Mar
$76pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
19 Mar - 29 Mar
$82pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Non-stop flights to California from North Carolina

25 Mar - 28 Mar
$194pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$205pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Jun - 10 Jun
$215pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from North Carolina to California

5 Mar - 15 Mar
$82pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
7 Mar - 17 Mar
$112pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$117pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

One-way flights to California from North Carolina

5:21 am - 3:29 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
25h 08m
CLT - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$52
Gotogate
8:25 am - 7:55 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 30m
CLT - LAX
Frontier
$54
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 3:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
15h 37m
RDU - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$55
Travelocity

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Flight FAQs

From North Carolina to California

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from North Carolina 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 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, United Airlines, and Delta. 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from North Carolina to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $90.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from North Carolina to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from North Carolina to California is less than $234.

Are there last-minute flights available from North Carolina to California for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from North Carolina to California?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The North Carolina to California flight path was viewed by 440 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from North Carolina to California.

What are the most popular routes from North Carolina to California?

The most popular flight routes from North Carolina to California are Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Los Angeles, Charlotte Douglas - Los Angeles and Charlotte Douglas - San Diego.

What are the cheapest Flights from North Carolina to California?

The cheapest flight price from North Carolina to California is $113. On average you can expect to pay $749. The most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $99.

What are the most reliable airlines from North Carolina to California?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from North Carolina to California are Air Tahiti Nui (96%), American Airlines (96%) and China Southern (94%).

How long is the flight from North Carolina to California?

Departing from North Carolina to California will take you 7h 22m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to California, with prices starting at $70. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $97 round trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $35. Users have also found tickets on Spirit Airlines for as little as $45.

Destination information for California

Airports servicing

New Bern (EWN)
Fayetteville (FAY)
Piedmont Triad Intl (GSO)
Wilmington (ILM)
Winston-Salem (INT)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from North Carolina to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$78 $230 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$83 $321 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$98 $328 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$146 $349 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$106 $366 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$132 $424 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$106 $430 No cancel fee 71%
Endeavor Airlines
$439 $489 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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