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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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for North Carolina to California flights for October, November
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$76pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
18 Nov - 9 Dec
$87pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
20 Nov - 7 Dec
$114pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

North Carolina to California 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from North Carolina found for this year
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$76pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$86pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Nov - 9 Dec
$87pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to California from North Carolina

Save time with North Carolina to California direct flight deals
6 Jan - 13 Jan
$299pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$304pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 Nov - 30 Nov
$304pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Last minute flights from North Carolina to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from North Carolina, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$76pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$118pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$120pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to California from North Carolina

The cheapest one-way flights from North Carolina to California
3:45 am - 6:54 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 09m
RDU - SFO
Frontier
5:36 am - 1:48 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 12m
CLT - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$78
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Related info for your journey

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

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, JetBlue, and Southwest are some of the many 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 $76, but on average you can expect to pay $107.

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 $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: Sunday, Monday, Friday, 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 $126. On average you can expect to pay $308. The most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $86.

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 Fiji Airways (100%), China Southern (100%) and American Airlines (94%).

How long is the flight from North Carolina to California?

Departing from North Carolina to California will take you 6h 58m. 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 $76. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $86 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 $38. Users have also found tickets on Spirit Airlines for as little as $43.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from North Carolina to 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)
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