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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
North Carolina to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare North Carolina to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from North Carolina to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 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 $312. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $332.

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

Flights from North Carolina to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from North Carolina to California in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $190.

When is the cheapest time to fly from North Carolina to California (USNC - USCA)?

When flying from North Carolina to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from North Carolina to California in September, October 2021

The best prices found for North Carolina to California flights for September, October
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$69pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
13 Oct - 18 Oct
$83pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
15 Oct - 6 Nov
$86pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

North Carolina to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from North Carolina found for this year
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$68pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$68pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$69pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Non-stop flights to California from North Carolina

Save time with North Carolina to California direct flight deals
12 Oct - 15 Oct
$165pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$166pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$167pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from North Carolina to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from North Carolina, departing today and this week
22 Sep - 28 Sep
$99pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
22 Sep - 27 Sep
$99pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$101pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
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
3:10 am - 2:32 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
14h 22m
CLT - SFO
Frontier
$53
Trip.com
2:43 pm - 5:08 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 25m
CLT - ONT
Multiple Airlines
$58
Kiwi.com
2:43 pm - 6:07 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 24m
CLT - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$59
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From North Carolina to California

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.

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.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $83.

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 $177.

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.

How popular is this North Carolina to California 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?

Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue are the most popular airlines when flying from North Carolina to California.

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

Most travelers choose Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Los Angeles, Charlotte Douglas - Los Angeles or Charlotte Douglas - San Diego when deciding on the best route from North Carolina to California.

What are the cheapest flights from North Carolina to California?

Looking for the cheapest flight from North Carolina to California? While on average our users pay $777, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $112. The most popular route (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Los Angeles), is priced around $102.

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

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), Air Tahiti Nui (82%) or China Southern (81%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from North Carolina to California.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from North Carolina?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to North Carolina from California?

Returning to North Carolina 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 North Carolina.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from North Carolina to California.

Airports servicing

New Bern (EWN)
Fayetteville (FAY)
Greensboro (GSO)
Wilmington (ILM)
Winston-Salem (INT)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 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.
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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