Cheap flights from Pennsylvania (PA) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Pennsylvania to California

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

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 17 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Pennsylvania to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Pennsylvania to California?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania to California in July, August 2021

The best prices found for Pennsylvania to California flights for July, August
25 Aug - 9 Sep
$91pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Aug - 26 Aug
$96pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Aug - 9 Sep
$107pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Pennsylvania to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Pennsylvania found for this year
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$70pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$87pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Sep - 21 Sep
$91pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to California from Pennsylvania

Save time with Pennsylvania to California direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$156pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$163pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$165pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh

Last minute flights from Pennsylvania to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Pennsylvania, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 25 Aug
$224pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Aug - 31 Aug
$224pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Aug - 31 Aug
$226pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to California from Pennsylvania

The cheapest one-way flights from Pennsylvania to California
8:52 am - 7:24 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 32m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$35
JustFly
9:10 am - 3:54 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 44m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$40
Spirit
7:30 am - 12:06 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 36m
PHL - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$48
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Pennsylvania to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Pennsylvania to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Pennsylvania to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Pennsylvania to California is less than $174.

Are there last-minute flights available from Pennsylvania to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Pennsylvania to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Pennsylvania to California have been viewed 1,170 times in the past calendar month.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Pennsylvania to California are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Pennsylvania to California?

The most popular flight routes from Pennsylvania to California are Philadelphia - Los Angeles, Philadelphia - San Francisco and Philadelphia - San Diego.

What are the cheapest Flights from Pennsylvania to California?

On average you can expect to pay $880 for a flight from Pennsylvania to California. The cheapest flight overall is $87 while the most popular route, (Philadelphia - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $87.

What are the most reliable airlines from Pennsylvania to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Pennsylvania to California consider choosing United Airlines (100%), China Southern (89%) or American Airlines (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from Pennsylvania to California?

A quick flight from Pennsylvania to California can take about 5h 13m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $152. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Pennsylvania to California round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to California, with prices starting at $70.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $35.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Pennsylvania?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Pennsylvania from California?

Returning to Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.

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

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Destination information for California

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

Airports servicing

DuBois (DUJ)
Erie (ERI)
Franklin Chess Lamberton (FKL)
Williamsport (IPT)
Johnstown (JST)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from Pennsylvania to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Pennsylvania 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
Sun Country Air
$74 $217 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$49 $242 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$86 $251 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$99 $279 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$107 $311 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$132 $394 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $400 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $403 No cancel fee 71%
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