Cheap flights from South Dakota (SD) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Dakota to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare South Dakota to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Dakota to California (SD - CA)?

When flying from South Dakota 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Dakota to California?

Flights from South Dakota to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Dakota to California in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $151.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Dakota to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 42 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 42 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Dakota to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $331, or $431 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from South Dakota to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for South Dakota to California flights for October, November
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$139pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
25 Nov - 1 Dec
$148pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$159pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field

South Dakota to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from South Dakota found for this year
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$139pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
25 Nov - 1 Dec
$148pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$159pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field

Non-stop flights to California from South Dakota

Save time with South Dakota to California direct flight deals
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$94pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
7 Jan - 10 Jan
$107pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$187pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field

Last minute flights from South Dakota to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from South Dakota, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$192pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
4 Nov - 26 Nov
$234pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$263pp
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FSD
Sioux Falls Joe Foss Field

One-way flights to California from South Dakota

The cheapest one-way flights from South Dakota to California
10:57 am - 7:02 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 05m
FSD - ONT
Frontier
$115
CheapTickets.com
1:00 am - 12:31 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
13h 31m
FSD - SAN
United Airlines
$127
United
6:33 am - 9:09 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
28h 36m
FSD - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$151
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From South Dakota to California

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Dakota to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $94, but on average you can expect to pay $154.

Are there nonstop flights from South Dakota to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from South Dakota to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from South Dakota to California is less than $178.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Dakota to California for under $200?

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

How popular is this South Dakota to California flight route?

This flight path from South Dakota to California was viewed by 27 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from South Dakota?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to South Dakota from California?

Returning to South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Dakota to California.
Flight duration from South Dakota to California
3h 13m

Airports servicing

Huron Howes (HON)
Pierre (PIR)
Rapid City (RAP)
Aberdeen (ABR)
Watertown (ATY)

Airports servicing

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

Top 5 airlines flying from South Dakota to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from South Dakota 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
Allegiant Air
$97 $188 No cancel fee 88%
Frontier
$102 $236 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$172 $467 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$177 $398 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$179 $429 No cancel fee 71%
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