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Cheap flights from St. Louis (STL) to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from St. Louis to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from St. Louis to California, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $313 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $342.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St. Louis to California?

Flights from St. Louis to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from St. Louis to California in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $117.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St. Louis to California (STL - CA)?

When flying from St. Louis 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.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about St. Louis to California flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from St. Louis to California?

For a flight from St. Louis to California, you will be flying from Lambert-St Louis. Lambert-St Louis (STL) is just 12.7 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier 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 St. Louis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from St. Louis to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $76, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

Are there nonstop flights from St. Louis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from St. Louis to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from St. Louis to California is less than $103.

Are there last-minute flights available from St. Louis to California for under $100?

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

How popular is this St. Louis to California flight route?

This flight path from Lambert-St Louis to California was viewed by 219 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from St. Louis to California one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $36. Users have also found prices from $58 and $69 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from St. Louis to California?

While some choose either Lambert-St Louis - San Francisco or Lambert-St Louis - Ontario, Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles is the most popular route from St. Louis to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from St. Louis to California?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from St. Louis to California.

What are the most reliable airlines from St. Louis to California?

Before booking your flight to California from St. Louis, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (89%), Qatar Airways (89%), Japan Airlines( 89%).

What are the cheapest flights from St. Louis to California?

On average you can expect to pay $574 for a flight from St. Louis to California. The cheapest flight overall is $87 while the most popular route, (Lambert-St Louis - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $78.

Can I fly to California from Lambert-St Louis right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Can I fly back to Lambert-St Louis from California?

Returning to Lambert-St Louis from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Lambert-St Louis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Lambert-St Louis.

Top 7 airlines flying from St. Louis to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St. Louis to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$50
Average$243
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$80
Average$361
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
Cheapest$113
Average$259
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time83%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$117
Average$333
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$117
Average$345
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$122
Average$360
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$223
Average$490
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from St. Louis to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from St. Louis to California
38%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
29%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
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