Cheap flights from Texas (TX) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Texas to California

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 31% 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 25 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 Texas to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $161, or $210 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Texas in August are about $162 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Texas to California (TX - CA)?

When flying from Texas 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 Texas to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Texas to California flights for October, November
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$39pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom

Texas to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Texas found for this year
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$39pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to California from Texas

Save time with Texas to California direct flight deals
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$39pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$39pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$39pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Texas to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Texas, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$39pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$42pp
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
AUS
Austin Bergstrom
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$47pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to California from Texas

The cheapest one-way flights from Texas to California
3:08 pm - 4:25 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 17m
AUS - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$19
mytrip.com
4:08 pm - 5:25 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 17m
AUS - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$20
FareScan
5:28 am - 6:43 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 15m
DFW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$21
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From Texas to California

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Texas to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Texas to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $39, but on average you can expect to pay $42.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Texas to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Texas to California is less than $42.

Are there last-minute flights available from Texas to California for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Texas to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Texas to California on average per day?

Travelers can expect 75 flights from Texas to California on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Texas to California?

Departing from Texas to California will take you 3h 17m. The distance from Texas to California is about 1239 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

How long is the flight from Texas to California?

If you're leaving from Dallas, you can reach Los Angeles in just under two hours and 50 minutes. You can also fly to San Francisco in around three hours and 20 minutes or get to San Diego in two hours and 40 minutes. Flights from Houston to Los Angeles are just over three hours, and a flight from Austin to Los Angeles are around two hours and 45 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights from Texas to California?

The states of Texas and California host some of the country's busiest airports by passenger traffic, which means you can find direct flights through most major airlines. Some of your options include American, United and Delta as well as jetBlue, Spirit and Sun Country. Keep in mind that bigger airports such as Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles offer the most diverse airline choices.

How frequent are flights between Texas and California?

Thanks to the generous number of major airports in both states, you can find dozens of direct flights from Texas to California on any given day. For example, around 10 flights leave from Dallas to San Francisco on a daily basis, and around a dozen leave from Dallas to Los Angeles. You can often find flights to major California destinations leaving every hour or so during the afternoon and evening.

Which airports serve Texas to California?

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the biggest and busiest airport in the state, but other major airports include George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin. In California, Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport are the two busiest options while a few others include San Diego International Airport and Oakland International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Texas and California is cheapest?

You can generally find the cheapest direct flights from Dallas to San Francisco as well as Dallas to Los Angeles since the cities' busy airports offer a larger number of flights between the two states. Texas may have its wide open spaces, BBQ grills and rodeos, but few can resist the temptation to escape the state for a while, trading rugged Texas terrain for the redwood forests or sprawling beaches of sunny California. If you're headed to the Los Angeles area, be sure to embark on a whale-watching cruise from Long Beach or stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. If San Diego is your destination, check out the marine mammals at Sea World. Headed to Yosemite, Sequoia or one of the state's other pristine National Parks? A good idea is to use the shuttle to and within the park to avoid headaches. California enjoys mild weather year-round, but winters can get chilly, especially north along the coast. Come prepared with jeans, closed shoes and a light jacket for a fall or winter trip. Book your flight from Texas to California today, and start dreaming of your vacation on the Pacific. Be sure to try our smart search engine to quickly find your flight.

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COVID Restrictions

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Texas 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 Texas.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Texas to California.
Flight duration from Texas to California
3h 16m

Airports servicing

Brownsville (BRO)
College Station (CLL)
Corpus Christi (CRP)
Del Rio Intl (DRT)
El Paso (ELP)

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Texas to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Texas 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
$43 $202 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$50 $293 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$52 $245 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$53 $201 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$60 $286 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$75 $336 No cancel fee 75%
Allegiant Air
$80 $128 No cancel fee 88%
Southwest
$87 $371 No cancel fee 63%
JetBlue
$97 $216 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$168 $340 No cancel fee 83%
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