Cheap flights from Virginia (VA) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Virginia to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Virginia 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 Virginia to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Virginia in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

Cheap flights from Virginia to California in March, April 2021

30 Mar - 6 Apr
$99pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Mar - 31 Mar
$109pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$112pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Virginia to California 2021 flight deals

30 Mar - 6 Apr
$99pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Mar - 31 Mar
$109pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Mar - 4 Apr
$112pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Virginia

25 Mar - 28 Mar
$315pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
22 Jun - 5 Jul
$369pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Jun - 13 Jun
$381pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Virginia to California

12 Mar - 16 Mar
$147pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Mar - 30 Mar
$158pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 Mar - 30 Mar
$161pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to California from Virginia

7:45 am - 7:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
38h 55m
RIC - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$100
Gotogate
8:41 am - 1:27 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 46m
CHO - LAX
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Virginia to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Virginia 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 Virginia 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Virginia to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Virginia to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Virginia to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $99, but on average you can expect to pay $136.

Are there nonstop flights from Virginia to California for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from Virginia to California under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Virginia to California is less than $473.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Virginia to California was viewed by 141 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 Virginia to California?

When booking a flight from Virginia to California, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Virginia to California?

Most travelers choose Richmond Byrd Intl - Los Angeles, Norfolk - San Diego or Norfolk - Los Angeles when deciding on the best route from Virginia to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Virginia to California?

While on average a flight from Virginia to California is generally $696, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $107. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $130 for that flight.

How long is the flight from Virginia to California?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Virginia to California in about 7h 21m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 35m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $99, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Virginia to California and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Virginia 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 $55. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, American Airlines is another option, for $98.

Destination information for California

Airports servicing

Lynchburg (LYH)
Norfolk (ORF)
Newport (PHF)
Langley Falls (QLF)
Richmond (RIC)

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Virginia to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$108 $252 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$188 $267 No cancel fee 88%
Spirit Airlines
$106 $288 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$139 $305 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$132 $416 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$136 $438 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$137 $455 No cancel fee N/A
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