Cheap flights from Dulles Intl (IAD) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dulles Intl (IAD) to California

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $272. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $332.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

Flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $114.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California (IAD - USCA)?

When flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport 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 Dulles Intl to California in September, October 2021

The best prices found for IAD to California flights for September, October
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$148pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$150pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$183pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington Dulles Intl to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Dulles Intl found for this year
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$148pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$150pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$179pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Dulles Intl

Save time with Dulles Intl to California direct flight deals
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$183pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
14 Oct - 21 Oct
$187pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
8 Jan - 18 Feb
$188pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Dulles Intl to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Dulles Intl, departing today and this week
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$208pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$212pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$215pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to California from Washington Dulles Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Dulles Intl to California
1:50 pm - 7:02 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 12m
IAD - SFO
Delta
$106
Delta
7:06 am - 6:07 am
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 01m
IAD - ONT
Frontier
$107
Kiwi.com
1:00 pm - 3:47 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 47m
IAD - LAX
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Dulles Intl to California

Which airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington Dulles Intl Airport 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 Washington Dulles Intl Airport 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.

Can I find flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $189.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California is less than $210.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California for under $300?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

A quick flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California can take about 5h 41m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $148. There are 2296 mi between Washington Dulles Intl Airport and California. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California are Frontier ($70), Alaska Airlines ($78), and Delta ($106).

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

Consider Ethiopian Air (94%), Egypt Air (89%) or United Airlines (87%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

The cheapest flight price from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California is $133. On average you can expect to pay $733. The most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $168.

What are the most popular routes from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California?

The most popular route from Washington Dulles Intl Airport to California is Washington Dulles Intl - Los Angeles. You may also consider Washington Dulles Intl - San Francisco or Washington Dulles Intl - San Diego.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Dulles Intl?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington Dulles Intl are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Dulles Intl from California?

Returning to Washington Dulles Intl 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 Washington Dulles Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Washington Dulles Intl.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dulles Intl to California.
Flight duration from Washington Dulles Intl to California
5h 19m

Airports servicing Washington

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Washington Dulles Intl to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dulles Intl 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
$95 $236 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$102 $386 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$118 $356 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$128 $356 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$132 $308 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$132 $343 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$143 $448 No cancel fee 69%
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