Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to California from $66

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 5/29. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
WAS — LAX
May 29 — Jun 51

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to California at least 31 days early can save you up to 85% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Washington, D.C. to California for as little as $366 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $592 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to California?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Washington, D.C.. Prices for September average $351 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $106. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to California (WAS - CA)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. 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 United Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Washington, D.C. and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights heading from Washington, D.C. to California. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Tue 7/26:30 amIAD - LAX
Nonstop5h 23mUnited Airlines
Thu 7/410:00 amLAX - IAD
Nonstop5h 07mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$205
Mon 8/1912:45 pmIAD - LAX
Nonstop5h 33mUnited Airlines
Sat 8/244:33 pmLAX - IAD
Nonstop5h 03mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$207
Thu 8/157:15 pmIAD - LAX
Nonstop5h 27mUnited Airlines
Sat 8/3111:05 pmLAX - IAD
Nonstop5h 03mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$212
Thu 7/47:16 pmIAD - LAX
Nonstop5h 33mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/1011:59 pmLAX - IAD
1 stop6h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$217
Fri 7/58:22 amIAD - LAS
Nonstop4h 58mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/811:30 pmLAS - IAD
Nonstop4h 33mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$279
Sun 8/185:22 pmIAD - LAS
Nonstop4h 59mUnited Airlines
Wed 8/2112:59 amLAS - IAD
1 stop7h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$299
Tue 7/165:22 pmIAD - LAS
Nonstop4h 59mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/1612:59 amLAS - IAD
1 stop7h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$316
Sat 7/135:22 pmIAD - LAS
Nonstop4h 59mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/1511:30 pmLAS - IAD
Nonstop4h 33mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$344
Fri 7/58:22 amIAD - LAS
Nonstop4h 58mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/1011:30 pmLAS - IAD
Nonstop4h 33mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$374

Cheap Southwest flights from Washington, D.C. to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Southwest for the route between Washington, D.C. and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Southwest flights we've found at this time heading from Washington, D.C. to California. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Fri 8/26:50 amIAD - LAX
1 stop11h 40mSouthwest
Thu 8/87:50 pmLAX - IAD
1 stop12h 55mSouthwest
Deal found 5/23$216
Fri 8/25:15 pmIAD - LAX
1 stop8h 45mSouthwest
Thu 8/88:35 amLAX - IAD
2 stops12h 30mSouthwest
Deal found 5/23$251
Wed 5/296:00 amDCA - LAX
3 stops13h 50mSouthwest
Fri 5/315:25 amLAX - DCA
1 stop13h 50mSouthwest
Deal found 5/23$522

Cheap Washington, D.C. to California flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Washington, D.C. to California specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Prices were last updated on May 24, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Washington, D.C. to California in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Thu 6/68:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$105
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/117:15 amLAX - BWI
1 stop11h 19mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$114
Wed 6/57:52 amBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 29mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/58:30 pmLAX - BWI
1 stop14h 59mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$119
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/118:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$123
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/118:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$124
Tue 6/185:31 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 30mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/2610:10 pmLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$125
Wed 6/57:52 amBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 29mSpirit Airlines
Sat 6/1510:21 pmLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$126
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/114:25 pmLAX - BWI
2 stops25h 34mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$127
Thu 6/66:39 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/128:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$130

Washington, D.C. to California 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Washington, D.C. and California in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Washington, D.C. to California in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Thu 8/2211:50 amBWI - SAN
1 stop14h 41mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/279:00 amSAN - BWI
1 stop9h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$128
Tue 6/49:33 amBWI - SAN
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/1112:40 pmSAN - BWI
Nonstop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$130
Tue 6/49:33 amBWI - SAN
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/1112:40 pmSAN - BWI
Nonstop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$131
Mon 6/1010:44 pmBWI - SAN
2 stops35h 40mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/121:02 pmSAN - BWI
Nonstop4h 57mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$137
Thu 6/65:31 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 30mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/128:15 amLAX - BWI
1 stop9h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$139
Wed 9/189:42 amBWI - LAS
1 stop11h 33mSpirit Airlines
Wed 9/255:55 amLAS - BWI
Nonstop4h 38mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$139
Sat 6/86:50 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/1110:00 amLAX - BWI
2 stops28h 15mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$140
Wed 7/179:48 pmBWI - LAS
Nonstop5h 02mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/249:14 amLAS - BWI
1 stop9h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$140
Tue 6/116:39 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/255:35 amLAX - BWI
1 stop24h 19mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$141

Non-stop flights to California from Washington, D.C.

Discover non-stop flight options from Washington, D.C. to California. Find direct flights with no layovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore non-stop flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Washington, D.C. to California. If you're looking for other options for flights from Washington, D.C. to California, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Thu 6/68:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$105
Tue 9/108:00 amBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 9/1711:32 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$106
Wed 9/118:00 amBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Sat 9/217:58 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$112
Tue 7/95:31 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 30mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/178:13 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$113
Wed 9/117:52 amBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 45mSpirit Airlines
Wed 9/1811:32 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$117
Tue 8/276:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 43mSpirit Airlines
Wed 9/411:32 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$121
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/118:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$123
Tue 6/410:34 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 42mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/118:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$124
Tue 7/25:31 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 30mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/48:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$125

Washington, D.C. to California flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Washington, D.C. to California for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Washington, D.C. to California. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Fri 5/317:41 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 44mSpirit Airlines
Sat 6/88:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$143
Sat 6/15:25 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 41mSpirit Airlines
Thu 6/68:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$144
Fri 5/245:35 pmBWI - SFO
1 stop8h 32mAmerican Airlines
Mon 5/271:47 pmSFO - BWI
1 stop7h 12mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$145
Fri 5/245:35 pmBWI - SFO
1 stop8h 32mAmerican Airlines
Wed 5/296:00 amSFO - BWI
1 stop9h 31mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$147
Sun 5/265:35 pmBWI - SFO
1 stop8h 32mAmerican Airlines
Thu 5/306:00 amSFO - BWI
2 stops10h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$150
Sat 6/15:25 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 41mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/114:25 pmLAX - BWI
1 stop14h 39mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$153
Fri 5/317:41 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 44mSpirit Airlines
Thu 6/68:30 amLAX - BWI
Nonstop5h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$154
Sun 5/269:16 amBWI - SFO
2 stops10h 26mAmerican Airlines
Thu 5/306:00 amSFO - BWI
2 stops10h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$155
Mon 6/36:37 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 43mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/117:15 amLAX - BWI
1 stop13h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$156

One-way flights to California from Washington, D.C.

Search for one-way flight options from Washington, D.C. to California. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to California. Those seeking round-trip flights from Washington, D.C. to California should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Wed 5/299:33 amBWI - SAN
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$66
Tue 5/289:33 amBWI - SAN
Nonstop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$72
Tue 7/23:19 pmBWI - SAN
1 stop11h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/21$75
Tue 6/253:19 pmBWI - SAN
1 stop8h 10mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$76
Wed 7/312:25 pmBWI - SAN
1 stop10h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$77
Mon 6/39:32 amBWI - LAS
1 stop25h 04mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$78
Tue 7/210:29 amBWI - LAS
1 stop10h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$80
Wed 6/58:18 amBWI - SAN
2 stops25h 58mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/22$80
Fri 5/317:41 pmBWI - LAX
Nonstop5h 44mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 5/23$81

Find flights from Washington, D.C. to California within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Washington, D.C. to California that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$110 - $227

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Baltimore/WashingtonLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

BWI - LAS

BWILAS

Baltimore/Washington

Wed 9/11

Nonstop5h 09m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 9/18

Nonstop4h 38m

$110

Baltimore/WashingtonLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

BWI - LAS

BWILAS

Baltimore/Washington

Tue 6/25

Nonstop5h 02m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Thu 7/4

Nonstop4h 44m

$112

Baltimore/WashingtonSan Francisco

BWI - SFO

BWISFO

Baltimore/Washington

Thu 7/4

1 stop10h 06m

San Francisco

Sun 7/14

1 stop8h 52m

$145

Baltimore/WashingtonLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

BWI - LAS

BWILAS

Baltimore/Washington

Tue 9/17

1 stop22h 15m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Sat 9/28

Nonstop4h 41m

$160

Baltimore/WashingtonLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

BWI - LAS

BWILAS

Baltimore/Washington

Wed 6/12

1 stop6h 52m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 6/12

1 stop8h 30m

$192

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlLos Angeles

IAD - LAX

IADLAX

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 7/2

Nonstop5h 23m

Los Angeles

Thu 7/4

Nonstop5h 07m

$205

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlLos Angeles

IAD - LAX

IADLAX

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Fri 8/2

1 stop11h 40m

Los Angeles

Thu 8/8

1 stop12h 55m

$216

Washington, D.C. Reagan-NationalSan Francisco

DCA - SFO

DCASFO

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Thu 8/15

1 stop11h 25m

San Francisco

Mon 8/19

1 stop11h 17m

$222

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlLos Angeles

IAD - LAX

IADLAX

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 7/2

Nonstop5h 23m

Los Angeles

Thu 7/4

Nonstop5h 01m

$227

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Deals found on 5/23

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Best time to book a flight from Washington, D.C. to California

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated May 24, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Washington, D.C. to California, such as United Airlines, Southwest and Alaska Airlines. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.1
Very good
9,175 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.6
Good
4,417 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.5
Good
2,895 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,997 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.3

Overall

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

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  • Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $110, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to California is less than $124.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to California for under $200?

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

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to California on average per day?

    On average, you can expect to see 24 flights from Washington, D.C. to California a day.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 21% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Departing from Washington, D.C. to California will take you 5h 09m. There are 2296 mi between Washington, D.C. and California. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

  • What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to California?

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Before booking your flight to California from Washington, D.C., check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Iberia (100%), Egypt Air (85%), Scandinavian Airlines( 84%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to California?

    The cheapest flight price from Washington, D.C. to California is $120. On average you can expect to pay $1,396. The most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $194.

  • What does IAD to LAX mean?

    IAD stands for Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport, while LAX stands for Los Angeles Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Ontario Airport (ONT).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Washington, D.C. to California that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Washington, D.C. to California flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Washington, D.C. to California with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Washington, D.C. to California flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Washington, D.C. to California that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Washington, D.C. to California flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Washington, D.C. to California?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Washington, D.C. to California.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Washington, D.C. to California by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Washington, D.C. to California that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to California offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Washington, D.C. to California flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Washington, D.C. to California flight deals updated?

    The Washington, D.C. to California flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/23.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to California?

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Washington, D.C. to California?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Washington, D.C. to California (average of $238). Flying from Washington, D.C. to California in July is currently the most expensive (average of $323). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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FrontierCheapest$88Average$252FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Sun Country AirCheapest$135Average$359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%
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American AirlinesCheapest$177Average$470FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$189Average$492FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to California

Find hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to California. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
3%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
55%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
10%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

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