Cheap flights from California (CA) to Dallas (DFW)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Dallas (DFW)

All the information you need to plan the best null to DFW flight in 2022: compare California to Dallas flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Dallas?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 22 days in advance, which can save you up to 25% on flights from California to Dallas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 22 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 $165. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $209.

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

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 Dallas. Flights to Dallas from California in August are about $160 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $54.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Dallas (CA - DFW)?

When flying from California to Dallas, 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 California to Dallas in May, June 2022

The best prices found for California to DFW flights for May, June
8 Jun - 11 Jun
$169pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$176pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$177pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

California to Dallas 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from California found for this year
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$152pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Aug - 12 Sep
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Dallas from California

Save time with California to Dallas direct flight deals
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$152pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Aug - 12 Sep
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Dallas

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas from California, departing today and this week
29 May - 5 Jun
$183pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 May - 7 Jun
$202pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 May - 2 Aug
$203pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Dallas from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Dallas
5:43 pm - 1:26 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
5h 43m
ONT - DFW
Multiple Airlines
$94
Kiwi.com
5:46 pm - 6:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 40m
ONT - DFW
Frontier
$95
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Dallas

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

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines 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 California to Dallas for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Dallas for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $152, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Dallas for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Dallas under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Dallas is less than $175.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Dallas?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday.

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

2 flight departures from California to Dallas per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Dallas?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Dallas in 3h 04m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Frontier, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from California to Dallas is about 1239 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the most popular routes from California to Dallas?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Dallas/Fort Worth, San Francisco - Dallas/Fort Worth or Ontario - Dallas/Fort Worth when deciding on the best route from California to Dallas.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Dallas?

On average you can expect to pay $584 for a flight from California to Dallas. The cheapest flight overall is $88 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Dallas/Fort Worth) is currently priced at $157.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Dallas?

Consider Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to Dallas.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Dallas?

Consider Cathay Pacific (100%), China Southern (100%) or Malaysia Airlines (93%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from California to Dallas.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Dallas, TX

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Dallas.

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

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

Returning to California from Dallas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to California.

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

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Departure points for flights from California to Dallas

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Destination information for Dallas

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Dallas.
Flight duration from California to Dallas
3h 14m
Average temperature for May in Dallas
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Dallas
3.7 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Dallas

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 9 airlines flying from California to Dallas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Dallas 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$53 $183 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$53 $210 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$58 $132 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$69 $402 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$84 $365 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$97 $416 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$97 $344 No cancel fee 69%
Envoy Air
$200 $256 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Envoy Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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