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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Europe

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Europe?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 44% 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 61 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 California to Europe 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $910, or $1,146 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Europe from California. Users have commonly found prices around $714 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $445. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from California to Europe in January, February 2021

The best prices found for California to Europe flights for January, February
15 Feb - 16 Mar
$518pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$519pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air France
Non-Stop
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Air France
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$524pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air France
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Air France
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

California to Europe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe from California found for this year
22 Apr - 29 Apr
$452pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Apr - 6 Apr
$459pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$480pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Europe from California

Save time with California to Europe direct flight deals
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$519pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air France
Non-Stop
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Air France
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Mar - 17 Mar
$531pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Mar - 17 Mar
$535pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Europe

Late deals on round-trip flights to Europe from California, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 14 Feb
$540pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 19 Feb
$574pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Jan - 21 Feb
$584pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Europe from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Europe
1:55 pm - 8:05 am
Iberia
Nonstop
10h 10m
LAX - LHR
Iberia
$269
SnapTravelAir
3:55 pm - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 25m
SFO - CDG
Multiple Airlines
5:10 am - 5:05 am
Iberia
1 Stop
15h 55m
LAX - LHR
Iberia
$270
SnapTravelAir

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Europe flights.

Flight FAQs

From California to Europe

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Europe 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 California and Europe 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 California to Europe to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to Europe are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, United Airlines, and Norwegian flying from California to Europe have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from California to Europe for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Europe for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $452, but on average you can expect to pay $509.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Europe for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Europe under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Europe is less than $565.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Europe for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Europe within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to Europe.

What are the most popular routes from California to Europe?

The most popular flight routes from California to Europe are Los Angeles - Rome Fiumicino, Los Angeles - Amsterdam Schiphol and Los Angeles - London Heathrow.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Europe?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $283. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Rome Fiumicino) can be booked for $579 on average our data indicates $1,740 when flying from California to Europe

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Europe?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from California to Europe consider choosing Brussels Airlines (91%), Austrian Airlines (91%) or Air India (91%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from California to Europe?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Europe in 10h 10m. Fly via Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, or Finnair to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to Europe round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from California to Europe round-trip from $514. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Canada, from $516, and Air France, from $519.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Europe one-way?

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from California to Europe is Iberia ($269).

Destination information for Europe

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Europe
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration
11h 20m

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Europe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Europe 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
easyJet
$68 $125 No cancel fee 86%
Alaska Airlines
$97 $155 No cancel fee 75%
Air Europa
$90 $208 No cancel fee 83%
Norwegian Air Sweden
$354 $432 No cancel fee N/A

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

Alitalia
$324 $625 No cancel fee 81%
Air Caraïbes
$319 $649 No cancel fee 56%
Air Italy
$632 $666 No cancel fee N/A

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

Norwegian Air UK
$359 $724 No cancel fee N/A
WestJet
$593 $827 No cancel fee 60%
Aeroflot
$487 $930 No cancel fee 79%
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