Cheap flights from California (CA) to Los Angeles (LAX)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Los Angeles (LAX)

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from California to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 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 $75. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $95.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Los Angeles?

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from California with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from California to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for California to LAX flights for June, July
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$51pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$52pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
22 Jul - 25 Jul
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

California to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from California found for this year
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$51pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$52pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
22 Jul - 25 Jul
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from California

Save time with California to Los Angeles direct flight deals
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$51pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$52pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
22 Jul - 25 Jul
$54pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland

Last minute flights from California to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from California, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$93pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$97pp
RNO
Reno
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RNO
Reno
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$100pp
RNO
Reno
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Los Angeles
11:07 am - 12:42 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 35m
SFO - LAX
JetBlue
4:02 pm - 5:33 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 31m
SFO - LAX
American Airlines
6:30 pm - 7:58 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 28m
SFO - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$44
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Flight FAQs

From California to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from California to Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from California?

If you book a flight to Los Angeles from California, you will be flying to Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $52, but on average you can expect to pay $65.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Los Angeles is less than $63.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What are the most popular routes from California to Los Angeles?

The most popular route from California to Los Angeles is San Francisco - Los Angeles. You may also consider Oakland - Los Angeles or San Jose - Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from California to Los Angeles?

Airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines fly from California to Los Angeles in about 47m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $52, was found to be the cheapest airline from California to Los Angeles.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Alaska Airlines and JetBlue.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from California to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($23), Alaska Airlines ($25), and JetBlue ($39).

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines flying from California to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Los Angeles 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
Spirit Airlines
$49 $156 No cancel fee 65%
Endeavor Airlines
$105 $173 No cancel fee N/A

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

United Airlines
$52 $176 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $209 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$69 $215 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$67 $223 No cancel fee 63%
Boutique Air
$223 $257 No cancel fee N/A

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

JSX
$137 $300 No cancel fee N/A

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

Linear Air Taxi
$1,364 $4,907 No cancel fee N/A

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

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