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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)

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 33 days in advance, which can save you up to 72% on flights from California to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 33 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 $375. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $533.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from California with a flight ticket averaging about $307. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from California to Los Angeles in November, December 2020

The best prices found for California to LAX flights for November, December
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$48pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$52pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$53pp
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 next year
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$48pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$52pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$53pp
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 Jan - 30 Jan
$31pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$38pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$40pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from California, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$74pp
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$78pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Los Angeles from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Los Angeles
2:55 pm - 6:08 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 13m
SFO - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$38
SmartFares
12:10 pm - 1:48 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 38m
RNO - LAX
Alaska Airlines
4:30 am - 11:31 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 01m
SFO - LAX
Frontier

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Los Angeles flights.

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 Delta, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue 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.

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 Alaska Airlines for just $31, but on average you can expect to pay $48.

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 $48.

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 San Jose - Los Angeles or Sacramento Intl - Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from California to Los Angeles?

Airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta fly from California to Los Angeles in about 56m. 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?

Alaska Airlines, at $31, was found to be the cheapest airline from California to Los Angeles. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines.

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 ($21), Frontier ($23), and Alaska Airlines ($25).

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Los Angeles
Flight duration
1h 26m
Average temperature for November in Los Angeles
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Los Angeles
0.6 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines 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 $159 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
$54 $178 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$67 $206 No cancel fee 63%
JetBlue
$69 $222 No cancel fee 62%
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 $298 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.

BLADE
$590 $4,689 No cancel fee N/A

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

Linear Air Taxi
$1,364 $4,843 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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