Cheap flights from California (CA) to Mexico

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Mexico

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 49 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from California to Mexico compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 49 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 $281. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $281.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Mexico from California average $246. You can even find prices in May for less than $246, as users have found deals to Mexico from as low as $183. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Mexico from California. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 61%.

Cheap flights from California to Mexico in June, July 2021

The best prices found for California to Mexico flights for June, July
22 Jun - 24 Jun
$201pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 30 Jun
$204pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$210pp
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario

California to Mexico 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mexico from California found for this year
17 Sep - 22 Sep
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CUN
Cancún
CUN
Cancún
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$146pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$148pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Mexico from California

Save time with California to Mexico direct flight deals
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$146pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$148pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Oct - 19 Oct
$149pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
GDL
Guadalajara Miguel Hidal
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Mexico

Late deals on round-trip flights to Mexico from California, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 24 Jun
$201pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 30 Jun
$204pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 30 Jun
$213pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
SJD
San José del Cabo Los Cabos
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Mexico from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Mexico
12:05 pm - 5:15 pm
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
3h 10m
LAX - GDL
VivaAerobus
$28
mytrip.com
12:05 pm - 5:15 pm
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
3h 10m
LAX - GDL
VivaAerobus
$37
SmartFares
10:05 am - 3:10 pm
VivaAerobus
Nonstop
3h 05m
LAX - GDL
VivaAerobus

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">California</span> to <span class="emphasized">Mexico</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From California to Mexico

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

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to Mexico 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 Mexico have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Interjet, and Aeromexico 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 Mexico for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Mexico for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Mexico under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Mexico is less than $159.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Mexico for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Mexico within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Mexico?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The California to Mexico flight path was viewed by 1,482 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from California to Mexico are Interjet, Major Airline and Endeavor Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from California to Mexico?

While some choose either Los Angeles - San José del Cabo Los Cabos or Los Angeles - Mexico City Benito Juarez, Los Angeles - Cancún is the most popular route from California to Mexico.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Mexico?

On average you can expect to pay $688 for a flight from California to Mexico. The cheapest flight overall is $129 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Cancún) is currently priced at $234.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Mexico?

Consider United Airlines (95%), Delta (84%) or Aeromexico (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from California to Mexico.

How long is the flight from California to Mexico?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Mexico in 2h 20m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, or JetBlue to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from California to Mexico round-trip from $138. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are VivaAerobus, from $155, and Volaris, from $171.

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

$28 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from VivaAerobus. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Volaris, with prices from $51.

Destination information for Mexico

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Mexico.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $20.11
Flight duration
3h 06m

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Mexico

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Mexico 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
VivaAerobus
$65 $239 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$142 $292 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$101 $387 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$175 $395 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$133 $399 No cancel fee 75%
Sun Country Air
$114 $404 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$98 $405 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$120 $462 No cancel fee 71%
Air New Zealand
$449 $506 No cancel fee 78%
Southwest
$168 $523 No cancel fee 63%
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