Cheap flights from California (CA) to Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU)

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

To save on the cost of your flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl, book at least 15 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $191 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $230.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California. Users have commonly found prices around $207 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $77. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl in July, August 2021

The best prices found for California to RDU flights for July, August
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 7 Sep
$143pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Aug - 26 Aug
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Raleigh-Durham Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California found for this year
9 Sep - 13 Sep
$131pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Sep - 9 Sep
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California

Save time with California to Raleigh-Durham Intl direct flight deals
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$177pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Aug - 1 Sep
$185pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 24 Aug
$187pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 25 Aug
$187pp
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
10 Aug - 11 Aug
$194pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl
2:36 pm - 3:43 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
34h 07m
LAX - RDU
Spirit Airlines
$85
FareScan
3:25 am - 1:06 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 41m
LAX - RDU
Multiple Airlines
$88
Trip.com
6:58 pm - 9:47 am
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 49m
ONT - RDU
Frontier
$89
Hotwire

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Flight FAQs

From California to Raleigh-Durham Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from California to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from California to Raleigh. It is only a 11.1 mi journey from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Raleigh’s city center.

Can I find flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $126, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl is less than $222.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from California to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham was viewed by 170 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl?

When booking a flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

The most popular flight routes from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl are Los Angeles - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham, San Francisco - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham and Ontario - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

While on average a flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl is generally $714, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $83. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham), you can expect to pay $131 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

Before booking your flight to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (89%), Alaska Airlines (89%), LATAM Airlines( 89%).

How long is the flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl?

Departing from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl will take you 4h 57m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl round-trip?

Currently priced at $126, Spirit Airlines will fly you from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $157.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl are Spirit Airlines ($53) and Frontier ($82).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Raleigh-Durham Intl from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Do I need a test to fly back to California from Raleigh-Durham Intl?

Returning to California from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Departure points for flights from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl

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Destination information for Raleigh-Durham Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl.
Flight duration
5h 10m
Average temperature for July in Raleigh-Durham Intl
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Raleigh-Durham Intl
5.3 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Raleigh

Top 7 airlines flying from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
Frontier
$78 $251 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $305 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $323 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$128 $374 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$106 $391 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$132 $399 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$159 $418 No cancel fee 62%
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