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Cheap flights from California (CA) to Washington (WAS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Washington (WAS)

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from California to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $252. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $276.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from California. Users have commonly found prices around $243 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $119. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from California to Washington in September, October 2020

The best prices found for California to WAS flights for September, October
15 Oct - 5 Nov
$109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 14 Nov
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Oct - 10 Nov
$116pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from California found for this year
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$88pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Washington from California

Save time with California to Washington direct flight deals
15 Oct - 14 Nov
$114pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Oct - 5 Nov
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Nov - 14 Dec
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from California, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 14 Oct
$131pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 12 Oct
$135pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 30 Oct
$141pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Washington from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Washington
7:42 am - 3:27 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 45m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$61
Gotogate
6:02 pm - 1:55 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 53m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$64
Travelgenio
7:42 am - 3:27 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 45m
LAX - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$65
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From California to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Washington is less than $129.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Washington for under $200?

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

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

Before booking your flight from California to Washington check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from California to Washington?

While some choose either Los Angeles - Baltimore/Washington or San Francisco - Washington Reagan-National, Los Angeles - Washington Reagan-National is the most popular route from California to Washington.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $134. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Washington Reagan-National) can be booked for $142 on average our data indicates $287 when flying from California to Washington

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Washington?

Before booking your flight to Washington from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Asiana Airlines (99%), Air New Zealand (96%), Air China( 96%).

How long is the flight from California to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Washington in 4h 45m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from California to Washington round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $88, was found to be the cheapest airline from California to Washington..

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $58.

Arrival points for flights from California to Washington

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Washington
Flight duration
5h 17m
Average temperature for September in Washington
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)
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