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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to California. Current restrictions to California are based on United States travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to cities in California

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Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Useful information for your flight to California

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to California

What is the cheapest flight I can find to California?

For prices as low as $19/pp, you can find flights to California depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to California cost $683/pp.

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is about 1,578% more popular to visit than any other city in California, according to momondo users. When visiting Los Angeles, it is recommended to fly into Los Angeles Airport, where you can typically get the cheapest prices and the most convenient travel options into the city.

What are the most popular landmarks in California?

Many visitors who travel to California find themselves making a stop at popular landmarks such as Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Anaheim Convention Center.

I plan on visiting Disneyland Park. Which airport is the quickest drive?

Disneyland Park is closest to Santa Ana Airport. Those looking for an alternative airport option near Disneyland Park could try flying into Los Angeles Airport.

What is the weather like in California?

Temperatures in California can vary between 57.2 °F and 73.4 °F based on the time of year. Typically, the coldest month in California will be January, and the warmest month will be July. It is also worth noting that those looking to avoid rain and/or snow should consider traveling to California in July, August, and June, as that is when precipitation is least likely.


What are the current travel restrictions for California?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to California.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to California at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit California? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in California.
Los Angeles
California

STAPLES Center
Venice Beach
Los Angeles Convention Center
Hollywood Bowl
Dodger Stadium
San Francisco
California

Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf
Moscone Center
Alcatraz
AT&T Park
San Diego
California

Gaslamp Quarter
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego Zoo
SDCCU Stadium
Sacramento
California

Arco Arena
Sacramento Zoo
Sacramento Convention Center
Memorial Auditorium
Crocker Art Museum
San Jose
California

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
SAP Center
Winchester Mystery House
Civic Auditorium
SAP Center at San Jose
Santa Ana
California

Bowers Museum
Jerome Park
Old Orange County Courthouse
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Oakland
California

Oakland Coliseum
Oracle Arena
Jack London Square
Oakland Convention Center
Paramount Theatre
Ontario
California

Scandia Ontario
Ontario Museum of History and Art
Palm Springs
California

Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs Air Museum
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway
Plaza Theatre
Palm Springs Art Museum
Fresno
California

Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
Selland Arena
Downing Planetarium
Fresno Fairgrounds
Chaffee Zoological Gardens
Long Beach
California

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
RMS Queen Mary
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach Cruise Terminal Dome
Walter Pyramid

Recent flights found to popular cities in California

Find flights to these popular cities in California from your nearest airport.

Flights to San Francisco

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JetBlue
JetBlue
Oct 28
LAX
1h 19m
SFO
JetBlue
Nov 2
SFO
1h 20m
LAX
$67
Major Airline
Major Airline
Oct 27
LAX
1h 24m
SFO
Major Airline
Nov 1
SFO
1h 31m
LAX
$71
JetBlue
JetBlue
Sep 15
LAX
1h 20m
SFO
JetBlue
Sep 17
SFO
1h 15m
LAX
$72
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Aug 19
LAX
1h 28m
SFO
Alaska Airlines
Aug 23
SFO
1h 28m
LAX
$74
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Jul 15
LAX
1h 28m
SFO
Alaska Airlines
Jul 20
SFO
1h 28m
LAX
$75
JetBlue
JetBlue
Jul 15
LAX
1h 22m
SFO
JetBlue
Jul 26
SFO
1h 30m
LAX
$77
American Airlines
American Airlines
Dec 9
LAX
1h 29m
SFO
American Airlines
Dec 13
SFO
1h 39m
LAX
$78
American Airlines
American Airlines
Dec 19
LAX
1h 37m
SFO
American Airlines
Jan 9
SFO
1h 39m
LAX
$79
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Nov 3
LAX
1h 30m
SFO
Alaska Airlines
Nov 5
SFO
1h 38m
LAX
$83
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Sep 24
LAX
1h 30m
SFO
Alaska Airlines
Sep 27
SFO
1h 33m
LAX
$85
JetBlue
JetBlue
Aug 15
LAX
1h 26m
SFO
JetBlue
Aug 22
SFO
1h 35m
LAX
$87
American Airlines
American Airlines
Dec 16
LAX
1h 29m
SFO
American Airlines
Dec 20
SFO
1h 39m
LAX
$88
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Sep 8
LAX
7h 58m
SAN
Spirit Airlines
Sep 18
SAN
5h 20m
LAX
$110
United Airlines
United Airlines
Jul 18
LAX
0h 46m
SAN
United Airlines
Jul 21
SAN
0h 47m
LAX
$117
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 8
LAX
10h 23m
SAN
Frontier
Jul 11
SAN
23h 15m
LAX
$119
Delta
Delta
Jul 24
LAX
0h 54m
SAN
Delta
Aug 21
SAN
1h 00m
LAX
$127
United Airlines
United Airlines
Jul 3
LAX
0h 48m
SAN
United Airlines
Jul 10
SAN
0h 47m
LAX
$129
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Aug 29
LAX
4h 43m
SAN
Spirit Airlines
Aug 30
SAN
4h 59m
LAX
$134
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 19
LAX
5h 04m
SAN
Multiple Airlines
Jul 21
SAN
6h 09m
LAX
$136
Delta
Delta
Jul 24
LAX
0h 54m
SAN
Delta
Aug 26
SAN
1h 00m
LAX
$137
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 18
LAX
5h 09m
SAN
Multiple Airlines
Jul 21
SAN
6h 09m
LAX
$138
United Airlines
United Airlines
Jul 3
LAX
0h 46m
SAN
United Airlines
Jul 4
SAN
0h 47m
LAX
$141
United Airlines
United Airlines
Jul 22
LAX
0h 46m
SAN
United Airlines
Aug 25
SAN
0h 47m
LAX
$144
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 15
LAX
4h 23m
SAN
Multiple Airlines
Jul 19
SAN
17h 27m
LAX
$146
Delta
Delta
Oct 14
LAX
1h 16m
SJC
Delta
Oct 19
SJC
1h 36m
LAX
$97
American Airlines
American Airlines
Oct 13
LAX
5h 14m
SJC
American Airlines
Oct 19
SJC
1h 47m
LAX
$121
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Sep 2
LAX
1h 15m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Sep 8
SJC
1h 28m
LAX
$122
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Jul 21
LAX
1h 18m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Jul 28
SJC
1h 25m
LAX
$123
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 13
LAX
17h 07m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Jul 14
SJC
1h 21m
LAX
$129
American Airlines
American Airlines
Oct 14
LAX
1h 19m
SJC
American Airlines
Oct 18
SJC
7h 12m
LAX
$131
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Jul 14
LAX
1h 18m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Jul 17
SJC
1h 21m
LAX
$133
Delta
Delta
Sep 17
LAX
1h 14m
SJC
Delta
Sep 20
SJC
1h 25m
LAX
$135
Delta
Delta
Sep 12
LAX
1h 16m
SJC
Delta
Sep 18
SJC
1h 25m
LAX
$137
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 13
LAX
17h 07m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Jul 15
SJC
1h 25m
LAX
$139
Multiple Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jul 29
LAX
24h 13m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Aug 2
SJC
1h 21m
LAX
$140
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Jul 14
LAX
1h 18m
SJC
Alaska Airlines
Jul 14
SJC
1h 21m
LAX
$142

Airports in California

There are many options when flying to California. Here you can see the price and the destinations in a map

Cheapest flight routes to California

These routes have the cheapest flights to California found by momondo users in United States
Departing Destination Best Price
Las Vegas Santa Ana $28
Las Vegas Los Angeles $49
Phoenix San Francisco $50
Oakland Los Angeles $52
Los Angeles Oakland $53
Las Vegas San Diego $54
Las Vegas Reno $54
Las Vegas Oakland $56
Las Vegas Fresno $58
Reno Santa Ana $58

Popular routes to California

Most frequently searched flights to California along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 14m
Cheapest price
$71
San Francisco to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 12m
Cheapest price
$72
Chicago to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 03m
Cheapest price
$87
Chicago to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 07m
Cheapest price
$107
Seattle to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 40m
Cheapest price
$116
Dallas to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 11m
Cheapest price
$117
Houston to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 18m
Cheapest price
$119
Seattle to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 35m
Cheapest price
$128
Miami to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 16m
Cheapest price
$136
Atlanta to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 34m
Cheapest price
$139
Chicago to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 22m
Cheapest price
$149
Dallas to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 42m
Cheapest price
$149
Boston to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 56m
Cheapest price
$155
Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 12m
Cheapest price
$158
Washington to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 01m
Cheapest price
$193
Newark to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 39m
Cheapest price
$231
New York to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 50m
Cheapest price
$245
Newark to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 51m
Cheapest price
$248
Boston to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 20m
Cheapest price
$250
Washington to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 39m
Cheapest price
$250
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