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Flights to California in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$1,325Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$1,231From Auckland Intl to California
One-way from$14One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to California

Cheap flights to California in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX flights for September, October
23 Oct - 13 Nov
$2,278pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$2,322pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Oct - 13 Nov
$2,337pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California found for this year
10 Dec - 31 Dec
$1,459pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,485pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,498pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California

Can I fly to California from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Can I fly back to USA from California?

Returning to USA from California

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Cheapest prices for California flights by month

The cheapest ticket to California found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,125
February
$884
March
$951
April
$1,361
May
$1,029
June
$1,174
July
$1,243
August
$1,127
September
$1,211
October
$1,076
November
$1,080
December
$1,362
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to California is currently February; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to California?

Average Los Angeles flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
AKL - LAX
Price
$884 - $1,922
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 123 mm
Flying to California in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. August tends to be the warmest period in California so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. February is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to California?

The best time to book flights to California is 16 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to California?

The cheapest flights to California are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to California?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to California. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

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