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Great deals to California

We’ve searched 100s of deals recently found by travelers.*
Oakland, CA (OAK) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Tue, 4/30 - Wed, 5/1
Spirit Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$52
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Las Vegas, NV (LAS) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Tue, 5/7 - Tue, 5/21
Spirit Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$52
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San Francisco, CA (SFO) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Sun, 6/23 - Mon, 7/1
Alaska Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$96
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San Jose, CA (SJC) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Thu, 5/23 - Tue, 5/28
Alaska Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$96
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Denver, CO (DEN) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Tue, 5/7 - Wed, 5/8
United Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$110
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Houston, TX (HOU) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Sat, 8/31 - Tue, 9/3
American Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$110
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Chicago, IL (CHI) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Wed, 12/4 - Sat, 12/7
United Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$112
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Kansas City, MO (MKC) Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Tue, 5/14 - Tue, 5/21
Spirit Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
$117
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Arriving at the destination

California is the USA's third-largest state, following Alaska and Texas. You can find cheap flights to California that land at one of the 10 international airports in the state. And due to those airports accommodating over 100 million people annually, you should expect top-notch services.

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Many major and low-cost airlines connect the cities within the state of California. The primary hubs are the Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport. Safety and security are top priorities due to the heavy traffic of travelers.

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Getting Around

You'll have several public transportation options after your flight to California lands. Buses are one of your best options, particularly in the state's largest cities such as Los Angeles, Anaheim, and San Francisco. Subways are ideal if you want to zip around a particular city and avoid the traffic.

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Amtrak trains are an excellent option if you're interested in touring multiple cities within the state. These services are also cheap and reasonably comfortable. And if you want alternative to buses and trains, then you could rent a car in California. The process is quite easy, and is the best option if you want more control over your traveling schedule.

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Main Attractions

Before you book your flight to California, decide which attractions you’d most like to visit. The Golden Gate Bridge is a spectacular structure that links the city of San Francisco to beautiful Marin County. In Southern California, the San Diego Zoo contains thousands of animals and exotic plants.

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Lake Tahoe allows you to enjoy a wide array of outdoor recreational activities. The Petrified Forest includes the amazingly tall and old Redwood trees. You should also include Hollywood on your itinerary, where you can see where the movie magic happens. Disneyland, in Anaheim, is a great option for people traveling with kids.

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Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

After finding affordable airfare to California, you'll have some extra money for shopping. California includes some of the largest shopping malls in the USA, including South Coast Plaza, which is the third biggest.

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Because California is so multi-cultural, you can find food from virtually every corner of the world, as well as upscale, gourmet dining.

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In large California metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles, the nightlife is outstanding. From cafes to discos, there's something for every night owl who visits the Golden State.

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Flight stats for California - did you know?

  • There are 139 airports in California and the 5 biggest are
  • Los Angeles Intl Airport (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Right now, 94 airlines operate out of Los Angeles Intl Airport.
    • Los Angeles Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 167 cities.
    • Every week, at least 16,003 domestic flights and 3,555 international flights depart from Los Angeles Intl Airport.
  • SFO Intl Airport (San Francisco, CA)
    • Right now, 75 airlines operate out of SFO Intl Airport.
    • SFO Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 118 cities.
    • Every week, at least 9,608 domestic flights and 1,757 international flights depart from SFO Intl Airport.
  • San Diego Intl Airport (San Diego, CA)
    • Right now, 60 airlines operate out of San Diego Intl Airport.
    • San Diego Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 60 cities.
    • Every week, at least 3,536 domestic flights and 131 international flights depart from San Diego Intl Airport.
  • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport (San Jose, CA)
    • Right now, 41 airlines operate out of Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.
    • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 46 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,068 domestic flights and 122 international flights depart from Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.
  • Sacramento Intl Airport (Sacramento, CA)
    • Right now, 40 airlines operate out of Sacramento Intl Airport.
    • Sacramento Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 34 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,884 domestic flights and 40 international flights depart from Sacramento Intl Airport.
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