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Find cheap flights to California

Find cheap flights to California

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Latest California Flight Deals

San Francisco
Direct from $780
2+ stops from $770
Los Angeles
Direct from $936
1 stop from $863
San Jose
1 stop from $786

Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds (4% less expensive on average)

High season

April Most popular time to fly (6% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$912 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$98 or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to California

  • Looking for cheap airfare to California? 25% of our users found return tickets to California for the following prices or less: From Auckland Intl $738, from Wellington $1,058, from Queenstown Intl $1,193
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to California is February.
  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest California flight deals.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines flying to California

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.5
Air New Zealand
Overall score based on 2,828 reviews
8.6
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.2
Food
Airline reviews
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Book cheap flights to California (Return)

Airports
Origin
Auckland
$1,058
only
$1,058
Wellington
$1,285
only
$1,285
Destination
San Francisco
$1,151
only
$1,151
Los Angeles
$1,058
only
$1,058
Ontario
$2,470
only
$2,470
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 10m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
17h 00m
$1,058
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, 25 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
38h 55m
Wed, 21 Oct
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
29h 15m
$1,101
Trip: 27 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, 28 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
18h 35m
Mon, 28 Sep
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
17h 45m
$1,148
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, 25 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
25h 05m
Wed, 21 Oct
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
40h 45m
$1,232
Trip: 27 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 10m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
17h 10m
$1,274
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, 4 Aug
WLG
Wellington
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
18h 35m
Wed, 26 Aug
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
WLG
Wellington
30h 25m
$1,285
Trip: 23 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 55m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
21h 55m
$1,344
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
23h 10m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
12h 55m
$1,401
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, 15 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
28h 05m
Fri, 21 Aug
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
40h 00m
$1,567
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, 1 Oct
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
12h 10m
Thu, 22 Oct
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
13h 10m
$1,582
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, 15 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
31h 14m
Sat, 22 Aug
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
31h 06m
$1,628
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 10m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
23h 40m
$1,086
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, 14 Dec
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
18h 30m
Fri, 8 Jan
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
28h 10m
$1,150
Trip: 26 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, 20 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
39h 20m
Wed, 25 Nov
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
28h 50m
$1,181
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 2 Aug
WLG
Wellington
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
44h 20m
Sun, 16 Aug
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
WLG
Wellington
52h 25m
$2,451
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
ONT
Ontario Airport
40h 50m
Sun, 22 Nov
ONT
Ontario Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
47h 25m
$2,470
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, 25 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
18h 20m
Wed, 21 Oct
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
31h 35m
$1,241
Trip: 27 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, 1 Nov
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 10m
Sun, 22 Nov
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
17h 00m
$1,142
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, 1 Oct
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 40m
Thu, 22 Oct
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
19h 10m
$1,151
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, 15 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 35m
Sat, 22 Aug
SFO
San Francisco Airport
AKL
Auckland Airport
21h 10m
$1,288
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews

Book cheap flights to California (One-way)

Airports
Origin
Queenstown
$842
only
$842
Auckland
$594
only
$594
Destination
San Francisco
$598
only
$598
Los Angeles
$594
only
$594
Sun, 16 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
24h 35m
Based on null reviews
Tue, 11 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 15m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 35m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
39h 20m
Based on null reviews
Sun, 9 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 07m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
31h 12m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 6 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
12h 10m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 40m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 10m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
33h 55m
Based on null reviews
Mon, 14 Sep
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
33h 45m
Based on null reviews
Sun, 9 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
17h 25m
Based on null reviews
Sun, 6 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
13h 15m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 6 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 05m
Based on null reviews
Sun, 16 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
18h 10m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
38h 55m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
19h 35m
Based on null reviews
Thu, 3 Sep
AKL
Auckland Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
22h 44m
Based on null reviews
Fri, 28 Aug
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
35h 30m
Based on null reviews
Fri, 31 Jul
AKL
Auckland Airport
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
12h 10m
Based on null reviews
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