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Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $59 for one-way flights and $112 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cheap flights to California (DCA)

Get started finding a cheap flight to California on Expedia by either choosing a deal on this page or entering into the search bar your travel dates, origin airport, and whether you want roundtrip or one-way airfare. You can filter for flexibility, number of stops, airline, and departure/arrival times to find the best flight for you.

We recommend using the ‘Flexible Dates’ calendar at the top of the page to see the price of plane tickets on the surrounding dates. This allows you to pick the cheapest days to fly if your trip allows flexibility and score cheap flight deals to California.

Roundtrip prices range from $112 - $138, and one-ways to California start as low as $59.

Be aware that choosing a non-stop flight can sometimes be more expensive while saving you time. And routes with connections may be available at a cheaper rate.

Airlines that fly to California (DCA)

You have several options for which airline you choose to travel with to California. There are 10 airlines flying into DCA: Delta, JetBlue Airways, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines. 

Cheap plane tickets may be available from different airlines at different times and with unique terms. It’s best to understand the details of each airline’s offer before judging its value.

For example, if you plan to check a bag or bring a carry-on, check whether the cheap airfare deal includes a baggage allowance. If not, verify whether the baggage fee is higher than the difference of other airline plane ticket deals offering free checked/carry-on baggage in exchange for a slightly higher airfare. 

Additionally, your preferred frequent flyer membership programs may influence your choice of cheap airline. Expedia allows you to enter your membership numbers during checkout to earn points from your airline and Expedia Rewards—all while getting a great deal and planning all your travel in one online platform.

Find the best deals

At Expedia, we source many flight deals from multiple providers, so you can easily find the best deals that are right for you. A great strategy for getting the best deals can be to make sure you book and travel at the optimal times. Airfare to California (DCA) varies throughout the year based on seasonal demand. You’ll see the lowest rates for roundtrips to DCA in October and in October for one-ways.

Cancellation & flexibility

To change or cancel eligible flights, go to ‘My Trips’ and navigate to your itinerary. If you booked within the last 24-hours, you might be able to cancel your flight for free. Learn more about flight changes or cancellations from our customer service portal. Some plane tickets are available with no change fees, which you can filter for during your search.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my flight to California?
For more information about updating your flight to California or cancelling it, head over to our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights to California that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight you select. When you’re searching for flights to California, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
Can I fly to California now?
Visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to learn all there is to know about current travel restrictions to California before you fly in. Everything from quarantine requirements to health authority information is constantly updated here to help you stay informed.
What is the name of California's airport?
Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) is the one and only airport near California.
How many airlines fly to California?
There are 61 airlines that fly into California from 219 airports across the globe.
Which airlines fly to California?
In general, travelers fly with JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines when heading off to California. The biggest proportion of these flights depart from New York, with JetBlue Airways servicing this route the most frequently.
How many nonstop flights are there to California?
Planning an exciting California getaway is a piece of cake when there are 7,775 nonstop flights every week to select from.
Where are the most popular flights to California departing from?
Travelers often set off from Clinton, Burlington and Belmont airports when heading to California.
How long is the flight to California Airport?
If it’s Clinton you’re departing, you’ll be in the air for around 2 hours and 59 minutes before you arrive in California. Tarmac to tarmac from Burlington takes around 3 hours and 13 minutes and from Belmont, it’s 4 hours and 23 minutes.
How to book the cheapest flight to California?
We’ve all come across those jet-setters who somehow manage to land extremely cheap fares every time they fly. Want to know how to do it for your California vacation? Don’t leave it until the last minute to lock in your flight. Another terrific way to get a bargain is to compare all options. If your destination has multiple airports, don’t forget to research the cost of flying into a less busy terminal. Finally, be prepared to secure your seat quickly if you stumble on a real bargain. It might not stick around for long. With a bit of knowledge and a little luck, the ideal fare will be yours.
How to survive the flight to California?
No matter where you’re coming from, flying can be a seamless experience if you prepare well enough. Check out these top travel tips that will help get your California vacation started on the right note.What to pack in your hand luggage:

  • Air travel can be a comfortable experience if you’ve got all the right things. First things first, you’ll need toiletry items, such as deodorant and a toothbrush, a fresh change of clothes and a magazine or two. Secondly, make room in your carry-on bag for your electronic gadgets, chargers, your medications and maybe a proper neck pillow as well. Last, but definitely not least, don’t forget to bring your passport, travel papers and your bank cards.

Do not pack the following items in your hand luggage:

  • Squeeze all your full-sized bottles of shampoo and hairspray in your checked luggage. Any liquids in your carry-on suitcase larger than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) will be confiscated by security. Sharp or pointed objects, like your beloved Swiss Army knife, and dangerous goods which are explosive or flammable, such as flares, bleaching agents and matches, are also banned.

What to wear on a flight:

  • Comfort really should be your prime concern when picking what to wear on your flight. Consider your footwear choice carefully too, as swollen feet and ankles are a common occurrence. Shoes which are flat and slightly roomy work well.
  • Caused by sustained periods of inactivity, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition that can affect passengers on long-distance flights. But the good news is there are ways to significantly reduce your risk of developing it. Drink plenty of water, get up and wander the aisles as often as you can and wear compression socks to help improve your circulation.

How to get through airport security fast when flying to California?
A little pre-planning before your flight will help make your trip to California quick and painless. We’ve rounded up some handy tips and tricks for a swift journey through security:

  • Have your boarding pass and ID at hand. They’re the first items you’ll be asked to show at security.
  • Time to strip down. Well kind of. Your belt, jacket, keys and other contents of your pockets, like your headphones, will need to go through the X-ray machine. Make your life easier by removing them before your turn arrives.
  • For just a few minutes, you’ll have to unplug from the digital world. Your phone, tablet and any other electronic devices must also be sent through the scanner.
  • Any gels or liquids, such as toothpaste or perfume, that you want to bring on board need to be in containers no greater than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters). They must also all fit inside a quart-size (one liter), clear zip-lock bag.
  • Choosing your footwear wisely can save you a few precious minutes. Boots are often required to be removed and separately scanned. Lightweight sneakers are usually not.
  • Take all prohibited items out of your carry-on bag. If you have any sharp or pointed objects, pack them in your checked suitcase. They won’t be allowed on board.

Flights to California information
Destination AirportRonald Reagan Washington National
Destination Airport IATA CodeDCA
Destination City NameWashington
Flight Price$112

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Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at $59 for one-way flights and $112 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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