Cheap flights from Montreal to California

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Montreal (YMQ) to California

All the information you need to plan the best YMQ to LAX flight in 2022: compare Montreal to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Montreal to California?

Flights from Montreal to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Montreal to California in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 491.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Montreal to California (YMQ - CA)?

When flying from Montreal to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Montreal to California?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 36% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Montreal to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 720, or C$ 818 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Montreal to California in June, July 2022

The best prices found for YMQ to California flights for June, July
22 Jul - 25 Jul
C$ 590pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
22 Jul - 1 Aug
C$ 598pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
20 Jul - 25 Jul
C$ 600pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Montreal to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Montreal found for this year
1 Nov - 30 Nov
C$ 372pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1 Nov - 30 Nov
C$ 392pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
2 Nov - 5 Nov
C$ 459pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Direct flights to California from Montreal

Save time with Montreal to California direct flight deals
24 Oct - 28 Oct
C$ 512pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Transat
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Transat
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
12 Oct - 24 Oct
C$ 525pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Transat
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Transat
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
24 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 535pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Transat
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Transat
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Last minute flights from Montreal to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Montreal, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 10 Jul
C$ 689pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
4 Jul - 26 Jul
C$ 719pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
7 Jul - 10 Jul
C$ 723pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

One-way flights to California from Montreal

The cheapest one-way flights from Montreal to California
4:10 p.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Flair Airlines
1 stop
21h 35m
YUL - SFO
Flair Airlines
C$ 289
Kiwi.com
3:30 a.m. - 9:59 a.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
9h 29m
YUL - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 298
Air Canada
3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Air Transat
Direct
6h 30m
YUL - LAX
Air Transat
C$ 301
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Flight FAQs

From Montreal to California

Which airlines flying from Montreal to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air Canada, Air Transat, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 372, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 516.

Are there direct flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Montreal to California under C$ 600. A good price for a direct flight from Montreal to California is less than C$ 553.

Are there last-minute flights available from Montreal to California for under C$ 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Montreal to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 700.

What days are direct flights available from Montreal to California?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Montreal to California on average per day?

1 flight departure from Montreal to California per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Montreal to California?

Airlines like Flair Airlines, Air Transat, and Air Canada fly from Montreal to California in about 6h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 8h 15m. Airlines will cover a distance of 3994 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Montreal to California one-way?

C$ 197 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Flair Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Transat and Air Canada, with prices starting from C$ 282 and C$ 298, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Montreal to California?

Interjet, Major Airline and Endeavor Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Montreal to California.

What are the most reliable airlines from Montreal to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Montreal to California consider choosing United Airlines (59%), Air New Zealand (59%) or Air Canada (55%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular routes from Montreal to California?

The most popular flight routes from Montreal to California are Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Los Angeles, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - San Francisco and Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - San Diego.

What are the cheapest flights from Montreal to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for C$ 202. While the most popular route (Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for C$ 512 on average our data indicates C$ 872 when flying from Montreal to California.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Montreal?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Montreal to California

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montreal are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering California.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Montreal from California?

Returning to Montreal from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Montreal.

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

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Montreal to California.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.78
Flight duration from Montreal to California
5h 54m

Airports servicing Montreal

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL)
Montreal St Hubert (YHU)

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Bishop (BIH)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)

Top 10 airlines flying from Montreal to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Montreal to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
C$ 15 C$ 36 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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WestJet
C$ 226 C$ 534 No cancel fee 60%
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American Airlines
C$ 276 C$ 608 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
C$ 306 C$ 624 No cancel fee 69%
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Delta
C$ 329 C$ 668 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Transat
C$ 334 C$ 448 No cancel fee 50%
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Air Canada
C$ 474 C$ 776 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
C$ 479 C$ 685 No cancel fee 78%
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Endeavor Airlines
C$ 503 C$ 854 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Brussels Airlines
C$ 551 C$ 794 No cancel fee N/A
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