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 2021: compare Montreal to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Montreal to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Montreal to California, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 511 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 567.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Montreal to California?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to California from Montreal average C$ 471. You can even find prices in May for less than C$ 471, as users have found deals to California from as low as C$ 334. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from Montreal. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

Cheap flights from Montreal to California in April, May 2021

The best prices found for YMQ to California flights for April, May
13 May - 20 May
C$ 381pp
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
12 May - 21 May
C$ 382pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
18 May - 24 May
C$ 405pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Montreal to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Montreal found for this year
13 May - 20 May
C$ 381pp
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
11 Aug - 24 Aug
C$ 382pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
13 Aug - 24 Aug
C$ 383pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Direct flights to California from Montreal

Save time with Montreal to California direct flight deals
8 Sep - 29 Sep
C$ 466pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
17 Aug - 27 Aug
C$ 471pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
20 Sep - 25 Sep
C$ 477pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
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
23 Apr - 29 Apr
C$ 510pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
21 Apr - 8 May
C$ 516pp
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
23 Apr - 29 Apr
C$ 518pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

One-way flights to California from Montreal

The cheapest one-way flights from Montreal to California
8:45 a.m. - 5:10 a.m.
WestJet
2 stops
23h 25m
YUL - SJC
WestJet
C$ 233
WestJet
8:50 a.m. - 7:27 p.m.
Delta
2 stops
13h 37m
YUL - PSP
Delta
C$ 264
Delta
3:30 a.m. - 5:24 p.m.
American Airlines
2 stops
16h 54m
YUL - PSP
American Airlines
C$ 271

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Montreal to California

Can I find flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 503 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 503. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just C$ 381, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 412.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Montreal to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Montreal to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Air Canada, American Airlines, 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.

Are there direct flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 503 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 13 direct flights from Montreal to California under C$ 503. A good price for a direct flight from Montreal to California is less than C$ 510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Montreal to California for under C$ 628?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Montreal to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 628.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Montreal to California are Interjet, Major Airline and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Montreal to California?

Most travellers choose Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Los Angeles, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - San Francisco or Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - San Diego when deciding on the best route from Montreal to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Montreal to California?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,650 for a flight from Montreal to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 258 while the most popular route, (Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 431.

How long is the flight from Montreal to California?

United Airlines, Air Canada, and American Airlines can get you from Montreal to California in just under 5h 59m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 28m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Montreal to California round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Montreal to California round-trip from C$ 381. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from C$ 384, and Air Canada, from C$ 408.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Canada, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as C$ 217. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and WestJet, as they are both options that can get you from Montreal to California for a low price.

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 = $0.80
Flight duration
5h 39m

Airports servicing Montreal

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

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
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Fresno (FAT)

Top 6 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
Air Transat
C$ 260 C$ 357 No cancel fee 50%
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WestJet
C$ 175 C$ 403 No cancel fee 60%
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American Airlines
C$ 169 C$ 424 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 170 C$ 430 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 260 C$ 524 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
C$ 155 C$ 526 No cancel fee 67%
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