Cheap flights from Montreal to California

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 8% 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 32 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$ 588, or C$ 622 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 May, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 424.

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.

Cheap flights from Montreal to California in November, December 2021

The best prices found for YMQ to California flights for November, December
16 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

27h 53m
C$ 442

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

16 Dec. - 11 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

35h 41m
C$ 449

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27/21

16 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

24h 07m
C$ 450

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

Montreal to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Montreal found for this year
16 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

27h 53m
C$ 442

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

16 Dec. - 11 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

35h 41m
C$ 449

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27/21

16 Dec. - 12 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

24h 07m
C$ 450

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

Direct flights to California from Montreal

Save time with Montreal to California direct flight deals
29 Apr. - 3 May
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

6h 11m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Nonstop

5h 20m
C$ 432

Air Canada

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Deal found 11/27/21

25 Jan. - 27 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Nonstop

5h 17m
C$ 447

Air Canada

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Deal found 11/26/21

4 Feb. - 13 Feb.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Nonstop

5h 17m
C$ 450

Brussels Airlines

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Deal found 11/28/21

Last minute flights from Montreal to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Montreal, departing today and this week
8 Dec. - 14 Dec.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

27h 55m
C$ 473

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/28/21

8 Dec. - 14 Dec.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

1 stop

14h 45m
C$ 482

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/28/21

4 Dec. - 11 Dec.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

19h 06m
LAX

Los Angeles

YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

2 stops

35h 21m
C$ 492

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27/21

One-way flights to California from Montreal

The cheapest one-way flights from Montreal to California
7 Mar.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

PSP

Palm Springs

1 stop

29h 35m
C$ 192

Flair Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

19 Feb.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

38h 17m
C$ 204

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/26/21

30 Jan.
YUL

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

21h 50m
C$ 213

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Montreal to California flights.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just C$ 362, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 401.

Are there direct flights from Montreal to California for under C$ 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Montreal to California under C$ 500. A good price for a direct flight from Montreal to California is less than C$ 474.

Are there last-minute flights available from Montreal to California for under C$ 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Montreal to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 500.

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 most popular airlines that fly from Montreal to California?

Interjet, Major Airline and American 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 Air New Zealand (85%), United Airlines (73%) or Air Canada (68%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Montreal to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for C$ 187. While the most popular route (Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for C$ 373 on average our data indicates C$ 773 when flying from Montreal to California.

Can I fly to California from Montreal right now?

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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

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

Can I 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) test taken 72 hours before departing to Montreal.

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

Destination points for flights from Montreal to California

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 198
AverageC$ 673
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 216
AverageC$ 542
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestC$ 217
AverageC$ 550
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 224
AverageC$ 515
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
CheapestC$ 332
AverageC$ 669
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Transat
CheapestC$ 332
AverageC$ 457
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time50%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Montreal to California

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