Cheap flights from Seattle to California

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Seattle (SEA) to California

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to LAX flight in 2021: compare Seattle to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Seattle to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Seattle to California at least 59 days early can save you up to 100% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Seattle to California for as little as C$ 312 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as C$ 455 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Seattle. Prices for May average C$ 224 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 131. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to California (SEA - USCA)?

When flying from Seattle 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 Seattle to California in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SEA to California flights for September, October
16 Oct - 19 Oct
C$ 105pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
7 Oct - 9 Oct
C$ 110pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9 Oct - 9 Oct
C$ 117pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Seattle found for this year
16 Oct - 19 Oct
C$ 105pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
7 Oct - 9 Oct
C$ 110pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
12 Nov - 16 Nov
C$ 115pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Direct flights to California from Seattle

Save time with Seattle to California direct flight deals
16 Oct - 19 Oct
C$ 105pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
16 Oct - 16 Oct
C$ 117pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
30 Oct - 30 Oct
C$ 117pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Seattle, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 5 Oct
C$ 132pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
2 Oct - 3 Oct
C$ 148pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Direct
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Delta
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
3 Oct - 9 Oct
C$ 163pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Alaska Airlines
Direct
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to California from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to California
2:55 a.m. - 5:39 a.m.
American Airlines
Direct
2h 44m
SEA - LAX
American Airlines
8:59 p.m. - 5:34 a.m.
Frontier
1 stop
8h 35m
SEA - SFO
Frontier
C$ 82
Kiwi.com
2:44 a.m. - 5:14 a.m.
Alaska Airlines
Direct
2h 30m
SEA - ONT
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Seattle to California?

Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Seattle to California. It is only a 18.4 km journey to Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) from Seattle’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Spirit 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 Seattle to California for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to California for under C$ 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just C$ 105, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 120.

Are there direct flights from Seattle to California for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Seattle to California under C$ 200. A good price for a direct flight from Seattle to California is less than C$ 124.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to California for under C$ 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 200.

What days are direct flights available from Seattle to California?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Seattle to California flight route?

The Seattle/Tacoma Intl to California flight path was viewed by 552 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travellers can expect 11 flights from Seattle to California on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 82% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 9% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 9% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Seattle to California?

Alaska Airlines and Spirit Airlines can get you from Seattle to California in just under 2h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 04m. The distance from Seattle to California is about 1545 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 43 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from C$ 53 and American Airlines from C$ 61 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Seattle to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Seattle, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Fiji Airways (100%), Air France (99%), KLM( 95%).

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

Before booking your flight from Seattle to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to California?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 412 for a flight from Seattle to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 88 while the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at C$ 143.

What are the most popular routes from Seattle to California?

The most popular route from Seattle to California is Seattle/Tacoma Intl - San Francisco. You may also consider Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Los Angeles or Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Ontario.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Destination points for flights from Seattle to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to California.
Flight duration from SEA to California
2h 35m

Airports servicing Seattle

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Seattle 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
Alaska Airlines
C$ 74 C$ 221 No cancel fee 75%
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Spirit Airlines
C$ 75 C$ 227 No cancel fee 65%
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Delta
C$ 80 C$ 212 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 100 C$ 260 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
C$ 117 C$ 396 No cancel fee 71%
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JetBlue
C$ 172 C$ 275 No cancel fee 62%
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