Cheap flights from Vancouver to California

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to California

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Vancouver to California from C$ 508 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 562 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Vancouver to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Vancouver to California in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 332.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to California in August, September 2021

The best prices found for YVR to California flights for August, September
14 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 318pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
WestJet
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
WestJet
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
14 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 324pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
WestJet
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
14 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 329pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
WestJet
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Vancouver found for this year
7 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 193pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 196pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Nov - 20 Nov
C$ 267pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to California from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to California direct flight deals
7 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 193pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 196pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Nov - 20 Nov
C$ 267pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Vancouver, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 23 Aug
C$ 468pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Aug - 23 Aug
C$ 474pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Aug - 9 Sep
C$ 475pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to California from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to California
3:00 a.m. - 1:58 p.m.
Air New Zealand
1 stop
10h 58m
YVR - LAX
Air New Zealand
C$ 211
Gate1.ca
9:00 a.m. - 6:44 a.m.
American Airlines
1 stop
21h 44m
YVR - SNA
American Airlines
C$ 221
3:00 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.
Air Canada
Direct
2h 25m
YVR - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 224
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to California

Can I find flights from Vancouver to California for under C$ 249 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to California for under C$ 249. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 193, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 307.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air Canada, WestJet, and United Airlines flying from Vancouver to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to California for under C$ 249 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to California under C$ 249. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to California is less than C$ 328.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to California for under C$ 499?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 499.

What days are direct flights available from Vancouver to California?

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

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

When booking a flight from Vancouver to California, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Vancouver to California?

When deciding which route to take from Vancouver to California consider Vancouver Intl - Los Angeles, Vancouver Intl - San Francisco or Vancouver Intl - Palm Springs as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to California?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 599 for a flight from Vancouver to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 134 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 352.

What are the most reliable airlines from Vancouver to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Vancouver, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Singapore Airlines (81%), Air Canada (72%), United Airlines( 72%).

How long is the flight from Vancouver to California?

Departing from Vancouver to California will take you 2h 01m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Vancouver to California round-trip from C$ 193. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Canada, from C$ 267, and WestJet, from C$ 318.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air Canada. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 165. Users have also found prices from C$ 182 and C$ 193 on Air Canada and WestJet, respectively.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to California.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.81
Flight duration
2h 43m

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from Vancouver to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver 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
Allegiant Air
C$ 73 C$ 147 No cancel fee 88%
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Delta
C$ 101 C$ 300 No cancel fee N/A
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Alaska Airlines
C$ 119 C$ 313 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
C$ 110 C$ 344 No cancel fee 69%
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WestJet
C$ 114 C$ 346 No cancel fee 60%
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Air Canada
C$ 98 C$ 349 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
C$ 123 C$ 361 No cancel fee 71%
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Air New Zealand
C$ 222 C$ 394 No cancel fee 78%
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