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$ 500 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 554 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$ 327.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to California in May, June 2021

The best prices found for YVR to California flights for May, June
30 Jun - 7 Jul
C$ 302pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
30 Jun - 7 Jul
C$ 327pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
30 Jun - 7 Jul
C$ 335pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Vancouver found for this year
30 Jun - 7 Jul
C$ 302pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
21 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 318pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
21 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 319pp
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
30 Jun - 7 Jul
C$ 302pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
21 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 319pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
17 Sep - 5 Oct
C$ 339pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Alaska Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
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
11 May - 16 May
C$ 414pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
15 May - 30 May
C$ 422pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
13 May - 20 May
C$ 429pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to California from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to California
2:50 a.m. - 6:04 a.m.
Major Airline
Direct
3h 14m
YVR - LAX
Major Airline
C$ 191
StudentUniverse
10:50 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
5h 40m
YVR - LAX
Multiple Airlines
C$ 208
Gate1.ca
10:50 a.m. - 1:14 p.m.
United Airlines
Direct
2h 24m
YVR - SFO
United Airlines
C$ 214
United

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$ 368 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to California for under C$ 368. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 308, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 341.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Vancouver to California are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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$ 368 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to California under C$ 368. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to California is less than C$ 367.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to California for under C$ 491?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 491.

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 - Palm Springs or Vancouver Intl - San Francisco as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to California?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 590 for a flight from Vancouver to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 132 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 339.

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: United Airlines (65%), Air New Zealand (60%), Air Canada( 34%).

How long is the flight from Vancouver to California?

Departing from Vancouver to California will take you 2h 24m. 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$ 309. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Alaska Airlines, from C$ 337, and American Airlines, from C$ 341.

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$ 181. Users have also found prices from C$ 191 and C$ 195 on Air Canada and Major Airline, 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
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Flight duration
3h 00m

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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