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Flights to California

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Uncover vibrant cities and sunny beaches with our flights to California. Searching for sun, surf and sand? Find the lowest United fare on plane tickets to California on united.com. Explore the endless things to do in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

Travel to the "City of Angels," Los Angeles. Home to Hollywood Boulevard, Venice Beach, the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, L.A. is California’s largest city. Visit San Diego, to enjoy the beautiful and rare combination of forest, desert, mountains, ocean, and urban life. Hike in the Cleveland National Forest and Laguna Mountains, swim in the Pacific Ocean, and dine in downtown San Diego all in one day. Fly to California’s San Francisco Bay Area to ride in a cable car, drive on the Golden Gate Bridge, dine in Chinatown, and check out Fisherman’s Wharf.

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California airports and destinations

From Sacramento to San Diego, United and United partner airlines offer flights to more than 20 cities in California. Take advantage of our expansive California network with flights to: Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose and more.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Los Angeles’ LAX airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, and one of United’s two hubs in California. Check your flight status online or at the airport for the most up to date terminal and gate location information.

United Club locations at Los Angeles LAX

The United Club in Los Angeles is located in Terminal 7 between gates 73 and 75. View the full list of United Club locations, amenities, eligibility requirements and hours.

MileagePlus travel from Los Angeles

Check out MileagePlus featured Saver Awards to select destinations from Los Angeles (LAX).

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is United’s other California hub. Domestic flights to and from San Francisco depart from Terminal 3. International flights are located in the International Terminal.

United Club locations at San Francisco (SFO)

There are three United Club locations in San Francisco. One is located in the International Terminal near gate G94. The other two are located in Terminal 3. View the full list of United Club locations, amenities, eligibility requirements and hours.

MileagePlus travel from San Francisco

Check out MileagePlus featured Saver Awards to select destinations from San Francisco (SFO).

Popular flight routes within California

Popular U.S. flight routes to California

Popular International flight routes to California

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Plane tickets to California

Los Angeles, CA (LAX)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$137
San Francisco, CA (SFO)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$137
San Francisco, CA (SFO)Orange County, CA (SNA)$141
Portland, OR (PDX)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$163
Denver, CO (DEN)Orange County, CA (SNA)$183
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$237
San Antonio, TX (SAT)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$267
Austin, TX (AUS)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$297
Boston, MA (BOS)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$333
New York, NY (JFK)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$333
New York, NY (JFK)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$333
Baltimore, MD (BWI)San Diego, CA (SAN)$338
Washington, DC (IAD - Dulles)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$345
Kansas City, MO (MCI)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$345
New Orleans, LA (MSY)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$345
Boston, MA (BOS)San Diego, CA (SAN)$357
Orlando, FL (MCO)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$365
San Antonio, TX (SAT)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$367
Baltimore, MD (BWI)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)$370
Boston, MA (BOS)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$377
New Orleans, LA (MSY)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$379
Orlando, FL (MCO)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$381
Cleveland, OH (CLE)San Diego, CA (SAN)$390
Cleveland, OH (CLE)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$400
Washington, DC (IAD - Dulles)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$417
Philadelphia, PA (PHL)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$427
Washington, DC (IAD - Dulles)San Diego, CA (SAN)$433
Baltimore, MD (BWI)San Francisco, CA (SFO)$439
Taxes and fees

Fares are subject to availability and may change without notice. Fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Fares listed are per person and include government taxes and fees. Some restrictions may apply. Fares do not include applicable charges for baggage or optional services.

A $50 fee will be charged for paper tickets issued by United. Service charges for ticketing with a United representative in the 50 United States and Canada are $25 by phone, $30 at a City Ticket Office and $35 in person at the airport. Ticketing charges may vary outside of the U. S. and Canada and based on MileagePlus status level. Ticketing service charges are nonrefundable. To avoid ticketing service charges, book and purchase your tickets on united.com.