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Find cheap flights from Champaign to California

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Low season

June Best time to beat the crowds with an average 4% drop in price.

High season

March Most popular time to fly with an average 8% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$525 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$358 or less

Good deal one-way

$174 or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to California

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found tickets from Champaign to California for the following prices or less: to Los Angeles $174 one-way - $410 round-trip, to San Francisco $403 one-way - $506 round-trip
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November and December. The cheapest month to fly to California is August.
  • Morning departure is around 147% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airline flying Champaign University-Willard to California

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.2
American Airlines
Overall score based on 45,141 reviews
7.5
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Good movie selection, decent food selection."
Cons: "Wifi was not free."

Pros: "Every thing."
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "I don't know how airlines get away with all the stipulations and regualations they have in the buying process there is. Otho g I like about the scam artist they are"
Cons: "The fact they they can just make it a policy and then because the employees have to have a job and enforce it blows my mind. 200 dollar transfer fee plus the difference in the ticket when it's over two weeks in advance. You people are scam artist"

Pros: "The gate agent was able to find me another option."
Cons: "The phone agent was really bad at helping."

Cons: "They charged me for my baggaged. Said it wasnt included with the ticket"

Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "No Food"

Cons: "Internet is kinda hard to get connected to sometimes."

Pros: "Food was great and the service!!"

Pros: "Biarding"
Cons: "Gogo inflight entertainment"

Pros: "I have been traveling several times with this airline and think they are good overall."
Cons: "Reclining chair sometime is not working."

Pros: "Great smile for all the air hostess all the time"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Not allowed single single baggage,"

Pros: "No issues. The whole trip went well."
Cons: "The little lady sitting next to me took my seat but it just let her have the window seat because she could not speak english"

Pros: "Normally I've been on planes where the seats aren't that great! But these seats were wonderful! :) I was out like a baby!"
Cons: "I don't really like the complimentary pretzels."

Cons: "4 hr. Layover"

Pros: "comfortable seating"

Pros: "AA has been good to me--- Gold card a big help."
Cons: "The LAX concourse could at least 2 more coffee shops in addition to Starbucks.The wait was 40 minutes at Starbucks to get a cup of coffee!!! Get on the ball LAX!! We need our caffine in the morning."

Cons: "Movies was good."

Pros: "Everything overall"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Comfort, convienience. Great service. Will fly again."

Pros: "Everything was nice and comfy"
Cons: "Nothing everything is perfect"

Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Strange kid sitting next to me"

Cons: "Delay boarding and then dropped us off at a remote runway and had to wait 45 minutes for a bus to main terminal!"

Pros: "Nothing stood out"
Cons: "Nothing stood out"

Cons: "Looks ghetto and no wifi"

Pros: "i have to pay $90 for my seat"

Cons: "I paid $40 extra to select a seat and the seat was a middle seat and very uncomfortable and a rip off."

Pros: "The movies were great and the staff was friendly"

Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Seats were comfy, LOVED the enterainment system!"
Cons: "No complaints here."

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "The people were amazing. They were the sweetest people and were so eger to learn. I have never been so neverous. We experienced a place where I need to help the ppl of the island and hopefully make the experience better. Fijians are so generous and amazing I will be back"

Pros: "Frequent food and drink service"
Cons: "Old disgusting seats Entertainment service broken and screen didn't work"

Pros: "Confortable and entairtement"
Cons: "The food"

Cons: "Delayed!!! Waited and waited"

Pros: "Coming back can't say anything coz everything's alright"
Cons: "Going to New Zealand we're delayed an 1 1/2 that's all I experienced in my first time flying with qantas. But the rest are very good. Myrna"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Constant delays and cancellenations"

Pros: "Ease of access. Hospitality."

Pros: "I liked the smooth ride, and engaging captain. We didn't hit much turbulence, even if it is uncontrollable. Takeoff and landing was smooth and put my worries about flying to rest."

Cons: "We wait to long for the connection"

Pros: "First time traveling with my service dog. It was a very pleasant experience and everything went wonderfully!"

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "The Hub"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Airplane"
Cons: "Check in in MN was bad."

Pros: "Airplanes are newer with onboard entertainment of all sorts for both adults and kids alike. Seats are comfortable Checking in was a very quick easy process"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Sitting on the Tarmac for 30 minutes is not acceptable no control of passengers to stay seated"

Pros: "loved the small snack -THANK YOU"
Cons: "USA boarding procedures and the shuttle bus procedure at LAX"

Cons: "Can not get boarding pass from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City on Alaska Airlines in PVG. The agent told me they can not access Alaska Airlines in PVG."

Pros: "Their logo"
Cons: "Crews are very recist.Food quantity was like they were feeding birds. Very overrated airlines. Not worth it to pay those extra bucks. Even AA is lot better in comparison to Qantas"

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from Champaign to California

Airlines flying from Champaign to California have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Champaign to California

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Champaign to California

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Champaign to California

Pre-flight testing

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