Looking to fly to/from or within California? Southwest has dropped all of its inter-California flights to $39 each way ($78 roundtrip) for travel this winter/spring. Nonstop flights between California and other states are available for $78 - $198 roundtrip.
Travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through May 22, with a 21-day advance purchase required. Take a one-night change of scenery or spend an entire week in another locale. If you just want to get away for a few days, combine these low $39 one-way fares with another low fare on other days of the week.
Tickets must be booked by 11:59 pm PT, February 6, 2019.
Please note, these fares are only available on Southwest.com. Other carriers regularly match these sale fares, so be sure to compare to find the best deal.
A sample of nonstop fares include:
Los Angeles to San Francisco $78 roundtrip
San Francisco to San Diego $78 roundtrip
Long Beach to Las Vegas $78 roundtrip
San Jose to Las Vegas $78 roundtrip
Los Angeles to Sacramento $78 roundtrip
Oakland to Los Angeles $78 roundtrip
San Diego to Oakland $78 roundtrip
Sacramento to San Diego $78 roundtrip
Orange County to Oakland $78 roundtrip
Burbank to San Francisco $78 roundtrip
Long Beach to Oakland $78 roundtrip
San Jose to Orange County $78 roundtrip
Sacramento to Ontario $78 roundtrip
Sacramento to Long Beach $78 roundtrip
Oakland to Burbank $78 roundtrip
Tucson to Los Angeles $118 roundtrip
Ontario to Las Vegas $118 roundtrip
Oakland to Portland $118 roundtrip
Los Angeles to Salt Lake City $118 roundtrip
Seattle to Oakland $118 roundtrip
Sacramento to Boise $118 roundtrip
Portland to Burbank $118 roundtrip
Oakland to Reno $118 roundtrip
Phoenix to San Diego $158 roundtrip
Tucson to San Jose $158 roundtrip
Los Angeles to El Paso $158 roundtrip
San Francisco to Austin $198 roundtrip
Indianapolis to Oakland $198 roundtrip
Houston to Burbank $198 roundtrip
Dallas to San Francisco $198 roundtrip
All fares work in the reverse direction as well.
As an example booking, I found seats on an early morning flight departing San Jose SJC on Tuesday, March 19, returning from Orange County SNA on an evening flight, Wednesday, March 20. That's two full days in SoCal for only $78 roundtrip, which sure beats the 6-9 hour drive each way depending on traffic.