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Flight information for New York to Los Angeles
(NYC to LAX)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Los Angeles

Best price found

$142

Fastest flight time

5h 48m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Los Angeles

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from New York in the past 72 hours is $142. The best return flight deal from New York to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $708.
The fastest flight from New York to Los Angeles takes 5h 48m
Direct flights go from New York to Los Angeles on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
There is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Los Angeles

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What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from New York is January. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Los Angeles?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Tuesday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

in the morning

New York to Los Angeles flights are approximately 39% more expensive at midday than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from New York?

United Airlines

United Airlines is the most popular carrier operating from New York to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest New York to Los Angeles flight route?

Newark - Los Angeles

Fly from Newark to Los Angeles for the best New York - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Los Angeles flights?

58 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Los Angeles is approximately 58 days to departure

When travelling from New York to Los Angeles, the most popular airport to fly into is Los Angeles Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Los Angeles Airport from New York are departing from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. You may be looking for an airport near New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to depart from when travelling to Los Angeles and luckily, there are options! You can try Newark Airport which is located in Newark or New York LaGuardia Airport which is located in New York. In June, $566 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from New York to Los Angeles which you can find when you fly EWR — LAX.

New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$695
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Newark Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$566
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New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$731
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Easily compare return flights from New York to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Alaska Airlines
15 Nov.
EWR15:29Newark
6h 22m
LAX21:51Los Angeles
7 Dec.
LAX05:30Los Angeles
5h 30m
EWR11:00Newark
JetBlue
8 Nov.
JFK15:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 24m
LAX22:09Los Angeles
15 Nov.
LAX16:50Los Angeles
5h 12m
JFK22:02New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
17 Sep.
EWR07:59Newark
9h 02m
1 stop
LAX17:01Los Angeles
5 Nov.
LAX12:20Los Angeles
5h 18m
EWR17:38Newark
Spirit Airlines
13 Sep.
EWR06:21Newark
8h 45m
1 stop
LAX15:06Los Angeles
22 Sep.
LAX16:20Los Angeles
14h 34m
1 stop
EWR06:54Newark
Delta
5 Nov.
LGA04:00New York LaGuardia
8h 15m
1 stop
LAX12:15Los Angeles
9 Nov.
LAX00:40Los Angeles
7h 27m
1 stop
LGA08:07New York LaGuardia
Alaska Airlines
1 Dec.
EWR03:15Newark
6h 20m
LAX09:35Los Angeles
6 Dec.
LAX17:43Los Angeles
5h 17m
EWR23:00Newark

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, Delta and JetBlue
Alaska Airlines
7 Dec.
EWR03:15Newark
6h 20m
LAX09:35Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
20 Sep.
EWR06:21Newark
8h 45m
1 stop
LAX15:06Los Angeles
Delta
6 Dec.
JFK08:55New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 07m
LAX15:02Los Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from New York

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to Los Angeles
United Airlines
30 Jun.
EWR12:50Newark
5h 45m
LAX18:35Los Angeles
7 Jul.
LAX16:05Los Angeles
9h 10m
1 stop
EWR01:15Newark
Spirit Airlines
2 Jul.
EWR16:55Newark
15h 15m
1 stop
LAX08:10Los Angeles
29 Aug.
LAX14:50Los Angeles
15h 23m
1 stop
EWR06:13Newark
Alaska Airlines
28 Jun.
EWR04:25Newark
8h 42m
1 stop
LAX13:07Los Angeles
11 Jul.
LAX18:43Los Angeles
5h 27m
EWR00:10Newark
JetBlue
2 Jul.
JFK18:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 14m
LAX00:59Los Angeles
12 Jul.
LAX12:25Los Angeles
5h 30m
JFK17:55New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
29 Jun.
LGA12:40New York LaGuardia
8h 15m
1 stop
LAX20:55Los Angeles
6 Jul.
LAX01:35Los Angeles
7h 25m
1 stop
LGA09:00New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
3 Jul.
LGA05:00New York LaGuardia
10h 23m
1 stop
LAX15:23Los Angeles
7 Jul.
LAX07:00Los Angeles
7h 52m
1 stop
LGA14:52New York LaGuardia

Best airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
United AirlinesPriceFrom $403Free cancellationRating
7.2
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  • United Airlines Flights From New York to Los Angeles

    United Airlines is one of the most popular airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles, operating 54 flights/week on average for this route. A good United Airlines flight deal for New York to Los Angeles starts from $279 return, up to an average price of $408. Our users have rated United Airlines at 7.2/10.


Delta flights from New York to Los Angeles

Our best Delta deals on New York to Los Angeles flight tickets
Delta
5 Nov.
LGA04:00New York LaGuardia
8h 15m
1 stop
LAX12:15Los Angeles
9 Nov.
LAX00:40Los Angeles
7h 27m
1 stop
LGA08:07New York LaGuardia
Delta
2 Dec.
LGA15:00New York LaGuardia
7h 43m
1 stop
LAX22:43Los Angeles
6 Dec.
LAX08:15Los Angeles
7h 32m
1 stop
LGA15:47New York LaGuardia
Delta
2 Dec.
LGA15:00New York LaGuardia
7h 43m
1 stop
LAX22:43Los Angeles
5 Dec.
LAX16:46Los Angeles
7h 23m
1 stop
LGA00:09New York LaGuardia

Alaska Airlines flights from New York to Los Angeles

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on New York to Los Angeles flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
15 Nov.
EWR15:29Newark
6h 22m
LAX21:51Los Angeles
7 Dec.
LAX05:30Los Angeles
5h 30m
EWR11:00Newark
Alaska Airlines
1 Dec.
EWR03:15Newark
6h 20m
LAX09:35Los Angeles
6 Dec.
LAX17:43Los Angeles
5h 17m
EWR23:00Newark
Alaska Airlines
18 Oct.
EWR16:29Newark
6h 22m
LAX22:51Los Angeles
21 Oct.
LAX18:30Los Angeles
5h 17m
EWR23:47Newark

  • Are airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines and JetBlue. You can search for the full list of airlines such as United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is New York to Los Angeles by plane?

    The straight-line distance from New York to Los Angeles is 3940.2 km. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 5h 47m.



Alternative routes for New York to Los Angeles

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New York to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time6h 33m
Cheapest price$420

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