Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK) to California

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to LAX flight in 2021: compare John F. Kennedy Intl to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $75, or $95 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from John F. Kennedy Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $86 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $43. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California in May, June 2021

The best prices found for JFK to California flights for May, June
18 May - 22 May
$157pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 18 May
$197pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 May - 25 May
$202pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from John F. Kennedy Intl found for this year
18 May - 22 May
$157pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 18 May
$197pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 May - 25 May
$202pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to California from John F. Kennedy Intl

Save time with John F. Kennedy Intl to California direct flight deals
28 Oct - 8 Nov
$229pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 May - 24 May
$237pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$240pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from John F. Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
18 May - 22 May
$157pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 18 May
$197pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 May - 25 May
$202pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to California from John F. Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California
3:00 am - 4:30 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
16h 30m
JFK - LAX
Major Airline
$117
StudentUniverse
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 30m
JFK - SNA
American Airlines
3:15 am - 12:41 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
12h 26m
JFK - SNA
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From John F. Kennedy Intl to California

Are flight prices decreasing from John F. Kennedy Intl to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both John F. Kennedy Intl and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

JetBlue, Delta, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $213.

Are there nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to California is less than $248.

Are there last-minute flights available from John F. Kennedy Intl to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to California.

What are the most popular routes from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

The most popular route from John F. Kennedy Intl to California is New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles. You may also consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco or New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Diego.

What are the cheapest Flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $119. While the most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for $245 on average our data indicates $793 when flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to California

What are the most reliable airlines from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to California on time: Fiji Airways(100%), United Airlines(100%), Brussels Airlines(100%.)

How long is the flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to California?

Delta, American Airlines, and JetBlue can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to California in just under 5h 54m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to California round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to California round-trip from $157. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $205, and Alaska Airlines, from $240.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $79. American Airlines flights start at $103 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $109 one-way.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from John F. Kennedy Intl to California.
Flight duration
5h 57m

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 8 airlines flying from John F. Kennedy Intl to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F. Kennedy Intl 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
Spirit Airlines
$73 $269 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$117 $313 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$189 $315 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $341 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $357 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$118 $360 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$118 $366 No cancel fee 62%
Endeavor Airlines
$406 $651 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Endeavor Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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