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 2022: 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 33 days in advance, which can save you up to 72% on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 33 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $375. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $533.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

Flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $107.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California (JFK - CA)?

When flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for JFK to California flights for May, June
22 Jun - 30 Jun
$274pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$275pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jun - 21 Jun
$276pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York John F Kennedy Intl to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
11 Oct - 18 Oct
$214pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Aug - 10 Sep
$218pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$218pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
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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
11 Oct - 18 Oct
$214pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Oct - 15 Oct
$215pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Aug - 10 Sep
$218pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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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
24 May - 20 Sep
$374pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 May - 20 Sep
$375pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 May - 21 Sep
$376pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to California from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to California
2:30 pm - 5:43 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 13m
JFK - LAX
JetBlue
2:25 am - 7:19 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 54m
JFK - SNA
Delta
$119
Delta
2:30 am - 11:13 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 43m
JFK - LAX
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to California

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

JetBlue, Delta, and American 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $214, but on average you can expect to pay $229.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California is less than $227.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California on average per day?

50 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 22% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 36% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 30% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

Airlines like Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California in about 6h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and California is about 2483 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $51. However, be on the lookout for offers from JetBlue and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $147. While the most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for $222 on average our data indicates $1,087 when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California consider choosing China Eastern (89%), Aerolineas Argentinas (89%) or Korean Air (88%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Before booking your flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to California?

The most popular route from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport 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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to John F Kennedy Intl from California?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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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 from New York John F Kennedy Intl to California
6h 01m

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from New York 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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $18 No cancel fee 66%

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

Alaska Airlines
$91 $327 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$98 $257 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$103 $290 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$106 $369 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $331 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$131 $388 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$208 $349 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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