Cheap flights from New Jersey (NJ) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Jersey to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare New Jersey 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 Jersey to California?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Jersey to California from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Jersey to California?

Flights from New Jersey to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Jersey to California in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $43.

Cheap flights from New Jersey to California in June, July 2021

The best prices found for New Jersey to California flights for June, July
4 Jul - 18 Sep
$168pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
4 Jul - 18 Sep
$173pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
4 Jul - 18 Sep
$176pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New Jersey to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New Jersey found for this year
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$108pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$113pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$123pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to California from New Jersey

Save time with New Jersey to California direct flight deals
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$133pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$145pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Sep - 18 Sep
$206pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New Jersey to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New Jersey, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$221pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
19 Jun - 17 Jul
$223pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Jun - 1 Sep
$232pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to California from New Jersey

The cheapest one-way flights from New Jersey to California
3:20 am - 6:10 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 50m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$67
CheapOair
3:20 am - 6:10 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 50m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$75
CheapOair
3:20 am - 6:30 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 10m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$97
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New Jersey to California

Are flight prices decreasing from New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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 Jersey 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 Jersey 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 Jersey to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, 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 New Jersey to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Jersey to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $160.

Are there nonstop flights from New Jersey to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Jersey to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Jersey to California is less than $221.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Jersey to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Jersey to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from New Jersey to California?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Jersey to California?

The most popular airlines flying from New Jersey to California are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New Jersey to California?

When deciding which route to take from New Jersey to California consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles, Newark - Los Angeles or Newark - San Francisco as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from New Jersey to California?

On average you can expect to pay $812 for a flight from New Jersey to California. The cheapest flight overall is $100 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $252.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Jersey to California?

Before booking your flight to California from New Jersey, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: EL AL (100%), Alaska Airlines (97%), Singapore Airlines( 97%).

How long is the flight from New Jersey to California?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta can get you from New Jersey to California in just under 5h 50m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New Jersey to California round-trip?

Currently priced at $108, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New Jersey to California and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Jersey to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $67. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Frontier is another option, for $100.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Jersey to California.
Flight duration
5h 44m

Airports servicing

Caldwell Wright (CDW)
Morristown (MMU)
Teterboro (TEB)
Trenton (TTN)
Atlantic City (ACY)

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from New Jersey to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Jersey 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
Sun Country Air
$118 $263 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$82 $264 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$82 $303 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $306 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$123 $329 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$124 $338 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$107 $339 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$117 $396 No cancel fee 69%
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