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Cheap flights from New York State (NY) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York State to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York State to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from New York State to California, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $75 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $95.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York State to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from New York State in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

Cheap flights from New York State to California in February, March 2021

7 Mar - 28 Apr
$79pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$82pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 Mar - 16 Mar
$87pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York State to California 2021 flight deals

28 Apr - 5 May
$69pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 May - 11 May
$69pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Apr - 5 May
$70pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to California from New York State

1 Apr - 5 Apr
$167pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$167pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$170pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York State to California

5 Mar - 12 Mar
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Mar - 12 Mar
$101pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 Mar - 12 Mar
$102pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to California from New York State

12:17 pm - 5:06 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 49m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$32
Gotogate
10:30 am - 4:07 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 37m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$33
Trip.com
6:35 am - 7:39 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 04m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$34
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From New York State to California

Are flight prices decreasing from New York State 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 York State 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 to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York to California. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue 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 State to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York State to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $69, but on average you can expect to pay $73.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York State to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York State to California is less than $176.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York State to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York State to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York State to California?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Consider Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York State to California.

What are the most popular routes from New York State to California?

The most popular flight routes from New York State to California are New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles, Newark - Los Angeles and Newark - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest Flights from New York State to California?

On average you can expect to pay $773 for a flight from New York State to California. The cheapest flight overall is $119 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $155.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York State to California?

Before booking your flight to California from New York State, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Icelandair (100%), Royal Air Maroc (100%), Royal Jordanian( 100%).

How long is the flight from New York State to California?

Airlines like Major Airline, American Airlines, and JetBlue fly from New York State to California in about 6h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $69, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York State to California..

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $32 on Spirit Airlines.

Destination points for flights from New York State to California

Destination information for California

Flight duration
6h 02m

Airports servicing

Buffalo (BUF)
Elmira (ELM)
Farmingdale Republic Field (FRG)
Bridgeport (HPN)
Niagara Falls (IAG)

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from New York State to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$82 $259 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$118 $263 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$73 $266 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$117 $303 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$118 $340 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$106 $373 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $387 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$97 $389 No cancel fee 69%
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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