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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare New York to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from State of New York to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 72% 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 33 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 State of New York to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $375, or $533 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from State of New York to California (NY - CA)?

When flying from State of New York 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.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to California from State of New York average $307. You can even find prices in August for less than $307, as users have found deals to California from as low as $107. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from State of New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

Cheap flights from New York to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for New York to California flights for October, November
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$77pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$80pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New York found for this year
4 Dec - 8 Dec
$77pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$80pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$80pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to California from New York

Save time with New York to California direct flight deals
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$98pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$109pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$110pp
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 York to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New York, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 7 Dec
$95pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
2 Nov - 1 Dec
$96pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
1 Nov - 16 Nov
$98pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to California from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to California
3:50 am - 6:50 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 00m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$46
mytrip.com
1:35 pm - 5:13 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 38m
JFK - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$48
mytrip.com
2:20 am - 5:28 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 08m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$49
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Flight FAQs

From New York to California

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 State of New York to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from State of New York to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

Are there nonstop flights from State of New York to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from State of New York to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from State of New York to California is less than $124.

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

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

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

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

How many flights depart from State of New York to California on average per day?

On average 43 flights depart from State of New York to California per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

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

There are many flights that can get you from State of New York to California in 8h 40m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 2483 mi between State of New York and California.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from New York?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from California?

Returning to New York from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination points for flights from New York to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to California.
Flight duration from New York to California
6h 00m

Airports servicing

Buffalo (BUF)
Elmira (ELM)
Farmingdale Republic Field (FRG)
White Plains Westchester County (HPN)
Niagara Falls (IAG)

Airports servicing

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

Top 9 airlines flying from New York to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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 $266 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$82 $256 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$97 $381 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$106 $370 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$117 $303 No cancel fee 75%
Sun Country Air
$118 $263 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$118 $344 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$118 $381 No cancel fee N/A
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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