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

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare New York State 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 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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for New York State to California flights for July, August
28 Aug - 18 Sep
$123pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 10 Sep
$133pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 7 Sep
$134pp
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

Cheap flights to California from New York State found for this year
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$84pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$99pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$103pp
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 State

Save time with New York State to California direct flight deals
11 Sep - 25 Sep
$177pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
28 Aug - 18 Sep
$187pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
11 Sep - 11 Sep
$190pp
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 State to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New York State, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 8 Sep
$257pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Aug - 19 Aug
$262pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Aug - 26 Aug
$276pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to California from New York State

The cheapest one-way flights from New York State to California
3:20 am - 6:28 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
6h 08m
LGA - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$70
Trip.com
3:25 am - 1:43 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 18m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$42
Trip.com
5:50 am - 3:54 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 04m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$48
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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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.

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 $84, but on average you can expect to pay $111.

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 $206.

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

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

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, Tuesday, 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco.

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

On average you can expect to pay $793 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 $233.

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: Gulf Air (95%), Japan Airlines (94%), Alaska Airlines( 93%).

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

Airlines like Delta, JetBlue, and United Airlines fly from New York State to California in about 5h 51m. 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 $84, 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 $42 on Spirit Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

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

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 State 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 State 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 State to California.
Flight duration
5h 47m

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 State to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York State 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
Frontier
$82 $256 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 $344 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$106 $370 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $381 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$97 $381 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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