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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to California

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 8% 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 17 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 New York to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $87, or $97 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from New York. Prices for September average $95 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $46. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from New York to California in September, October 2020

The best prices found for NYC to California flights for September, October
31 Oct - 10 Nov
$105pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 6 Nov
$107pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$116pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to California 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New York found for this year
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$85pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$90pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
9 Nov - 9 Nov
$99pp
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
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$231pp
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Oct - 25 Oct
$233pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
16 Oct - 19 Oct
$233pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from New York, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$145pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$146pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Sep - 9 Nov
$147pp
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
4:36 pm - 3:32 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 56m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$47
Gotogate
4:20 pm - 3:51 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 31m
EWR - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$63
Kiwi.com
4:36 pm - 3:32 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 56m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$66
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to California flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to California

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 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.

Can I find flights from New York to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $111.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to California is less than $244.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

When booking a flight from New York to California, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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

While some choose either New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles or New York LaGuardia - Los Angeles, Newark - Los Angeles is the most popular route from New York to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from New York to California?

On average you can expect to pay $294 for a flight from New York to California. The cheapest flight overall is $119 while the most popular route, (Newark - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $85.

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

Before booking your flight to California from New York, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Fiji Airways (100%), Aerolineas Argentinas (100%), LATAM Airlines( 100%).

How long is the flight from New York to California?

A quick flight from New York to California can take about 5h 54m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $311. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($85), offers the cheapest pricing from New York to California.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $47.

Arrival points for flights from New York to California

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Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing

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