Cheap flights from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl (LAX - JFK)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to JFK flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in John F Kennedy Intl.
LAX - JFK
Price
$257 - $397
JFK
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
JFK
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$257

From Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way from

$90

One-way flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (LAX - JFK)?

When flying from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 70% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $365 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $503.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport from Los Angeles. Prices for February average $289 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $197. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in February

Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles found for this year
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
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Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$153pp
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$164pp
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Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Last minute flights from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$168pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
2 Nov - 2 Nov
$170pp
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
2 Nov - 16 Nov
$175pp
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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One-way flights to John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl
8:30 am - 4:55 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 25m
LAX - JFK
American Airlines
11:45 am - 8:08 pm
Delta
Nonstop
5h 23m
LAX - JFK
Delta
$99
Delta
4:30 pm - 4:32 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
9h 02m
LAX - JFK
JetBlue

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl?

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to New York John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles. Booking flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to New York John F Kennedy Intl should be relatively easy as there are 103 daily outbound flights to New York John F Kennedy Intl from 9 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

JetBlue, Delta, 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 Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport on average per day?

Travelers can expect 121 flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

A quick flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport can take about 5h 23m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $148. Los Angeles and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport are separated by a distance of 2483 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at $148, JetBlue will fly you from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and back. In addition to JetBlue, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $165 and $169, respectively. JetBlue is priced at 50% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $72. Users have also found prices from $77 and $78 on JetBlue and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport are Fiji Airways (100%), Aerolineas Argentinas (92%) and Air France (91%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

Before booking your flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport is generally $807, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $118. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $148 for that flight.

What airports serve Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy flights?

You can fly out of all five of the Los Angeles area airports on a flight headed to JFK airport in New York. There are more options from LAX as it’s the busiest in the city. There are just about as many non-stop flights offered for this route as there are flights with a stop in between. JFK is located in Queens in New York City. It’s known for serving the most international flights coming into and going out of New York. It’s the sixth busiest airport in the United States. It handles close to 60 million passengers a year. There are over 90 different airlines flying to and from this airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy?

You can find direct flights between these two locations on many of the major airlines that fly in the United States. You can fly direct from Long Beach to JFK or from LAX on JetBlue Airways. There are non-stop flights on American going from LAX to JFK. Alaska Airlines flies direct from LAX, as does Delta.

What are the stopover options between Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy?

Stopovers on this route will be in Chicago O’Hare, Dallas, or Phoenix with American Airlines. They also have stops in Charlotte on the east coast. Delta will make a stop in Las Vegas or in Atlanta. You could also touch down in Minneapolis with Delta. There are a few stops in Detroit or Salt Lake City as well. The longest travel times are a little more than 10 hours, however, most are much shorter than that.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy?

You will not need a passport or visa for this flight. You are flying domestically only. You’ll need to have a valid form of ID though. You can use your passport if you would like, but it is not necessary.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York John F Kennedy Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from John F Kennedy Intl?

Returning to Los Angeles from New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl

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Destination information for John F Kennedy Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl.
Flight duration from LAX to New York John F Kennedy Intl
5h 53m
Average temperature for October in John F Kennedy Intl
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in John F Kennedy Intl
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

Top 7 airlines flying from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl 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
$98 $222 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$126 $361 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$128 $325 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$128 $357 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$130 $336 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$148 $367 No cancel fee 62%
Frontier
$192 $322 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards John F Kennedy Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 62% of LAX to JFK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of LAX to JFK departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of LAX to JFK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of LAX to JFK departures
Midnight
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to John F Kennedy Intl.
Sunday
91 daily flights
Monday
121 daily flights
Tuesday
125 daily flights
Wednesday
97 daily flights
Thursday
110 daily flights
Friday
107 daily flights
Saturday
72 daily flights
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