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
42.8 - 84.2 °F
JFK
Rainfall
2.2 - 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 John F. Kennedy Intl

One-way from

$141

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 26% 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 21 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 Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $229, or $301 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to John F. Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $235 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $62. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to JFK flights for May, June
13 May - 19 May
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$246pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 May - 22 May
$248pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles found for this year
13 May - 19 May
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$224pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$226pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl direct flight deals
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$224pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$226pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Oct - 13 Oct
$240pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

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
17 May - 22 May
$248pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 May - 24 May
$270pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 May - 24 May
$271pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles

One-way flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl
3:05 am - 11:44 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 39m
LAX - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$141
Travel2Be
4:28 am - 4:42 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
9h 14m
LAX - JFK
Major Airline
$142
StudentUniverse
4:57 pm - 6:05 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
10h 08m
LAX - JFK
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl 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 Los Angeles and John F. Kennedy Intl 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 Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 85 daily outbound flights to New York John F Kennedy Intl from 9 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $224, but on average you can expect to pay $243.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl is less than $246.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

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

Per day, 15 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York John F Kennedy Intl on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 7% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 60% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or John F. Kennedy Intl?

In Los Angeles, there will be less rainfall in Los Angeles compared to John F. Kennedy Intl over the next 4 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than John F. Kennedy Intl?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in John F. Kennedy Intl is typically colder than in Los Angeles. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Delta, United Airlines, and JetBlue can get you from Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl in just under 5h 19m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 2483 mi between Los Angeles and John F. Kennedy Intl. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Flying on Alaska Airlines is currently your cheapest option to John F. Kennedy Intl, with prices starting at $224. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Major Airline and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $226 and $251, respectively. Alaska Airlines is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $107 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $118 and JetBlue from $126 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to John F. Kennedy Intl

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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
5h 54m
Average temperature for May in John F. Kennedy Intl
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in John F. Kennedy Intl
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

Top 7 airlines flying from Los Angeles to 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%
Frontier
$192 $322 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $325 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$130 $336 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$128 $357 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$126 $361 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$148 $367 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 49% of LAX to JFK departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 38% of LAX to JFK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 12% of LAX to JFK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to JFK departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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
88 daily flights
Monday
120 daily flights
Tuesday
80 daily flights
Wednesday
73 daily flights
Thursday
88 daily flights
Friday
91 daily flights
Saturday
57 daily flights
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