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Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles International (JFK - LAX)

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The best prices from New York to Los Angeles International are usually found in September or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

NYC - LAX
Price
$277 - $477
Popular in December High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $277 From New York to Los Angeles International
One-way from $43 One-way flight from New York to Los Angeles International
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles International in May, June 2020

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for May, June
29 Jun - 29 Jul
$151pp
EWR
Newark
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jun - 20 Jul
$154pp
EWR
Newark
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Jun - 8 Jul
$156pp
EWR
Newark
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Los Angeles International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles International from New York found for this year
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$89pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Jul - 28 Jul
$92pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$94pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles International from New York

Save time with New York to Los Angeles International direct flight deals
13 Jun - 17 Jun
$242pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
$self.airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jul - 21 Jul
$251pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Jul - 20 Jul
$255pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
$self.airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Los Angeles International

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles International from New York, departing today and this week
27 May - 20 Jul
$242pp
EWR
Newark
$self.airline
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
27 May - 1 Sep
$269pp
EWR
Newark
$self.airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 May - 8 Jun
$303pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Major Airline
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Los Angeles International from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles International
6:05 am - 12:11 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 06m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$43
FlyFar
6:05 am - 12:11 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 06m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$44
FlyFar
3:30 am - 7:02 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
18h 32m
EWR - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$48
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Los Angeles International flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Los Angeles International

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles International for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Los Angeles International for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $89, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Los Angeles International for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Los Angeles International under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Los Angeles International is less than $293.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Los Angeles International for under $300?

There are currently 12+ open flights from New York to Los Angeles International within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Los Angeles?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New York to Los Angeles was viewed by 1,305 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express, our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from New York to Los Angeles, generally 106 flights depart for this route daily.

How long does the flight from New York to Los Angeles International take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 6 hours, covering a distance of 1,530 miles.

How many flights depart from New York to Los Angeles International on average per day?

Travelers can expect 15 flights from New York to Los Angeles on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 27% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 53% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Alternative routes for New York to Los Angeles International

Destination information for Los Angeles International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Los Angeles International

Airports servicing New York

La Guardia (LGA)
Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 62% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from New York to Los Angeles International
Sunday
28 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights