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

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

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to LAX flight in 2021: compare John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
JFK - LAX
Price
$255 - $454
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$255

From New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$77

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

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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles (JFK - LAX)?

When flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles, 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 72% 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 33 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 John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $375, or $533 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. Prices for August average $307 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 55% on your journey compared to booking in August

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for October, November
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
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9 Nov - 16 Nov
$153pp
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10 Nov - 6 Dec
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New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
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9 Nov - 16 Nov
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10 Nov - 6 Dec
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Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from John F Kennedy Intl

Save time with John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles direct flight deals
16 Nov - 16 Nov
$148pp
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9 Nov - 12 Nov
$153pp
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Last minute flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from John F Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
6 Nov - 12 Nov
$168pp
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1 Nov - 9 Nov
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2 Nov - 9 Nov
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
12:15 pm - 3:32 pm
Delta
Nonstop
6h 17m
JFK - LAX
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$77
Delta
6:45 am - 5:09 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
13h 24m
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$90
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4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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6h 30m
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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

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

For a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles, you will be flying into Los Angeles. Los Angeles (LAX) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city. Los Angeles is the only Los Angeles airport and it handles 111 inbound flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl per day. 9 airlines have flights to Los Angeles from New York John F Kennedy Intl on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are JetBlue, Delta, and Alaska Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

Are there nonstop flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles is less than $173.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

126 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 48% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 30% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% of flight departures

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

For as low as $148, JetBlue can have you in Los Angeles from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport in 6h 17m. The distance from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles is about 2483 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $148, JetBlue will fly you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles and back. In addition to JetBlue, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Major Airline and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $159 and $165, respectively. JetBlue is 51% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles are Alaska Airlines ($70), Delta ($77), and JetBlue ($89).

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

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

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $118. While the most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for $153 on average our data indicates $792 when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles

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

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), Iberia (100%) or Japan Airlines (97%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles.

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

This route is served by a lot of flights. There are options from many different airlines flying out of JFK going into several Los Angeles area airports. You’ll find the majority flying into Los Angeles International Airport, as it is the largest in the state. There are also options to go into Orange County, Burbank, Long Beach, and Ontario. Los Angeles International Airport or LAX is the busiest one in the city. It’s in Westchester which is 18 miles from downtown LA. This is the second busiest airport in the entire country. You’ll find flights coming and going here from most of the major operators. This is also a huge connector from the Americas to places across the Pacific Ocean. You can also land at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. It’s close to cities like Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Irvine. There are flights served here with Southwest, American, United, Alaska Airlines, and Delta.

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

There are several options for airlines that fly direct for this route. You can go with JetBlue Airways and land at Long Beach Municipal Airport or LAX. American has several to choose from that fly into LAX. Alaska Airlines also flies into LAX. Delta has non-stop flights into LAX and they’re about six hours which is just a little shorter than the other airlines’ flight paths.

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

Stopovers are in various places for this trip across the country. You might touch down in Salt Lake City on Delta. There are stops in Chicago on American Airlines that are a couple of hours long. JetBlue lands in Las Vegas for some of their flights. You’ll also find a few options with American that land in Charlotte for around an hour much of the time. They also fly through Phoenix sometimes. Alaska Airlines has a flight that goes through Seattle on its way to Burbank in LA.

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

There is no requirement for a passport or visa to make this trip. You can fly with just your valid form of identification and your ticket.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

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

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.

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

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from Los Angeles

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.

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Alternative routes for John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from New York John F Kennedy Intl to LAX
5h 50m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles 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
$73 $252 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$118 $354 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$126 $317 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$127 $330 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$130 $359 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$131 $356 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$189 $282 No cancel fee 62%
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.

Hourly flight availability from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from John F Kennedy Intl towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of JFK to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of JFK to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 19% of JFK to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of JFK to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles.
Sunday
102 daily flights
Monday
123 daily flights
Tuesday
117 daily flights
Wednesday
124 daily flights
Thursday
119 daily flights
Friday
117 daily flights
Saturday
78 daily flights
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