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
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 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 John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$127

One-way flight from 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from John F. Kennedy Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $86 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $43. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for May, June
8 Jun - 8 Jun
$218pp
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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American Airlines
   
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24 May - 25 May
$242pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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9 Jun - 16 Jun
$246pp
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Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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Major Airline
 
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John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from John F. Kennedy Intl found for this year
10 Sep - 11 Sep
$206pp
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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10 Sep - 11 Sep
$213pp
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1 STOP
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1 STOP
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22 Sep - 22 Sep
$215pp
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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1 STOP
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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
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$240pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Oct - 16 Oct
$241pp
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Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
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American Airlines
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23 Oct - 3 Nov
$242pp
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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
17 May - 25 May
$248pp
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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1 STOP
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19 May - 24 May
$257pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
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18 May - 25 May
$258pp
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American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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1 STOP
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from John F. Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
11:03 am - 4:16 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
8h 13m
JFK - LAX
Major Airline
$127
StudentUniverse
5:30 am - 6:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
15h 45m
JFK - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$134
Priceline
12:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 30m
JFK - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$140
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Flight FAQs

From John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from John F. Kennedy Intl 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 John F. Kennedy Intl 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 81 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $206, but on average you can expect to pay $237.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles is less than $252.

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

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

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

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

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

32 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 22% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 41% of flight departures

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

The rainfall in John F. Kennedy Intl is generally less than the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 17 days.

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

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in John F. Kennedy Intl.

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

American Airlines, JetBlue, and Alaska Airlines can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles in just under 5h 59m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles is about 2483 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $206. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Alaska Airlines and Major Airline, with the lowest prices starting at $240 and $241, respectively. American Airlines is priced at 32% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $109. However, be on the lookout for offers from Major Airline and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

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

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
5h 54m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 8 airlines flying from 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%
Frontier
$189 $282 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$126 $317 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$127 $330 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $354 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$131 $356 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$130 $359 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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of JFK to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of JFK to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of JFK to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of JFK to LAX departures
Midnight
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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
80 daily flights
Monday
104 daily flights
Tuesday
85 daily flights
Wednesday
82 daily flights
Thursday
76 daily flights
Friday
87 daily flights
Saturday
59 daily flights
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