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

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The best prices from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles are usually found in September or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

JFK - LAX
Price
$273 - $454
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from $273 From John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
One-way from $162 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Los Angeles. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 8% 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 $87 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $97 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 September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from John F. Kennedy Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $95 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $46. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles in July, August 2020

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for July, August
14 Jul - 16 Jul
$280pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jul - 16 Jul
$291pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Jul - 26 Jul
$294pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from John F. Kennedy Intl found for this year
21 Aug - 25 Aug
$249pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Aug - 19 Aug
$259pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Aug - 23 Aug
$260pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

Save time with John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles direct flight deals
19 Aug - 19 Aug
$291pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Aug - 31 Oct
$294pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Aug - 14 Aug
$295pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

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
28 Jun - 11 Jul
$338pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Jun - 7 Jul
$350pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Jun - 11 Jul
$352pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
9:10 am - 2:18 pm
Finnair
1 Stop
8h 08m
JFK - LAX
Finnair
$162
Ovago
11:30 am - 2:38 pm
British Airways
Nonstop
6h 08m
JFK - LAX
British Airways
$171
Flighttix
12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
Aeroflot
Nonstop
6h 05m
JFK - LAX
Aeroflot
$172
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles flights.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $249, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

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 $305.

Are there last-minute flights available from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,597 users have taken a look at flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider American Airlines Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles, generally 248 flights depart for this route daily.

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

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 6 hours, flying a distance of about 1,543 miles.

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

7 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% 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 14 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.

Alternative routes for John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
Flight duration
5h 40m
Average temperature for July in Los Angeles
87.8 °F

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of JFK to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of JFK to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of JFK to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of JFK to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
Sunday
56 daily flights
Monday
59 daily flights
Tuesday
64 daily flights
Wednesday
55 daily flights
Thursday
59 daily flights
Friday
57 daily flights
Saturday
53 daily flights