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The best prices from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles are usually found in January or April, booked 58 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
$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

$89

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 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles (JFK - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles in February, March 2021

6 Mar - 10 Mar
$143pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 Mar - 22 Mar
$149pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
12 Mar - 14 Mar
$154pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

13 May - 20 May
$139pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Mar - 10 Mar
$143pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 Mar - 22 Mar
$149pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

1 Apr - 5 Apr
$167pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$170pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Mar - 1 Apr
$172pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles

6 Mar - 10 Mar
$143pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Mar - 11 Mar
$161pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Mar - 11 Mar
$169pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

5:00 am - 8:11 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
6h 11m
JFK - LAX
Major Airline
$89
StudentUniverse
3:00 pm - 6:29 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
6h 29m
JFK - LAX
United Airlines
$98
United
5:35 am - 1:19 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
10h 44m
JFK - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$102
Gotogate

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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 and Delta are some 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Major Airline for just $139, but on average you can expect to pay $165.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles is less than $186.

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

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

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?

47 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 51% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

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

The rainfall in John F. Kennedy Intl is generally more than the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 13 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?

Major Airline, American Airlines, and JetBlue can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles in just under 6h 08m. 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 Major Airline is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $139. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by JetBlue and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $175 and $176, respectively. Major Airline is priced at 54% 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 Major Airline, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $76. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and JetBlue, 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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Flight duration
5h 51m
Average temperature for February in Los Angeles
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Los Angeles
4.8 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Los Angeles

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

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 70% of JFK to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of JFK to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of JFK to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of JFK to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from John F. Kennedy Intl to Los Angeles
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
36 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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