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

NYC - LAX
Price
$272 - $477
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average price $338 Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
Round-trip from $272 From New York to Los Angeles

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles in April 2020

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for April
9 Apr - 16 Apr
$43pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Apr - 16 Apr
$45pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
12 Apr - 18 Apr
$48pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from New York found for this year
7 May - 10 May
$43pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
11 May - 18 May
$45pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
5 May - 11 May
$46pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from New York, departing today and this week
4 Apr - 25 Apr
$33pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
9 Apr - 16 Apr
$43pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
9 Apr - 18 Apr
$46pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Los Angeles from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles
1:00 pm - 4:19 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
6h 19m
EWR - LAX
Major Airline
$215
Flightsbank
1:25 pm - 4:57 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 32m
JFK - LAX
JetBlue
2:00 pm - 5:13 pm
Delta
Nonstop
6h 13m
JFK - LAX
Delta
$268
Delta

Alternative routes for New York to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Los Angeles
Average temperature for April in Los Angeles
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Los Angeles
1.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Weekly flight availability
from New York to Los Angeles
Sunday
163 daily flights
Monday
173 daily flights
Tuesday
177 daily flights
Wednesday
192 daily flights
Thursday
178 daily flights
Friday
166 daily flights
Saturday
124 daily flights

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Los Angeles

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 for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $43, but on average you can expect to pay $44.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Los Angeles for under $0 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Los Angeles, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently just 3 open flights from New York to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New York to Los Angeles was viewed by 1,295 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Airlines departing from New York to Los Angeles are usually on time.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider Delta Air Lines, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from New York to Los Angeles, generally 407 flights depart for this route daily.

How long does the flight from New York to Los Angeles 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 on average per day?

Travelers can expect 501 flights from New York to Los Angeles on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 39% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 28% 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.