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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

$402
$360
$319
$277
Price
$277 - $390
Temperature
68 - 90 °F
Rainfall
0 - 5 inches
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $303 Price for this month
Cheapest price $277 From New York to Los Angeles

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles in October 2019

The best prices found for JFK to LAX flights for October
30 Oct - 5 Nov
$200pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$204pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$205pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Los Angeles 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from New York found for this year
4 Dec - 10 Dec
$143pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Dec - 10 Dec
$153pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from New York

Save time with New York to Los Angeles direct flight deals
10 Jan - 16 Jan
$187pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Jan - 12 Feb
$197pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Jan - 16 Jan
$197pp
JFK
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 New York to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from New York, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 30 Oct
$232pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$234pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$239pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Los Angeles
Flight duration
5h 54m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

La Guardia (LGA)
Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

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From New York to Los Angeles

Ready to trade in the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple for the relaxed vibe of LA? With over 47 million visitors annually, you're in good company. Sunny So-Cal offers a vast array of activities, from hitting the beach and hiking the Hollywood Hills to shopping on Rodeo Drive and spotting celebrities. Several direct flights per day connect these two major cities, whether you're traveling on business or for pleasure.

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 1,286 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 can be delayed by up to 15min. or more hours.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

Generally, 110,961,668 passengers can be accommodated when flying from New York to Los Angeles on commercial airlines.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express, our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from New York to Los Angeles, generally 106 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 412 flights from New York to Los Angeles on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 35% 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.

How long is the flight from New York City to Los Angeles?

The flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes about six hours, which really isn't long considering you're traveling between opposite corners of the U.S.

Which airlines operate flights from New York City to Los Angeles?

With many carrier options, there's a good chance your favorite airline travels nonstop from New York City to LA. Some of the airlines traveling the route include Alaska Airlines, American, British Airways, Delta, jetBlue, United and Virgin America.

How frequent are flights between New York City and Los Angeles?

When you're traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you're in luck. Between the various airlines, you have your choice of multiple nonstop flights each day.

Which airports serve New York City to Los Angeles?

Fly direct to LA from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). You'll land at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) flying nonstop.

Which direct flight route between New York City and Los Angeles is cheapest?

Flights from JFK to LAX tend to be the cheapest route between the two cities, although flights from Newark to LAX aren't far behind in terms of price. They're both large cities with famous landmarks, great theater and delicious food, but New York City and LA boast several differences. LA and New York City both put off an exciting vibe, but NYC is much more fast-paced, while LA has a more laid back vibe. When you land in LA, you'll notice a lot more greenery and natural beauty. You have palm trees lining the streets, beautiful canyons and, of course, the beach. The beautiful weather year-round lets you get out and enjoy that natural beauty without the bitter cold and snow of New York City. Getting around the city is also a little different. New Yorkers may miss their public transit in LA. The city is much more car-focused than public-transit obsessed, so plan to rent a car to get where you want to go. Seemingly endless suburbs form a patchwork of exciting options for your trip. Visit the Hollywood Hills for a touch of nature. Beverly Hills gives you a chance to cruise down Rodeo Drive. Catch a glimpse of the rich life in Bel Air and Brentwood. You also have many beach options, including Hermosa Beach, Long Beach, Malibu and Redondo Beach. LA offers up diverse experiences far beyond its celebrity image. Find cheap flights from New York City to Los Angeles using our smart search engine to experience that diversity for yourself.

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