Cheap flights from California (CA) to New York State (NY)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to New York State

All the information you need to plan the best null to JFK flight in 2021: compare California to New York State flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York State.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to New York State?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from California to New York State compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $229. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $301.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to New York State?

Flights from California to New York State lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to New York State in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $62.

Cheap flights from California to New York State in July, August 2021

The best prices found for California to New York State flights for July, August
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$144pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$145pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Aug - 11 Sep
$151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to New York State 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York State from California found for this year
11 Dec - 31 Dec
$40pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 31 Dec
$42pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Dec - 31 Dec
$43pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to New York State from California

Save time with California to New York State direct flight deals
9 Dec - 31 Dec
$43pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 28 Dec
$47pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 29 Dec
$51pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to New York State

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York State from California, departing today and this week
30 Jul - 11 Sep
$222pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jul - 10 Sep
$223pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jul - 13 Sep
$237pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New York State from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to New York State
2:30 pm - 5:00 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 30m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$96
CheapOair
5:57 am - 6:54 am
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 57m
SAN - EWR
Frontier
$97
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From California to New York State

Are flight prices decreasing from California to New York State 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 California and New York State 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 California to New York 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to New York are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from California to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue flying from California to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from California to New York State for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New York State for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $40, but on average you can expect to pay $53.

Are there nonstop flights from California to New York State for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to New York State under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to New York State is less than $157.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to New York State for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to New York State within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to New York State?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to New York State?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from California to New York State.

What are the most popular routes from California to New York State?

While some choose either Los Angeles - Newark or San Francisco - Newark, Los Angeles - New York John F Kennedy Intl is the most popular route from California to New York State.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to New York State?

While on average a flight from California to New York State is generally $807, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $119. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $248 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to New York State?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to New York State are Fiji Airways (100%), Finnair (96%) and Royal Jordanian (93%).

How long is the flight from California to New York State?

For as low as $263, United Airlines can have you in New York State from California in 5h 06m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to New York State round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from California to New York State is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $42 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $125.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to New York State one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $64. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Frontier is another option, for $85.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York State (NY)

Can I fly to New York from California right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

Most visitors from California need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Can I fly back to California from New York?

Returning to California from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Destination information for New York State

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to New York State.
Flight duration
5h 46m

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing

Buffalo (BUF)
Elmira (ELM)
Farmingdale Republic Field (FRG)
White Plains Westchester County (HPN)
Niagara Falls (IAG)

Top 9 airlines flying from California to New York State

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to New York State 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
Sun Country Air
$118 $251 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$82 $256 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$78 $271 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $309 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$98 $360 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$72 $388 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $395 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $401 No cancel fee 69%
Endeavor Airlines
$412 $524 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.

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