Cheap flights from California (CA) to New York (NYC)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to New York (NYC)

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to New York?

Find a great deal and save up to 26% by booking at least 21 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from California to New York within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $229.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to New York. Flights to New York from California in August are about $235 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $62.

Cheap flights from California to New York in March, April 2021

22 Apr - 26 Apr
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Apr - 30 Apr
$72pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to New York 2021 flight deals

22 Apr - 26 Apr
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Apr - 30 Apr
$72pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to New York from California

23 Mar - 24 Mar
$140pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Mar - 23 Mar
$140pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Mar - 24 Mar
$142pp
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to New York

10 Mar - 15 Mar
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$113pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to New York from California

4:40 am - 4:44 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 04m
SAN - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$49
SmartFares
6:21 am - 1:33 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 12m
SFO - EWR
Frontier
$51
Gotogate
2:51 pm - 4:44 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 53m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$52
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Flight FAQs

From California to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from California to New York 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 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 and Delta are some 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 for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New York for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

Are there nonstop flights from California to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to New York is less than $147.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to New York within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

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

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

The most popular flight routes from California to New York are Los Angeles - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Los Angeles - Newark and Los Angeles - New York LaGuardia.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to New York?

While on average a flight from California to New York is generally $804, 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 $146 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight to New York from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Royal Jordanian (96%), Iberia (96%), Gulf Air( 95%).

How long is the flight from California to New York?

American Airlines, Major Airline, and United Airlines can get you from California to New York in just under 5h 10m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from California to New York round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from California to New York round-trip from $70.

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

$32 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier, with prices from $41.

Departure points for flights from California to New York

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Destination information for New York

Flight duration
5h 51m
Average temperature for March in New York
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for March in New York
4.3 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 9 airlines flying from California to New York

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 $292 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $307 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$98 $341 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$118 $380 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$72 $383 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $389 No cancel fee N/A
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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