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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to New York
Flight duration
5h 58m
Average temperature for November in New York
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in New York
3.5 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing New York

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

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From California to New York

NYC is the yin to California's yang. The city's vertical architecture, crowded subways and break-neck pace are anything but laid-back. However, New York City delivers a dynamic energy that can't be found back home. Like Californians, New Yorkers follow their passion, which is exactly what you should do when you land. Whether you love theater, stand-up comedy, kayaking or just sipping something blue on a rooftop bar, the city caters to virtually every whim. Explore art galleries in Chelsea, window-shop in Nolita, sample Mooncake in Chinatown or tour Central Park from a Citi Bike, New York's cheap public bicycle sharing system. Don't be afraid of the subway - beginners can stick to simple trips and ask riders if they're on the right train to avoid getting lost.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from California to New York have been viewed 761 times in the past calendar month.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Frontier 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 - Newark, Los Angeles - New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 $368, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $98. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Newark), you can expect to pay $158 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: Etihad Airways (94%), Royal Air Maroc (94%), Qatar Airways( 92%).

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

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

How long is the flight from California to New York?

Most nonstop flights from California to New York City take between five and five and a half hours. Flights with a layover are at least seven hours long.

Which airlines operate flights from California to New York City?

American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, jetBlue and Alaska Airlines all offer nonstop service to New York City from California's three largest airports: Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. Virgin America flies direct from Los Angeles and San Francisco, while Southwest flies nonstop from San Diego.

How frequent are flights between California and New York City?

Nearly 1,000 flights land every day in New York City from California, with over 300 flights departing from Los Angeles alone, making it fairly easy to schedule travel around your preferred times.

Which airports serve California to New York City?

California has over 25 primary airports and dozens of smaller ones. Los Angeles International Airport is the state's busiest, followed by San Francisco International Airport and San Diego International Airport. Flights land in one of New York's three major airports. LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, also called JFK or Kennedy, are located in Queens. Newark Liberty International Airport is just over the Hudson River in Newark, New Jersey.

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

United Airlines frequently has the cheapest nonstop flights to New York City from Los Angeles or from San Francisco, although Delta and Virgin America are close on their heels. Alaska Airlines and Delta vie for the lowest airfare to NYC from San Diego. Many tourists visit New York City in the summer when schedules are more relaxed. However, Californians may wilt in the humid heat waves of July and August. Late spring and early autumn are your best bets for perfect walking weather - and walk you shall. Pack comfortable shoes and forgo flip flops to avoid getting your toes stepped on. You can learn to walk like a native in a New York minute if you treat the sidewalks like the highways back home: walk on the right-hand side, keep pace with your lane and don't block the flow of traffic by walking side-by-side in large groups. Start saving on your New York trip now using our smart search engine, which helps you comb over hundreds of flights from California to New York for the cheapest fare.