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)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NYC flight in 2021: compare California to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for California to NYC flights for June, July
29 Jun - 15 Sep
$213pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Jun - 4 Jul
$219pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$224pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

California to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from California found for this year
8 Sep - 14 Sep
$119pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$121pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 31 Aug
$123pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to New York from California

Save time with California to New York direct flight deals
28 Aug - 11 Sep
$146pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$164pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from California, departing today and this week
17 Jun - 22 Jun
$243pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jun - 22 Jun
$243pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$247pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New York from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to New York
9:27 am - 5:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 25m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$85
CheapOair
8:44 am - 2:11 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 27m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$65
JustFly
3:00 pm - 2:11 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 11m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$74
JustFly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">California</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

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 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 for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $119, but on average you can expect to pay $136.

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 $223.

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

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

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 San Francisco - New York John F Kennedy Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to New York?

While on average a flight from California to New York 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 $255 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: Finnair (100%), United Airlines (99%), Air Tahiti Nui( 97%).

How long is the flight from California to New York?

JetBlue, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from California to New York in just under 5h 09m. 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 $119.

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

$65 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines.

Departure points for flights from California to New York

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to New York.
Flight duration
5h 49m
Average temperature for June in New York
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in New York
4.1 ″

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to New York 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 $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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