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The best prices from Los Angeles International to New York are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles International (LAX) to New York (NYC)

LAX - NYC
Price
$252 - $395
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$252

From Los Angeles International to New York

One-way from

$32

One-way flight from Los Angeles International to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles International to New York?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 32% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles International to New York?

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 Los Angeles International to New York 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 Los Angeles International to New York?

August can be a great time to fly to New York from Los Angeles International with a flight ticket averaging about $235. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $62. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles International to New York (LAX - NYC)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Los Angeles International to New York by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles International to New York in January, February 2021

The best prices found for LAX to NYC flights for January, February
4 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Feb - 22 Feb
$72pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 24 Feb
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles International to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Los Angeles International found for this year
4 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Feb - 22 Feb
$72pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Feb - 24 Feb
$73pp
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 Los Angeles International

Save time with Los Angeles International to New York direct flight deals
14 May - 17 May
$167pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
13 May - 17 May
$167pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Apr - 21 Apr
$170pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles International to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Los Angeles International, departing today and this week
4 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Feb - 28 Feb
$73pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$74pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New York from Los Angeles International

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles International to New York
3:10 pm - 7:54 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 44m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$32
mytrip.com
4:58 pm - 8:23 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 25m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$35
Gotogate
6:50 pm - 5:06 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 16m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$37
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles International to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles International to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to New York to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles to New York have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles International to New York for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles International 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 $83.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles International to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles International to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles International to New York is less than $185.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to New York?

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

How many flights depart from Los Angeles International to New York on average per day?

On average 40 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 68% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than New York?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in New York are colder than in Los Angeles.

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

A quick flight from Los Angeles International to New York can take about 5h 10m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $179. The distance between Los Angeles International and New York is about 2462 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles International to New York round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles International to New York is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $70 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 75% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles International to New York one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $32 on Spirit Airlines.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles International to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles International to New York
Flight duration
5h 53m
Average temperature for January in New York
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in New York
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 8 airlines flying from Los Angeles International to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles International 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
Spirit Airlines
$85 $237 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$118 $259 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$78 $271 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $316 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$118 $351 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$126 $362 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$128 $379 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$126 $403 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles International to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of LAX to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of LAX to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 11% of LAX to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles International to New York
Sunday
77 daily flights
Monday
58 daily flights
Tuesday
46 daily flights
Wednesday
48 daily flights
Thursday
57 daily flights
Friday
70 daily flights
Saturday
61 daily flights
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