Cheap flights from Los Angeles International to New York (LAX - NYC)

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to NYC flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles International to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
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

$68

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 33% 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 12% 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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to NYC flights for May, June
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$179pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 25 May
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Jun - 9 Jun
$195pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$148pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$160pp
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 Aug - 21 Aug
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$230pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Sep - 25 Sep
$238pp
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 Los Angeles International to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Los Angeles International, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 May
$182pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
24 May - 2 Jun
$207pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 May - 25 May
$210pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
9:30 am - 5:55 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 25m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$100
FlightNetwork
7:30 pm - 6:13 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 43m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$68
mytrip.com
6:15 pm - 7:30 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 15m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$73
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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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 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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to New York?

For a flight from Los Angeles to New York, you will be flying from Los Angeles. Los Angeles (LAX) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city. Los Angeles is the only Los Angeles airport and it handles 98 outbound flights to New York per day. 9 airlines have flights to New York from Los Angeles on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles International to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles International to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles International to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles International to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles International to New York is less than $245.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles International to New York for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles International to New York within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

On average 16 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 69% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% 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 17m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $274. The distance between Los Angeles International and New York is about 2462 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying 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 $148 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $203. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 48% 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 $68 on Spirit Airlines.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles International to New York

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles International to New York.
Flight duration
5h 58m
Average temperature for May in New York
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New York
3.8 ″

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles International towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of LAX to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of LAX to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles International to New York.
Sunday
99 daily flights
Monday
104 daily flights
Tuesday
77 daily flights
Wednesday
82 daily flights
Thursday
90 daily flights
Friday
133 daily flights
Saturday
105 daily flights
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