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The best prices from Los Angeles to New York are usually found in February or March, 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 (LAX) to New York (NYC)

LAX - NYC
Price
$257 - $395
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $257 From Los Angeles to New York
One-way from $74 One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 to New York?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 32% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles 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 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Los Angeles to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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 $263. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $320.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to New York?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to New York from Los Angeles average $253. You can even find prices in February for less than $253, as users have found deals to New York from as low as $124. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New York from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 22%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Los Angeles to New York in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LAX to NYC flights for September, October
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 5 Nov
$98pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$100pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to New York 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Los Angeles found for this year
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$97pp
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

Save time with Los Angeles to New York direct flight deals
12 Oct - 13 Oct
$178pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Oct - 22 Oct
$183pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Oct - 13 Oct
$189pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 28 Sep
$150pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Sep - 17 Oct
$154pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New York from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to New York
7:57 am - 6:31 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 34m
LAX - EWR
JetBlue
6:00 am - 1:54 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 54m
LAX - EWR
Multiple Airlines
$76
Kiwi.com
1:20 am - 3:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
11h 36m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$77
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to New York for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to New York is less than $221.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles 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, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 9 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% 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 to New York?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to New York in 5h 12m. Fly via Delta, JetBlue, or British Airways to get the fastest option. There are 2462 mi between Los Angeles and New York. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $95, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to New York.. This flight start at 69% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$43 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 JetBlue, with prices from $74.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to New York
Flight duration
5h 39m
Average temperature for September in New York
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New York
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 65% of LAX to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of LAX to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of LAX to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to NYC departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to New York
Sunday
93 daily flights
Monday
88 daily flights
Tuesday
83 daily flights
Wednesday
96 daily flights
Thursday
90 daily flights
Friday
93 daily flights
Saturday
71 daily flights
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