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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

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Price
$274 - $379
Temperature
43 - 86 °F
Rainfall
3 - 5 inches
Most popular in July High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $339 Price for this month
Cheapest price $274 From Los Angeles to New York

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York in August 2019

The best prices found for LAX to JFK flights for August
28 Aug - 28 Sep
$231pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$320pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Aug - 21 Sep
$328pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to New York 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Los Angeles found for this year
25 Sep - 1 Oct
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Oct - 8 Oct
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Oct - 9 Oct
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
28 Aug - 28 Sep
$231pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Aug - 4 Sep
$253pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Aug - 21 Sep
$328pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

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 47m
Average temperature for August in New York
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in New York
130.0 mm

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

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

Nestled on the Pacific coast, the sprawling city of Los Angeles draws tourists from all over the world. Endless entertainment options range from exploring Disneyland to eating cotton candy on Santa Monica Pier or surfing Huntington Beach. With various direct flights leaving from New York City throughout the day, the palm trees and beaches of Los Angeles are just a short flight away.

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

Flying directly from New York City to Los Angeles normally takes around five hours and 20 minutes, and flights to Burbank and Long Beach are about the same. A connection in another city can tack on a few hours to your total travel time.

Which airlines operate flights from Los Angeles to New York City?

New York City and Los Angeles are both major flight hubs, so there are plenty of airlines offering direct flights. These include major airlines such as American and Delta as well as Frontier Airlines and Virgin America.

How frequent are flights between Los Angeles and New York City?

Dozens of direct flights leave from John F. Kennedy International to Los Angeles International every day, with several flights leaving every hour. You can also find a few daily flights to smaller airports such as Long Beach and Burbank. Most flights to Los Angeles from LaGuardia Airport involve a connection in another city.

Which airports serve Los Angeles to New York City?

John F. Kennedy International Airport is New York's major airport, but you can also take off from LaGuardia Airport, which handles mostly domestic flights. For more flight options, check flights available from neighboring Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. Most flights to Los Angeles land in Los Angeles International Airport, the area's largest airport and one of the busiest in the world. You can also find flights to smaller airports in the area, such as Long Beach Airport, John Wayne Airport in Orange County, and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.

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

You can generally find the most affordable nonstop flights from New York City to Los Angeles through the cities' largest airports, John F. Kennedy International and Los Angeles International.

New York City and Los Angeles may be two of the biggest cities in the United States, but in terms of weather, attractions and general atmosphere, the two couldn't be more different. Trade the cool streets of New York City for the soft sands and vibrant street culture of Venice Beach, or see the famous Walk of Fame and Chinese Theatre in star-studded Hollywood. Be sure to check out surrounding cities for the full Los Angeles experience. Long Beach offers exciting whale-watching cruises, and Laguna Beach is the place to enjoy pristine beaches beneath rocky cliffs. Los Angeles is famous for its mild, sunny weather, so come prepared with plenty of sun block and some stylish shades, but pack a light jacket if you're planning a winter visit. Keep in mind that the public transportation system in Los Angeles is no match for that of New York, so renting a car to cruise the freeways may be the way to go.

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

On average 380 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 49% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 16% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long does the flight from Los Angeles to New York take?

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,523 miles.

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
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 13 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from Los Angeles offer a total of 57,208,411 seats to New York per day
What is the cheapest airline for this route?
The cheapest airline for this route is Delta Air Lines, Inc. on average. Delta Air Lines, Inc. operates 279 flight per week
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