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

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The best prices from Los Angeles 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 (LAX) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to NYC flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles 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 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 33% 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 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Los Angeles 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 to New York?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to New York from Los Angeles average $235. You can even find prices in August for less than $235, as users have found deals to New York from as low as $62. The month of December 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 25%.

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 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to NYC flights for May, June
15 May - 19 May
$128pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 19 May
$136pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 22 May
$139pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Los Angeles found for this year
15 May - 19 May
$128pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 19 May
$136pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 22 May
$139pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to New York from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to New York direct flight deals
14 Aug - 21 Aug
$218pp
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
$219pp
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
$221pp
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 to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
15 May - 19 May
$128pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 19 May
$136pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 May - 22 May
$139pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to New York
7:19 pm - 5:46 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 27m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$74
Gotogate
7:19 pm - 5:46 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 27m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$75
mytrip.com
7:19 pm - 5:46 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 27m
LAX - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$78
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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 59 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 to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to New York is less than $236.

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, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 18 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 56% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 11% 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 17m. Fly via Delta, Spirit Airlines, or Major Airline 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 $128, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to New York.. This flight start at 55% 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?

$61 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 to New York.
Flight duration
5h 51m
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 to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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 to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of LAX to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of LAX to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% 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 to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to New York.
Sunday
42 daily flights
Monday
71 daily flights
Tuesday
64 daily flights
Wednesday
106 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
57 daily flights
Saturday
44 daily flights
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