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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)

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

$47

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 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 70% on flights from Los Angeles to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 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 $365. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $503.

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 $289. You can even find prices in February for less than $289, as users have found deals to New York from as low as $197. 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 36%.

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 December, January 2021

The best prices found for LAX to NYC flights for December, January
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$57pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Los Angeles found for this year
23 Dec - 6 Jan
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$56pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$57pp
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
14 Jan - 28 Jan
$156pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Dec - 30 Dec
$157pp
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
4 Feb - 10 Feb
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska 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
11 Dec - 13 Jan
$88pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$92pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$93pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
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
6:01 pm - 11:38 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 37m
LAX - JFK
Multiple Airlines
$47
Gotogate
12:18 pm - 12:59 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 41m
LAX - EWR
Frontier
$48
Kiwi.com
4:50 pm - 6:30 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 40m
LAX - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$49
Travelgenio

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.

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 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 $56, but on average you can expect to pay $67.

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 $166.

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

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

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

On average 21 flights depart from Los Angeles to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 76% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% 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 04m. Fly via JetBlue or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 2462 mi between Los Angeles and New York. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $56, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to New York.. This flight start at 80% 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?

$27 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 Frontier, with prices from $39.

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 40m
Average temperature for December in New York
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in New York
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 8 airlines 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 N/A 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

Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of LAX to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of LAX to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% 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
Sunday
54 daily flights
Monday
47 daily flights
Tuesday
40 daily flights
Wednesday
70 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
50 daily flights
Saturday
36 daily flights
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