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Flight information for New York to Los Angeles
(NYC to LAX)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Los Angeles

Fastest flight time

5h 52m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Los Angeles

1 airport
The fastest flight from New York to Los Angeles takes 5h 52m
Direct flights go from New York to Los Angeles on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Alaska Airlines.
There is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Los Angeles

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from New York is August. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Los Angeles?

Friday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Friday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

in the morning

New York to Los Angeles flights are approximately 0% more expensive in the morning than in the morning

What is the cheapest New York to Los Angeles flight route?

Newark - Los Angeles

Fly from Newark to Los Angeles for the best New York - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Los Angeles flights?

32 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Los Angeles is approximately 32 days to departure

Newark Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$749
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New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)$558
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When you’re planning your trip from New York to Los Angeles, the most popular airport-to-airport route is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Los Angeles Airport. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly out of when travelling to Los Angeles, you can try Newark Airport or New York LaGuardia Airport which are located in Newark and New York respectively. When travelling from New York, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Los Angeles. Good options for arrival airports in Los Angeles, you can try Los Angeles Airport (in Los Angeles) or Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (in Santa Ana). In May, $558 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from New York to Los Angeles which you can find when you fly LGA — SNA.


Easily compare return flights from New York to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
16 Sep
EWR13:25Newark
6h 10m
LAX19:35Los Angeles
16 Sep
LAX19:38Los Angeles
15h 44m
1 stop
EWR11:22Newark
United Airlines
13 Sep
EWR08:00Newark
5h 45m
LAX13:45Los Angeles
27 Sep
LAX12:30Los Angeles
5h 02m
EWR17:32Newark
Alaska Airlines
2 Nov
EWR16:29Newark
6h 04m
LAX22:33Los Angeles
7 Nov
LAX17:30Los Angeles
5h 22m
EWR22:52Newark
JetBlue
28 Oct
EWR17:00Newark
5h 49m
LAX22:49Los Angeles
2 Nov
LAX02:30Los Angeles
5h 18m
EWR07:48Newark
Sun Country Air
23 Sep
EWR07:35Newark
14h 17m
1 stop
LAX21:52Los Angeles
1 Oct
LAX08:50Los Angeles
18h 48m
1 stop
EWR03:38Newark
Spirit Airlines
17 Sep
EWR13:25Newark
6h 10m
LAX19:35Los Angeles
17 Sep
LAX18:59Los Angeles
17h 03m
1 stop
EWR12:02Newark

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines
United Airlines
1 Nov
EWR15:00Newark
6h 25m
LAX21:25Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
12 Nov
EWR15:29Newark
6h 04m
LAX21:33Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
26 Aug
EWR08:18Newark
9h 01m
1 stop
LAX17:19Los Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from New York

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
28 May
EWR13:20Newark
10h 00m
1 stop
LAX23:20Los Angeles
29 May
LAX04:20Los Angeles
5h 25m
EWR09:45Newark
JetBlue
28 May
EWR14:24Newark
6h 21m
LAX20:45Los Angeles
29 May
LAX01:30Los Angeles
5h 18m
EWR06:48Newark
Alaska Airlines
28 May
EWR12:15Newark
6h 08m
LAX18:23Los Angeles
28 May
LAX18:38Los Angeles
5h 22m
EWR00:00Newark
United Airlines
28 May
EWR10:20Newark
6h 08m
LAX16:28Los Angeles
31 May
LAX19:59Los Angeles
7h 16m
1 stop
EWR03:15Newark
Spirit Airlines
28 May
EWR16:15Newark
6h 06m
LAX22:21Los Angeles
31 May
LAX17:00Los Angeles
9h 40m
1 stop
EWR02:40Newark
Spirit Airlines
28 May
EWR16:15Newark
6h 06m
LAX22:21Los Angeles
18 Jun
LAX15:30Los Angeles
15h 25m
1 stop
EWR06:55Newark

Spirit Airlines flights from New York to Los Angeles

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on New York to Los Angeles flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
16 Sep
EWR13:25Newark
6h 10m
LAX19:35Los Angeles
16 Sep
LAX19:38Los Angeles
15h 44m
1 stop
EWR11:22Newark
Spirit Airlines
17 Sep
EWR13:25Newark
6h 10m
LAX19:35Los Angeles
17 Sep
LAX18:59Los Angeles
17h 03m
1 stop
EWR12:02Newark
Spirit Airlines
15 Sep
EWR13:25Newark
6h 10m
LAX19:35Los Angeles
15 Sep
LAX18:59Los Angeles
17h 03m
1 stop
EWR12:02Newark

United Airlines flights from New York to Los Angeles

Our best United Airlines deals on New York to Los Angeles flight tickets
United Airlines
13 Sep
EWR08:00Newark
5h 45m
LAX13:45Los Angeles
27 Sep
LAX12:30Los Angeles
5h 02m
EWR17:32Newark
United Airlines
7 Sep
EWR02:00Newark
8h 44m
1 stop
LAX10:44Los Angeles
22 Oct
LAX12:15Los Angeles
5h 08m
EWR17:23Newark
United Airlines
7 Sep
EWR16:30Newark
5h 54m
LAX22:24Los Angeles
14 Sep
LAX08:45Los Angeles
5h 04m
EWR13:49Newark

  • How far is New York to Los Angeles by plane?

    A flight from New York to Los Angeles will travel around 3940.2 km. Flights usually cover this in 5h 43m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



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