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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
Best price found£54The best return flight deal from New York to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £54. The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from New York in the past 72 hours is £36
Fastest flight time6h 00mThe fastest flight from New York to Los Angeles takes 6h 00m
Direct flightsTue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from New York to Los Angeles on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
Airports in Los Angeles1 airportThere 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?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Sunday.

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

in the afternoon

New York to Los Angeles flights are approximately 10% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from New York?

Spirit Airlines

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Los Angeles

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


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
26 Jan
LGA11:30New York LaGuardia
7h 28m
1 stop
LAX18:58Los Angeles
2 Feb
LAX03:57Los Angeles
7h 11m
1 stop
LGA11:08New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
29 Jan
EWR13:00Newark
6h 30m
LAX19:30Los Angeles
4 Feb
LAX15:25Los Angeles
15h 15m
1 stop
EWR06:40Newark
Alaska Airlines
26 Jan
EWR03:15Newark
6h 20m
LAX09:35Los Angeles
2 Feb
LAX17:45Los Angeles
5h 15m
EWR23:00Newark
JetBlue
19 Apr
JFK04:00New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 07m
LAX10:07Los Angeles
19 Apr
LAX10:10Los Angeles
5h 32m
JFK15:42New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
12 Jan
JFK08:59New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 26m
LAX15:25Los Angeles
18 Jan
LAX11:50Los Angeles
5h 09m
JFK16:59New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
16 Mar
JFK04:00New York John F Kennedy Intl
10h 01m
1 stop
LAX14:01Los Angeles
22 Mar
LAX10:30Los Angeles
5h 20m
JFK15:50New York John F Kennedy Intl

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
Spirit Airlines
24 Jan
EWR10:40Newark
7h 53m
1 stop
LAX18:33Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
22 Mar
EWR04:00Newark
6h 19m
LAX10:19Los Angeles
JetBlue
11 Jan
JFK16:00New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 31m
LAX22:31Los 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
15 Dec
EWR08:12Newark
27h 17m
3 stops
LAX11:29Los Angeles
15 Jan
LAX13:19Los Angeles
12h 27m
1 stop
EWR01:46Newark
Multiple Airlines
12 Dec
LGA01:00New York LaGuardia
8h 02m
1 stop
LAX09:02Los Angeles
14 Dec
LAX15:25Los Angeles
19h 36m
2 stops
LGA11:01New York LaGuardia
JetBlue
14 Dec
JFK15:20New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 30m
LAX21:50Los Angeles
11 Jan
LAX01:40Los Angeles
5h 22m
JFK07:02New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
14 Dec
EWR15:50Newark
6h 31m
LAX22:21Los Angeles
11 Jan
LAX03:20Los Angeles
5h 20m
EWR08:40Newark
United Airlines
16 Dec
EWR02:30Newark
12h 55m
1 stop
LAX15:25Los Angeles
4 Jan
LAX19:55Los Angeles
8h 03m
1 stop
EWR03:58Newark
Delta
13 Dec
LGA01:00New York LaGuardia
8h 00m
1 stop
LAX09:00Los Angeles
13 Jan
LAX19:40Los Angeles
7h 30m
1 stop
LGA03:10New York LaGuardia

Best airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to Los Angeles with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom £78
Free cancellation
Rating
6.4
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom £85
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
Delta
PriceFrom £95
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
American Airlines
PriceFrom £114
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
JetBlue
PriceFrom £121
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
United Airlines
PriceFrom £176
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0

Choose the best way to get from New York to Los Angeles


  • Are airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from New York to Los Angeles are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines.

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

    The distance between New York and Los Angeles is about 2448.3 mi. 5h 50m is a normal flight duration for this route.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from New York to Los Angeles?

    Flights to Los Angeles from New York generally have a carbon footprint of about 2,193, {1} - momondo offers a CO2 sorter in search results to highlight the smallest available carbon footprints for plane travel. Taking the train instead of flying would reduce your CO2 emissions by around 77%. Taking a bus instead of flying lowers your carbon footprint to about 325, {1} (86% less).


Can I fly to Los Angeles from New York right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Can I fly back to New York from Los Angeles?

Returning to New York from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

If you are planning to travel to Los Angeles at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for New York to Los Angeles

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Fastest flight time6h 08m
Cheapest price£246
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Fastest flight time7h 46m
Cheapest price£290
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Fastest flight time5h 57m
Cheapest price£445
New York to Reno Flights
Fastest flight time16h 50m
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