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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Los Angeles to New York, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles to New York so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to New York - LAX to NYC

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 $347
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 18, 2015 Oct 31, 2015 $260
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 12, 2015 Aug 19, 2015 $3,284
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $289
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $497
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $497
Sep 5, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $497
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 16, 2015 $497
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 20, 2015 $497
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $263
Sep 11, 2015 Sep 25, 2015 $263
Sep 11, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 $263
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $263
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 25, 2015 $263
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2015 Sep 16, 2015 $260
Oct 2, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $260
Oct 10, 2015 Oct 13, 2015 $260
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $149
Oct 27, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $149
Nov 3, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 $149
Nov 3, 2015 Nov 11, 2015 $149
Nov 7, 2015 Nov 14, 2015 $149
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 $314
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 $314
Sep 18, 2015 Sep 25, 2015 $314
Sep 18, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $314
Sep 19, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $314

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to New York (LAX to NYC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to New York, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $176.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to New York (LAX to NYC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles to New York based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Los Angeles to New York should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $538 $399
7-14 days $405 $276
14-21 days $382 $257
21-30 days $382 $207
30-60 days $381 $150
60-90 days $381 $149
90+ days $382 $149

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to New York

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Los Angeles to New York.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$168 $149 $150 $184 $216 $150 $216

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to New York

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Los Angeles to New York.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Los Angeles New York United 8/31/15 9/16/15 1 $212
September Los Angeles New York United 9/16/15 9/29/15 1 $150
October Los Angeles New York United 10/27/15 11/4/15 1 $149
November Los Angeles New York United 11/3/15 11/17/15 1 $149
December Los Angeles New York United 12/5/15 12/9/15 1 $292
January Los Angeles New York American 1/12/16 1/22/16 1 $361
February Los Angeles New York American 2/9/16 2/23/16 1 $361
March Los Angeles New York American 3/1/16 3/15/16 1 $362

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles to New York

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Los Angeles to New York.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$795
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$795 $538
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$538 $388
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$388 $387
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$387 $382
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$382

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to New York (LAX to NYC)

Your Los Angeles to New York flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Los Angeles to New York is $773.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to New York is $382.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to New York.

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to New York
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 12 12 12 12 11 10 12 06:00 23:20
JetBlue 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 06:20 23:05
Delta 10 7 7 8 9 6 9 06:10 22:55
United 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 06:00 22:26
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:25 22:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to New York (LAX to NYC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Los Angeles to New York. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Los Angeles to New York is $490.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to New York is $773.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, JetBlue, Virgin America $246
Ontario to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $229
Long Beach to New York United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $347
Santa Ana to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $170
Burbank to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $222
Los Angeles to Newark Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Virgin America $191
Bakersfield to New York United, US Airways, American $428
Santa Barbara to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways $359
Palm Springs to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $338
Palomar to New YorkCheck Dates
San Luis Obispo to New York United, American, US Airways $406
Santa Maria to New York United $400
Tijuana to New York Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Virgin America, AeroMexico, Interjet $598
San Diego to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue, Virgin America $289
Santa Ana to Newark United, Alaska, American, US Airways $213
Ontario to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways $235
Burbank to Newark United, American, US Airways $240
Long Beach to Newark United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $347
Los Angeles to Philadelphia Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $149
Palm Springs to Newark Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Virgin America $338
Los Angeles to Chicago Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $80
Los Angeles to Boston Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $150
San Luis Obispo to Newark United, American, US Airways $406
Bakersfield to Newark United, US Airways, American Check Dates
Santa Barbara to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways $353
Los Angeles to Westchester County Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $231
Los Angeles to Atlanta United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $156
Palomar to NewarkCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue $166
Santa Maria to Newark United $400

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to New York (LAX to NYC)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to New York with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Los Angeles to New York.

Los Angeles to New York
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American STL X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit ORD X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United CLE X X X X X X X
US Airways PHL X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAS X X X X X X X
Southwest MCI X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Los Angeles and New York, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Los Angeles to New York Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to New York?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to New York flight time is 5 hours and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and New York?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to New York is 2468 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to New York?
Answer: There are 262 direct flights from Los Angeles to New York.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to New York?
Answer: American Airlines provides 30% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and New York.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to New York?
Answer: Chicago, IL
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