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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to New York, NY, United States - LAX to NYC

Popular flights from Los Angeles to New York

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $363
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $210
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $210
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $419
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $297
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $297
May 23, 2016 May 29, 2016 $297
May 24, 2016 May 29, 2016 $297
May 24, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $297
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $397
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 18, 2016 $284
May 12, 2016 May 25, 2016 $284
May 12, 2016 May 19, 2016 $284
May 12, 2016 May 24, 2016 $284
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $284
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $274
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 22, 2016 May 29, 2016 $290
May 23, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 $290
May 23, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $290
May 23, 2016 May 24, 2016 $290
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $290

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 $283.

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 $442 $324
7-14 days $287 $281
14-21 days $287 $274
21-30 days $285 $284
30-60 days $295 $285
60-90 days $357 $314
90+ days $336 $210

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
$284 $274 $284 $284 $284 $284 $285

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
May Los Angeles New York United 5/24/16 5/25/16 1 $274
June Los Angeles New York Sun Country 6/1/16 6/3/16 1 $284
July Los Angeles New York United 7/6/16 7/26/16 0 $357
August Los Angeles New York American 8/20/16 8/24/16 1 $210
September Los Angeles New York American 9/7/16 9/16/16 1 $210
October Los Angeles New York American 10/8/16 10/27/16 1 $210
November Los Angeles New York American 11/5/16 11/12/16 1 $210
December Los Angeles New York American 12/1/16 12/10/16 1 $210

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$460
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$460 $287
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$287 $285
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$285 $297
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$297 $297
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$297

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 $345.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to New York is $308.

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 13 12 13 13 13 10 10 06:00 23:30
JetBlue 10 9 8 10 10 8 9 00:39 22:20
Delta 9 9 9 10 10 6 8 06:10 23:55
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 07:25 23:05

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 $162.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to New York is $333.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $275
Ontario to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $274
Long Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $308
Santa Ana to New York American, Alaska, United $255
Burbank to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $285
Los Angeles to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $253
Bakersfield to New York American, United $528
Santa Barbara to New York American, Alaska, United $434
Palm Springs to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $347
Palomar to New YorkCheck Dates
San Luis Obispo to New York American, United $434
Santa Maria to New York United $597
Tijuana to New York Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $416
San Diego to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $320
Santa Ana to Newark American, Alaska, United $289
Ontario to Newark American, Alaska, United $274
Burbank to Newark American, United $285
Long Beach to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $383
Los Angeles to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $285
Palm Springs to Newark American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $364
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $132
Los Angeles to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $324
San Luis Obispo to Newark American, United $434
Bakersfield to Newark American, United $528
Santa Barbara to Newark American, Alaska, United $434
Los Angeles to Westchester County American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $449
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $234
Palomar to NewarkCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $217
Santa Maria to Newark United $597

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 ORD 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 DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN 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
United IAH X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW 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 32 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 239 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 32% 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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