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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
Oct 13, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 $343
Nov 10, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 $343
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 14, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 $334
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 23, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 $200
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 10, 2015 Oct 13, 2015 $291
Nov 7, 2015 Nov 11, 2015 $291
Nov 14, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 $291
Nov 14, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 $291
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 17, 2015 Nov 19, 2015 $485
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 1, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $280
Oct 2, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $280
Oct 5, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $280
Oct 7, 2015 Oct 13, 2015 $280
Oct 8, 2015 Oct 14, 2015 $280
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 6, 2015 Oct 24, 2015 $335
Oct 10, 2015 Oct 19, 2015 $335
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 10, 2015 Oct 17, 2015 $301
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 10, 2015 Nov 11, 2015 $221

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 $241.

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 $477 $346
7-14 days $363 $294
14-21 days $328 $288
21-30 days $325 $240
30-60 days $325 $224
60-90 days $337 $217
90+ days $341 $291

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
$261 $221 $200 $214 $279 $227 $291

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 Virgin America 8/31/15 9/16/15 1 $406
September Los Angeles New York United 9/14/15 9/16/15 1 $194
October Los Angeles New York Virgin America 10/27/15 11/10/15 1 $222
November Los Angeles New York Virgin America 11/10/15 11/11/15 1 $217
December Los Angeles New York Virgin America 12/8/15 12/9/15 1 $254
January Los Angeles New York Virgin America 1/6/16 1/19/16 1 $257
February Los Angeles New York Spirit 2/6/16 2/9/16 1 $270
March Los Angeles New York Virgin America 3/2/16 3/8/16 1 $286

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
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$517
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$517 $411
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$411 $337
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$337 $332
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$332 $332
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$332

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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 $312.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to New York is $341.

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 11 12 12 11 8 10 06:00 23:30
JetBlue 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 06:29 23:30
Delta 9 7 8 9 9 6 9 06:10 22:55
United 7 6 7 7 7 5 7 06:00 22:10
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:30 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 $168.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to New York is $312.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to New York Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $306
Ontario to New York United, Alaska, American, US Airways, JetBlue $307
Long Beach to New York United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $328
Santa Ana to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways $310
Burbank to New York United, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue $194
Los Angeles to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue, Virgin America $284
Bakersfield to New York United, American, US Airways $412
Santa Barbara to New York Alaska, United, US Airways, American $390
Palm Springs to New York United, Alaska, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Virgin America $304
Palomar to New YorkCheck Dates
San Luis Obispo to New York United, American, US Airways $417
Santa Maria to New York United $410
Tijuana to New York Volaris, Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, AeroMexico, Interjet $495
San Diego to Newark Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Virgin America $339
Santa Ana to Newark Alaska, United, US Airways, American $319
Ontario to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways $319
Burbank to Newark United, American, US Airways $261
Long Beach to Newark United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $343
Los Angeles to Philadelphia United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier $302
Palm Springs to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Virgin America $329
Los Angeles to Chicago Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Boston Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $259
San Luis Obispo to Newark United, US Airways, American $417
Bakersfield to Newark United, US Airways, American $417
Santa Barbara to Newark Alaska, United, American, US Airways $390
Los Angeles to Westchester County United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $360
Los Angeles to Atlanta Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $99
Palomar to NewarkCheck Dates
Los Angeles to Baltimore United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue $200
Santa Maria to Newark United $417

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
Spirit ORD X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
US Airways PHL X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAS X X X X X X X
Southwest STL 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 29 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 252 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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