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Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles, CA, United States - NYC to LAX Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 1:38 AM

Popular flights from New York to Los Angeles Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 1:38 AM

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Sun Country
NYCLAX
Sat 10/1
1 stop
LAXNYC
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$259
Select
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Wed 10/5
1 stop
LAXNYC
Sun 10/9
1 stop
$259
Select
Alaska
NYCLAX
Wed 10/5
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 10/12
1 stop
$270
Select
JetBlue
NYCLAX
Sat 10/8
1 stop
LAXNYC
Thu 10/13
1 stop
$270
Select
JetBlue
NYCLAX
Tue 11/8
1 stop
LAXNYC
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$270
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 9/20
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 9/23
1 stop
$270
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 9/20
1 stop
LAXNYC
Tue 9/27
1 stop
$270
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 9/21
1 stop
LAXNYC
Sun 9/25
1 stop
$270
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Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 9/21
1 stop
LAXNYC
Tue 9/27
1 stop
$270
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Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 9/21
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 9/28
1 stop
$270
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American
NYCLAX
Sat 10/1
nonstop
LAXNYC
Tue 10/4
nonstop
$272
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United
NYCLAX
Tue 9/20
nonstop
LAXNYC
Sun 10/2
nonstop
$275
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United
NYCLAX
Tue 9/20
nonstop
LAXNYC
Thu 10/6
nonstop
$275
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United
NYCLAX
Tue 9/20
nonstop
LAXNYC
Fri 10/7
nonstop
$275
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United
NYCLAX
Wed 9/21
nonstop
LAXNYC
Sat 10/8
nonstop
$275
Select
United
NYCLAX
Fri 9/23
nonstop
LAXNYC
Thu 9/29
nonstop
$275
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Spirit
NYCLAX
Sat 9/10
2 stops
LAXNYC
Tue 9/13
2 stops
$396
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Spirit
NYCLAX
Mon 10/17
2 stops
LAXNYC
Tue 11/1
2 stops
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from New York to Los Angeles (NYC to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from New York to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $262.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from New York to Los Angeles 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 New York to Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $414 $374
7-14 days $311 $304
14-21 days $277 $262
21-30 days $271 $262
30-60 days $272 $259
60-90 days $275 $262
90+ days $275 $279

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$262 $262 $259 $262 $262 $259 $264

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from New York to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August New York Los Angeles Sun Country 8/31/16 9/14/16 1 $374
September New York Los Angeles Sun Country 9/19/16 9/26/16 1 $262
October New York Los Angeles Sun Country 10/1/16 10/4/16 1 $259
November New York Los Angeles Sun Country 11/1/16 11/15/16 1 $262
December New York Los Angeles American 12/7/16 12/13/16 0 $275
January New York Los Angeles American 1/9/17 1/17/17 0 $275
February New York Los Angeles American 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 $275
March New York Los Angeles American 3/15/17 3/31/17 0 $275

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

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 New York to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$589
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$589 $446
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$446 $313
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$313 $275
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$275 $272
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$272
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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from New York to Los Angeles (NYC to LAX)

Your New York to Los Angeles 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 New York to Los Angeles is $299.

The average price for non-stop flights from New York to Los Angeles is $276.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from New York to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 12 11 12 12 11 7 12 06:00 22:30
JetBlue 10 8 10 10 10 7 10 05:50 22:40
Delta 9 9 9 9 9 5 8 07:05 20:25
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:00 20:20

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

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 New York to Los Angeles. 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 New York to Los Angeles is $147.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Los Angeles is $289.

New York to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average New York to Los Angeles flight time is 6 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between New York and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from New York to Los Angeles is 2468 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 239 direct flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 32% of the non-stop flights between New York and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from New York to Los Angeles (NYC to LAX) Number of flights searched: 331Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 1:38 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from New York to Los Angeles 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 New York to Los Angeles.

New York to Los Angeles
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
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BUF 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 DTW X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X 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 DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $249
New York to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $277
New York to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $277
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $311
New York to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Delta, United $275
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $283

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $233
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $165
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $270
Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $360
Providence to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $339
Albany to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $375
Syracuse to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $382
Manchester to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $341
Westchester County to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $330
Harrisburg to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $311
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $392
Wilkes - Barre to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $328
Atlantic City to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $306
Elmira - Corning to Los Angeles American, Delta $406
New Haven to Los Angeles American $392
Binghamton to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $406
Ithaca to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $406
Salisbury - Ocean City to Los Angeles American $432
Williamsport to Los Angeles American $351
Martha's Vineyard to Los Angeles Delta Check Dates
Boston to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta $254
Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $259 Round trip from NYC to LAX