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Flights from New York to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 14:32 -04:00

New York to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 14:32 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles. American & United frequently offer the best deals on New York to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$242
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United
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$257
Select
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Fri 10/14
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$267
Select
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Tue 10/18
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$267
Select
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$267
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Sun Country
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$267
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Sun Country
NYCLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXNYC
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$267
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 11/4
1 stop
$267
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$267
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$267
Select
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXNYC
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$267
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Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 11/4
1 stop
$267
Select
JetBlue
NYCLAX
Tue 11/8
1 stop
LAXNYC
Sun 11/13
1 stop
$280
Select
Alaska
NYCLAX
Thu 11/10
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$310
Select
Alaska
NYCLAX
Mon 11/14
1 stop
LAXNYC
Thu 12/1
1 stop
$310
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Alaska
NYCLAX
Tue 12/6
1 stop
LAXNYC
Sun 12/11
1 stop
$310
Select
Alaska
NYCLAX
Sat 12/10
1 stop
LAXNYC
Fri 12/16
1 stop
$310
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Spirit
NYCLAX
Wed 10/19
2 stops
LAXNYC
Mon 10/24
2 stops
$406
Select

How Much is a Flight from New York to Los Angeles?

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 $266.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from New York to Los Angeles?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from New York to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $426 $345
7-14 days $287 $274
14-21 days $286 $267
21-30 days $281 $242
30-60 days $281 $269
60-90 days $282 $269
90+ days $281 $288

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Los Angeles

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New York to Los Angeles is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$273 $242 $267 $269 $267 $269 $274

Compare Flight Prices from New York to Los Angeles by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for New York to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September New York Los Angeles American 9/30/16 10/17/16 1 $379
October New York Los Angeles American 10/25/16 10/26/16 1 $242
November New York Los Angeles Sun Country 11/1/16 11/12/16 1 $273
December New York Los Angeles Sun Country 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 $269
January New York Los Angeles Virgin America 1/14/17 1/14/17 0 $281
February New York Los Angeles American 2/7/17 2/14/17 0 $282
March New York Los Angeles United 3/4/17 3/14/17 1 $306
April New York Los Angeles United 4/5/17 4/21/17 1 $337

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from New York to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$287
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$287 $274
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$274 $274
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$274 $269
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$269 $274
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$274

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $334.

The average price for direct flights from New York to Los Angeles is $361.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from New York to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 12 11 12 12 12 8 12 05:55 22:00
JetBlue 10 8 10 10 10 7 10 05:50 22:40
Delta 9 9 9 9 9 5 8 07:00 20:45
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:00 20:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York to Los Angeles

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 $174.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Los Angeles is $315.

New York to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average New York to Los Angeles flight time is 6 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from New York?
Answer: The distance from New York to Los Angeles is 2,468 miles (3,971 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New York to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 240 direct flights from New York to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular New York airlines for direct 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in New York flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 14:32 -04:00Number of routes searched: 949Number of itineraries searched: 8,031,833

Wondering which airlines fly out of New York to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of New York airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

New York to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
JetBlue -
Delta -
Spirit -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American LAS
AeroMexico CUN
Alaska SEA
Alaska SJC
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue BUF
Copa PTY
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
Delta CVG
Delta DTW
Frontier DEN
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit DTW
Spirit FLL
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United SFO
United AUS
United BOS
Virgin America SFO
Virgin America FLL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America DAL

New York to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New York and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $192
Flights from New York to Burbank American, JetBlue, Delta, United $287
Flights from New York to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta, Hawaiian $286
Flights from New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from New York to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $283
Flights from 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
Flights from Boston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $212
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $226
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $177
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $273
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $242
Flights from Providence to Los Angeles Delta, United $280
Flights from Albany to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $375
Flights from Syracuse to Los Angeles JetBlue, Delta, United $324
Flights from Manchester to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $280
Flights from Westchester County to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, Delta, United $302
Flights from Harrisburg to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $349
Flights from Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $348
Flights from Wilkes - Barre to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $304
Flights from Atlantic City to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Flights from Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Flights from Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $315
Flights from Elmira - Corning to Los Angeles American, Delta $324
Flights from New Haven to Los Angeles American $333
Flights from Binghamton to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $324
Flights from Ithaca to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $324
Flights from Salisbury - Ocean City to Los Angeles American $234
Flights from Williamsport to Los Angeles American $456
Flights from Martha's Vineyard to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Flights from Boston to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta $236
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