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Flights from New York to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:19 -05:00

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New York to Los Angeles Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:19 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 25,259,180,125 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles. United & American 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.

United
NYCLAX
Mon 1/23
1 stop
LAXNYC
Mon 1/23
1 stop
$270
American
NYCLAX
Wed 12/7
1 stop
LAXNYC
Tue 12/13
1 stop
$275
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Wed 1/11
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 1/18
1 stop
$282
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Wed 1/11
1 stop
LAXNYC
Thu 1/19
1 stop
$283
JetBlue
NYCLAX
Fri 1/20
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 1/25
1 stop
$289
Alaska
NYCLAX
Tue 1/10
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 1/25
1 stop
$310

How Much is a Flight from New York to Los Angeles? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $281.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $467 $275
7-14 days $357 $290
14-21 days $347 $335
21-30 days $456 $375
30-60 days $287 $270
60-90 days $291 $283
90+ days $291 $287

Cheapest Day To Fly from New York to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 25,265,511,629 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$270 $282 $275 $284 $283 $280 $289

Compare Flight Prices from New York to Los Angeles by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
December New York Los Angeles American 12/7/16 12/13/16 1 $275
January New York Los Angeles United 1/23/17 1/23/17 1 $270
February New York Los Angeles Virgin America 2/1/17 2/6/17 1 $282
March New York Los Angeles United 3/28/17 4/4/17 1 $287
April New York Los Angeles United 4/24/17 4/26/17 1 $305
May New York Los Angeles United 5/3/17 5/17/17 1 $305
June New York Los Angeles JetBlue 6/2/17 6/7/17 1 $338
July New York Los Angeles American 7/5/17 7/18/17 2 $357

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$338
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$338 $345
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$345 $594
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$594 $585
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$585 $332
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$332

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York to Los Angeles Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $316.

The average price for direct flights from New York to Los Angeles is $344.

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 13 13 12 13 13 12 13 06:00 22:15
JetBlue 10 8 9 10 10 7 10 06:00 22:45
Delta 9 9 9 8 8 6 7 07:00 21:05
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 Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $235.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Los Angeles is $460.

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 32 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 37% 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: Dec 4, 2016 2:19 -05:00Number of routes searched: 1,034Number of itineraries searched: 7,970,832

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 IAH
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SJC
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue MCO
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 BOS
United CLE
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 Last modified: Dec 4, 2016 2:19 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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