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Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, United States

New York City to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:08 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,956,096,032 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles, California. American & Alaska frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles, California flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
NYCLAX
Sat 5/6
2 stops
LAXNYC
Tue 5/16
2 stops
$275
Alaska
NYCLAX
Tue 4/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 4/26
1 stop
$283
Virgin America
NYCLAX
Tue 4/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 4/26
1 stop
$291
United
NYCLAX
Sat 4/29
2 stops
LAXNYC
Sat 5/6
2 stops
$301
Sun Country
NYCLAX
Fri 4/28
1 stop
LAXNYC
Mon 5/8
1 stop
$302
JetBlue
NYCLAX
Tue 4/25
1 stop
LAXNYC
Wed 4/26
1 stop
$307

How Much is a Flight from New York City to Los Angeles, California? 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 City to Los Angeles, California, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $292.

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

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from New York City to Los Angeles, California 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 City to Los Angeles, California? 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 City to Los Angeles, California.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $472 $348
7-14 days $378 $325
14-21 days $387 $288
21-30 days $317 $286
30-60 days $317 $275
60-90 days $357 $308
90+ days $355 $299

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

We've examined 31,970,767,432 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New York City to Los Angeles, California is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310$277$281$286$288$275$323

Compare Flight Prices from New York City to Los Angeles, California 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 City to Los Angeles, California flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March New York City Los Angeles, California American 3/27/17 4/3/17 2 $348
April New York City Los Angeles, California American 4/25/17 5/1/17 2 $277
May New York City Los Angeles, California American 5/6/17 5/16/17 2 $275
June New York City Los Angeles, California American 6/6/17 6/13/17 1 $308
July New York City Los Angeles, California American 7/13/17 7/25/17 2 $299
August New York City Los Angeles, California United 8/29/17 9/12/17 1 $303
September New York City Los Angeles, California United 9/8/17 9/23/17 1 $299
October New York City Los Angeles, California United 10/11/17 10/25/17 1 $302

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California 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 City to Los Angeles, California. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$380
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$380 $467
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$467 $326
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$326 $288
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$288 $294
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$294

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California 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 City to Los Angeles, California is $318.

The average price for direct flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California is $368.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 11 12 12 12 12 8 12 06:00 22:00
JetBlue 10 9 9 10 10 7 10 05:45 22:55
Major Airlines 10 9 9 10 10 5 10 07:07 21:00
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 07:00 20:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California 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 City to Los Angeles, California. 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 City to Los Angeles, California is $173.

The average price for round trip flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California is $308.

New York City to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from New York City to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average New York City to Los Angeles, California flight time is 6 hours and 21 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from New York City?
Answer: The distance from New York City to Los Angeles, California is 2,468 miles (3,971 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 244 direct flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular New York City airlines for direct flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: American Airlines provides 32% of the non-stop flights between New York City and Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from New York City to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in New York City flying to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Mar 25, 2017 2:08 -04:00Number of routes searched: 1,032Number of itineraries searched: 8,247,583

Wondering which airlines fly out of New York City to Los Angeles, California? We've gathered the average price of New York City airlines with flights to Los Angeles, California. 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 City to Los Angeles, California
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
JetBlue -
Major Airlines -
Spirit -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American ATL
American CLT
American DFW
Alaska SEA
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue MCO
JetBlue BUF
Copa PTY
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Norwegian Shuttle OSL
Frontier DEN
Hawaiian HNL
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit DTW
Spirit FLL
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United SFO
United BOS
United BWI
Virgin America SFO
Virgin America FLL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America DAL

New York City to Los Angeles, California Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New York City and Los Angeles, California. 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: Mar 25, 2017 2:08 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from New York City to Los Angeles, California