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Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles, CA, United States - NYC to LAX Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:34 AM

Popular flights from New York to Los Angeles Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:34 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $384
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $384
Oct 11, 2016 Oct 17, 2016 $384
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $277
Oct 21, 2016 Oct 25, 2016 $277
Oct 21, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 $277
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $342
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $393
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $364
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $364
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $364
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $364
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $364
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $270
Aug 26, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $270
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 $270
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $270
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $270
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 5, 2016 Oct 12, 2016 $327
Oct 21, 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $327

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 $273.

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 $421 $417
7-14 days $368 $347
14-21 days $366 $338
21-30 days $277 $330
30-60 days $270 $274
60-90 days $270 $274
90+ days $277 $278

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
$270 $270 $270 $271 $270 $277 $277

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
June New York Los Angeles American 6/29/16 7/13/16 0 $421
July New York Los Angeles United 7/25/16 7/27/16 0 $277
August New York Los Angeles United 8/24/16 8/25/16 0 $270
September New York Los Angeles United 9/9/16 9/13/16 0 $270
October New York Los Angeles American 10/21/16 10/25/16 0 $277
November New York Los Angeles American 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $284
December New York Los Angeles American 12/7/16 12/13/16 1 $284
January New York Los Angeles American 1/16/17 1/24/17 0 $306

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
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$539
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$539 $410
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$410 $419
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$419 $366
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$366 $428
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$428
TIPSave $79 by flying into San Diego instead of Los Angeles from New York

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 $339.

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

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 13 13 13 13 13 10 13 06:00 22:30
JetBlue 10 8 10 10 10 7 10 05:45 22:45
Delta 10 9 10 10 10 6 10 07:05 21:40
Virgin America 6 6 6 6 6 6 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 $173.

The average price for round trip flights from New York to Los Angeles is $338.

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 8 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 259 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 33% 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: 333Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:34 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 ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue FLL X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC 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 CLE 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, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $258
New York to Burbank American, JetBlue, United $277
New York to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $349
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
New York to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $246
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $275

Cheap Domestic Flights to Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Boston to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $255
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $279
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $247
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $270
Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $371
Providence to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $404
Albany to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $371
Syracuse to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $397
Manchester to Los Angeles American, United $400
Westchester County to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $380
Harrisburg to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $354
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $417
Wilkes - Barre to Los Angeles American, United $378
Atlantic City to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Los Angeles American, United $309
Elmira - Corning to Los Angeles American $432
New Haven to Los Angeles American $584
Binghamton to Los Angeles American, United $418
Ithaca to Los Angeles American, United $422
Salisbury - Ocean City to Los Angeles American $424
Williamsport to Los Angeles American $620
Martha's Vineyard to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, United Check Dates
Boston to Long Beach American, JetBlue, United $271
Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles, CA, United States, from $270 Round trip from NYC to LAX