Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Search and find cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles (United States, North America)

Flight Insight for New York to Los Angeles

We have aggregated the last 35,450,923 fares on this route and compiled them into an insight for you.
In this overview you can see how much of an impact different factors have on the price of your tickets.

Airline

Cheapest Sun Country Airlines
Average price $465
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $617

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 8
Average price $448
Most expensive Week 48
Average price $711

Days to departure

Cheapest 57 days
Average price $461
Most expensive 0 days
Average price $933

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $512
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $578

Airport

Cheapest EWR-LAX
Average price $530
Most expensive JFK-LAX
Average price $561

Time of day

Cheapest Morning
Average price $541
Most expensive Noon
Average price $556

Airline, Seasonality and Days to departure are the major factors that impact ticket price for New York — Los Angeles flights.

According to our data Sun Country Airlines, Frontier Airlines and US Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

Cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from New York is February and March. Most expensive are December and July.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for New York — Los Angeles route is approximately 57 days to departure.

Newark Liberty Intl is the cheapest origin airport when flying from New York to Los Angeles.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

We've got 20 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Momondo users most often book with Bookairfare, Tripsta or Faregeek for New York to Los Angeles flights.

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways are the most popular choices flying from New York to Los Angeles.

The chart shows the evolvement of the price throughout the year. The numbers on the x-axis dictate the week numbers.

Travel tips

New York to Los Angeles flights are currently cheapest between 11/13/2014 and 12/12/2014.

The graph shows how the price evolves in relation to the number of days until departure.

Travel tips

Try booking 2 to 4 months in advance of your flight from New York to Los Angeles to get the cheapest fares.

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Best deals are often available if you fly on Tuesdays. Sundays are popular so tend to be priciest.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

Stop-off cities for indirect flights from New York to Los Angeles include Douglas, Saint Paul Intl and Sky Harbor Intl.

Of the possible routes between New York and Los Angeles best prices tend to be found on EWR - LAX.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

It's generally cheapest to take Morning flights from New York to Los Angeles.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Los Angeles from New York
One-way trip
November 16
159 USD
FlightNetwork
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 10min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Nov 04 - Nov 11
305 USD
Faregeek
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
6h 15min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 20min
Direct
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Oct 01 - Oct 04
314 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 3min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 28min
Direct
EWR Newark Liberty Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
Sep 17 - Sep 22
320 USD
Bookairfare
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
6h 5min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 30min
Direct
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
Sep 14 - Sep 17
331 USD
Smartfares
JFK John F Kennedy
15h 0min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
5h 20min
Direct
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
Sep 11 - Sep 14
336 USD
CheapOair
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 50min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
Sep 24 - Sep 28
303 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 50min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
Sep 25 - Sep 28
303 USD
Tripsta
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 50min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
Oct 02 - Oct 05
304 USD
Tripsta
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 17min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 50min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy

Just getting there

One-way flights to Los Angeles from New York
One-way trip
October 01
151 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 17min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
October 25
157 USD
AirTranAirways
LGA La Guardia
8h 50min
ATL 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
October 14
157 USD
Virgin America Inc.
LGA La Guardia
9h 0min
ATL 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 30
304 USD
Tripsta
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 15min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 16 - Sep 18
304 USD
Tripsta
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 15min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 20 - Sep 27
308 USD
Faregeek
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 5min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

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Los Angeles weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Los Angeles.

Monday, Monday, September 01, 2014

31°C
20°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 02, 2014

31°C
19°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 03, 2014

30°C
19°C

Thursday, Thursday, September 04, 2014

29°C
19°C

Friday, Friday, September 05, 2014

30°C
19°C

Saturday, Saturday, September 06, 2014

31°C
19°C

Sunday, Sunday, September 07, 2014

31°C
18°C

Monday, Monday, September 08, 2014

28°C
17°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 09, 2014

29°C
16°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 10, 2014

34°C
17°C

Cost of living comparison between New York and Los Angeles

Compare cost of living in New York and Los Angeles

New York

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 15 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 74.97 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 6 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.65 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.97 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.69 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.32 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.75 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.27 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.96 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 51.82 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.98 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.27 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.04 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.57 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.73 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.31 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.27 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.39 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.08 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 28% lower in Los Angeles than New York, whilst transportation is conversely more expensive by around 1%.

A domestic beer costs around USD 1 less in a Los Angeles restaurant than in New York, whilst a full bill is likely to be around 30% cheaper.

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