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 31,206,134 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 $455
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price $628

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 8
Average price $436
Most expensive Week 48
Average price $704

Days to departure

Cheapest 57 days
Average price $462
Most expensive 0 days
Average price $934

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $507
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $581

Airport

Cheapest EWR-LAX
Average price $528
Most expensive JFK-LAX
Average price $559

Time of day

Cheapest Morning
Average price $539
Most expensive Noon
Average price $555

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 American Airlines 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 19 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Momondo users most often book with Bookairfare, OneTravel 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 10/8/2014 and 11/14/2014.

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.

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: 14.96 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 79.76 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.63 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.87 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.72 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.22 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.69 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.49 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.49 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.26 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 10.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 51.97 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.3 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.04 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 6.86 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.8 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.32 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.45 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.07 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 23% lower in Los Angeles than New York, whilst transportation is conversely more expensive by around 5%.

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 34% cheaper.

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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Los Angeles from New York
One-way trip
September 03
146 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 35min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
September 23
162 USD
TravelPapa
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 35min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
September 26
164 USD
TravelPapa
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 35min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
Aug 14 - Aug 18
427 USD
Faregeek
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
7h 54min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 53min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Aug 13 - Aug 18
483 USD
Faregeek
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 10min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
8h 14min
BOS 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Aug 15 - Aug 22
491 USD
airtickets.com
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
9h 45min
DFW 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 45min
Direct
EWR Newark Liberty Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
Oct 10 - Oct 14
285 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 16min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 19min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Oct 14 - Oct 21
303 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
9h 9min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 29min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
Sep 12 - Sep 14
303 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 5min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
10h 11min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to Los Angeles from New York
One-way trip
October 27
157 USD
Virgin America Inc.
LGA La Guardia
9h 0min
ATL 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
October 29
157 USD
Virgin America Inc.
LGA La Guardia
9h 0min
ATL 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
October 24
158 USD
AirTranAirways
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
Oct 16 - Oct 23
226 USD
FlightNetwork
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 19min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 1min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Sep 13 - Sep 16
298 USD
TravelPapa
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 0min
PHX 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 35min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
Oct 13 - Oct 16
303 USD
US Airways
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 36min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
10h 22min
CLT 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
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