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 46,263,439 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 376 USD
Most expensive Southwest Airlines
Average price 493 USD

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 8
Average price 367 USD
Most expensive Week 52
Average price 561 USD

Days to departure

Cheapest 58 days
Average price 379 USD
Most expensive 0 days
Average price 760 USD

Airport

Cheapest LGA-LAX
Average price 426 USD
Most expensive JFK-LAX
Average price 458 USD

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price 420 USD
Most expensive Sunday
Average price 469 USD

Time of day

Cheapest Morning
Average price 439 USD
Most expensive Noon
Average price 451 USD

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 Delta Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

We've got 26 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

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

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for New York — Los Angeles route is approximately 58 days to departure.

La Guardia is the cheapest origin airport when flying from New York to Los Angeles.

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 LGA - LAX.

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

Travel tips

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 7/3/2015 and 8/7/2015.

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 of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

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 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
May 11
143 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 5min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
May 06
150 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 16min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl
One-way trip
May 07
155 USD
Bookairfare
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 16min
Direct
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
May 05 - May 26
286 USD
Smartfares
JFK John F Kennedy
12h 27min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles
Return trip
May 15 - May 18
274 USD
CheapTickets
JFK John F Kennedy
12h 27min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
May 12 - May 18
274 USD
CheapTickets
JFK John F Kennedy
7h 52min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
May 19 - May 26
287 USD
CheapTickets
JFK John F Kennedy
12h 27min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy

Just getting there

One-way flights to Los Angeles from New York
One-way trip
May 16
141 USD
Travelgenio
JFK John F Kennedy
12h 27min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to New York
Return trip
May 08 - May 11
271 USD
CheapTickets
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
7h 52min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 05 - May 10
279 USD
JustFly
LAX Los Angeles Intl
7h 15min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
8h 17min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl
Return trip
May 04 - May 11
283 USD
CheapTickets
LAX Los Angeles Intl
14h 0min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
18h 7min
MSP 1 stop
LAX Los Angeles Intl

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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: 14.91 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 74.54 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.96 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.75 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.11 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 10.72 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.73 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.74 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.73 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.48 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.55 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .81 USD

Los Angeles

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 13.92 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 54.67 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.97 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.4 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.34 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.23 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 2.93 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.41 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.74 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.97 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 2.37 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .97 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 27% lower in Los Angeles than New York, whilst transportation is conversely more expensive by around 8%.

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 22% cheaper.

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