Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles

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Flight information for New York to Los Angeles
(NYC to LAX)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Los Angeles
Best Price Found$102The best flight deal from New York to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $102
Fastest flight time5h 33mThe fastest flight from New York to Los Angeles takes 5h 33m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from New York to Los Angeles on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: JetBlue and Azul.
Airports in Los Angeles1 airportThere is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Los Angeles

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What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from New York is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Los Angeles?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

in the evening

New York to Los Angeles flights are approximately 10% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from New York?

Spirit Airlines

Alaska Airlines, Frontier, and JetBlue are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest New York to Los Angeles flight route?

New York LaGuardia - Los Angeles

Fly from New York LaGuardia to Los Angeles for the best New York - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Los Angeles flights?

32 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Los Angeles is approximately 32 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from New York to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Major Airline
EWRNewark
5h 23m
LAXLos Angeles
Major Airline
JFKNew York John F Kennedy Intl
5h 54m
LAXLos Angeles
Major Airline
LGANew York LaGuardia
5h 50m
LAXLos Angeles
American Airlines
SWFNew Windsor Stewart
8h 08m
LAXLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles

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Major Airline
EWRNewark
5h 23m
LAXLos Angeles
Major Airline
JFKNew York John F Kennedy Intl
5h 54m
LAXLos Angeles
Major Airline
LGANew York LaGuardia
5h 50m
LAXLos Angeles

Best airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to Los Angeles with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $73
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.0
7.3

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.2

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Pros: Well, it was not very comfortable and we were delayed for an hour. And a crew member was sick.

Cons: Mostly everything.

1 / 10
Frontier
PriceFrom $82
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.6

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Cons: I asked for a bottle of water because i needed to take my meds and I was given the run around and after i payed i Was given the bottle of water followed by we are about to land in half an hour are you sure?? Of course im sure i need to take my meds. I am a veteran and have to take my meds on time.

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Delayed flight no reasons seems like American Airlines don’t know what to do in these situations

Cons: I believe this airlines should have figured the answer to this question by now.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.7

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: The comfort of the plane was great! Lots of room and very comfortable seating.

Cons: I found some members of staff to be a bit rude. When other passengers asked questions or did something wrong (that was a minor issue), one of the staff members in particular talked down to them and treated them like they were stupid.

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $127
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: everything

Cons: nono

1 / 10
JetBlue
PriceFrom $130
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.2

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.4

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Wayne at the DCA Airport was gracious and amazing.

Cons: The planes still aren’t clean. Pretty sure something was growing on the seat in front of me.

1 / 10
Sun Country Air
PriceFrom $160
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.6

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.6

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Quick boarding. Inexpensive ticket. Direct flight.

Cons: Crew walked thru cabin at least 5 times collecting garbage, but could not hand out sealed snack or sealed water. People sat should-to-shoulder - No buffer space, but asked to leave the plane with 6 foot intervals???? This airline picks and chooses their Covid precautions. Quick and inexpensive flight, if you don’t mind the rest.

1 / 3

  • Which airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Many airlines have put safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Alaska Airlines. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled sanitation, enhanced cleaning of aircrafts, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the implemented practices made by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from New York to Los Angeles. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.


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