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New York City
The primary airport serving New York City is John F. Kennedy International Airport, which is located about 12 miles southeast of Lower Manhattan, on JFK Access Road. Airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles include American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and Virgin America.
There are several ways to reach the airport. JFK's AirTrain connects with both the subway and the Long Island Rail. A single-fare ticket costs between $7.25 and$13.75. The NYC Airporter is another option. The shuttle stops at the bus terminal, Grand Central Station and Penn Station, and the fare is roughly $15.75 to reach the airport. NYC Transit buses are also available with a fare of just $2.25. Alternatively, you may take a taxi from Manhattan to JFK at a flat rate of $45. Both short- and long-term parking is available at JFK. The fare for short-term parking is $6 for the first hour and $3 for each half hour after, with a $33 maximum for 24 hours. The fare for long-term parking is $18 for the first 24 hours and $6 for each additional 8 hours.
In every terminal at JFK there are at least 10 options for restaurants or cafes. Whether you want to sit down for a meal at a steakhouse, have a quick breakfast sandwich at Au Bon Pain, or just grab your favorite Starbucks coffee, you will be sure to find what you need.
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, or the City of Angels, is located on the coast of southern California. Being home to Hollywood, it is famously known as the Entertainment Capital of the World. It is also the second most populous city in the US, after NYC.
Welcome to the Creative Capital
The Los Angeles International Airport is situated 16 miles from central Los Angeles, at 1 World Way. There are numerous ways to reach your destination in L.A. The airport offers the LAX Shuttle and Airline Connections service to transport passengers to the Metro Green Line Aviation Station free of charge. From there, you may take the Metro to your destination. All fares are $5 and under. The FlyAway buses have stops at Irvine Station, Union Station, Van Nuys, and Westwood, and tickets range from $7 to $25. There are also various hotel and parking lot shuttles, as well as taxis that service the airport. If you need a car for your stay in L.A., there are numerous rental car companies located at the airport for your convenience. Orbitz.com can help you find a great deal on rental cars from LAX.
Los Angeles enjoys a subtropical-Mediterranean climate. The average high in the summer is in the 80s, and lows are in the 60s. During the winter, average highs reach the 60s, and lows are in the 50s. Los Angeles is known to be a sunny city, but the weather can change very quickly, so it is best to bring clothes for both hot and cooler temperatures. One of the best times to visit is the late spring when there are less tourists; you may even have the chance to experience the famous "June Gloom"-overcast or foggy skies in the morning that give way to the sun by the afternoon.
You will not lack things to do in L.A. There is a long list of landmarks and sites to see while you are there. Some of these include the Capital Records Building, the Kodak Theatre, the Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood Sign. Gallery Row boasts several famous art galleries. On the other hand, you may wish to spend a significant amount of time relaxing on the beaches. L.A. is a city for creative thinkers and is famously full of artists, writers, actors and performers of all kinds. Soak in the creative spirit and maybe you'll even run into one of your favorite stars while you're visiting.
Hollywood or Bust
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Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles
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Cheapest weekend flights in June from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Fri, Jun 7||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||Delta Air Lines||$318|
|Return Mon, Jun 10||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||Delta Air Lines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Wed, Jun 5||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||United Airlines||$298|
|Return Wed, Jun 19||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||United Airlines|
Best one-week trip in June from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Thu, Jun 6||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||Sun Country Airlines||$342|
|Return Thu, Jun 13||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||Sun Country Airlines|
Cheapest weekend flights in July from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Sat, Jul 13||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||Virgin America||$375|
|Return Sun, Jul 14||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||Virgin America|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Tue, Jul 9||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||United Airlines||$342|
|Return Tue, Jul 23||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||United Airlines|
Best one-week trip in July from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Wed, Jul 3||New York (LGA)||Los Angeles (LAX)||United Airlines||$357|
|Return Wed, Jul 10||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (LGA)||United Airlines|
Cheapest weekend flights in August from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Fri, Aug 16||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||United Airlines||$371|
|Return Mon, Aug 19||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Tue, Aug 27||New York (LGA)||Los Angeles (LAX)||AirTran Airways||$302|
|Return Tue, Sep 10||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (LGA)||AirTran Airways|
Best one-week trip in August from New York to Los Angeles
|Leave Tue, Aug 27||New York (JFK)||Los Angeles (LAX)||Virgin America||$362|
|Return Tue, Sep 3||Los Angeles (LAX)||New York (JFK)||Virgin America|
Airports in New York NY, US
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles
JFK Airport (JFK)
Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from JFK to LAX
Terminal Carriers Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin America Terminal 5 JetBlue Airways Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 8 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines
Newark Airport (EWR)
Distance from City Center: 11.5 miles
Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)
Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from NYC to LAX
Terminal Carriers Terminal 3 JetBlue Airways, Virgin America Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines Terminal 5 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
Aircraft options between New York and Los Angeles
|Boeing 757-200 Passenger||Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways|
|Boeing 767-200 Passenger||American Airlines, Alaska Airlines|
|Boeing 767-300 (Winglets) Passenger||Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines|
|Airbus Industrie A320||Virgin America, JetBlue Airways|
|Boeing 757 Passenger||United Airlines, US Airways|
More to explore for New York to Los Angeles
- 52 direct flights are operating from New York to Los Angeles today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 16m.
- United Airlines flight 1159 (1:00 AM GMT, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from New York to Los Angeles.
- American Airlines flight 185 (4:45 PM GMT, Boeing 767-200 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from New York to Los Angeles.
- Today's shortest direct flight from New York to Los Angeles (Alaska Airlines flight 6057, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) takes 5h 58m.
- Today's longest direct flight from New York to Los Angeles (Alaska Airlines flight 5228, Boeing 757-200 Passenger) takes 6h 38m.
- Flights from JFK Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.
|AirTran Airways||NYC||LAX||Tue, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 10||$302|
|US Airways||NYC||LAX||Wed, Sep 4 - Tue, Sep 10||$303|
|Sun Country Airlines||NYC||LAX||Mon, Jun 17 - Tue, Jun 18||$342|
|Frontier Airlines||NYC||LAX||Tue, Nov 12 - Wed, Nov 13||$342|
|JetBlue Airways||NYC||LAX||Fri, Oct 25 - Tue, Oct 29||$356|
|United Airlines||NYC||LAX||Fri, Nov 1 - Sat, Nov 9||$358|
|Virgin America||NYC||LAX||Sat, Oct 5 - Wed, Oct 9||$358|
|Alaska Airlines||NYC||LAX||Wed, Dec 25 - Fri, Jan 17||$362|
|Delta Air Lines||NYC||LAX||Sun, Sep 8 - Tue, Sep 17||$362|
|American Airlines||NYC||LAX||Thu, Oct 31 - Mon, Nov 4||$362|
|Spirit Airlines||NYC||LAX||Mon, Sep 9 - Fri, Sep 20||$500|
|Hawaiian Airlines||NYC||LAX||Mon, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 10||$702|
Daily flight schedule for Sat, May 25, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|United Airlines||UA1175||JFK||6:00 AM||LAX||9:08 AM||752||6hr 8min|
|Virgin America||VX399||JFK||7:00 AM||LAX||10:15 AM||320||6hr 15min|
|JetBlue Airways||B6671||JFK||7:00 AM||LAX||10:19 AM||320||6hr 19min|
|American Airlines||AA33||JFK||7:30 AM||LAX||10:50 AM||762||6hr 20min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS1048||JFK||7:30 AM||LAX||10:50 AM||762||6hr 20min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS5574||JFK||8:30 AM||LAX||11:34 AM||752||6hr 4min|
|Delta Air Lines||DL120||JFK||8:30 AM||LAX||11:34 AM||752||6hr 4min|
|United Airlines||UA1201||JFK||8:30 AM||LAX||11:47 AM||752||6hr 17min|
|American Airlines||AA1||JFK||9:00 AM||LAX||12:25 PM||762||6hr 25min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS1979||JFK||9:00 AM||LAX||12:25 PM||762||6hr 25min|
|Virgin America||VX407||JFK||9:25 AM||LAX||12:40 PM||320||6hr 15min|
|American Airlines||AA19||JFK||10:30 AM||LAX||1:40 PM||762||6hr 10min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS1766||JFK||10:30 AM||LAX||1:40 PM||762||6hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA703||JFK||11:13 AM||LAX||2:15 PM||757||6hr 2min|
|US Airways||US6647||JFK||11:13 AM||LAX||2:15 PM||757||6hr 2min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS6057||JFK||12:00 PM||LAX||2:58 PM||752||5hr 58min|
|Delta Air Lines||DL863||JFK||12:00 PM||LAX||2:58 PM||752||5hr 58min|
|American Airlines||AA3||JFK||12:00 PM||LAX||3:05 PM||762||6hr 5min|
|Alaska Airlines||AS1747||JFK||12:00 PM||LAX||3:05 PM||762||6hr 5min|
|Virgin America||VX411||JFK||1:00 PM||LAX||4:15 PM||320||6hr 15min|