Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Selected fares from New York to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC LAX Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 3 $172
NYC LAX Sun, Oct 4 - Mon, Oct 5 $266
NYC LAX Sat, Nov 7 - Tue, Nov 10 $274
NYC LAX Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 15 $326
NYC LAX Wed, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 8 $337
NYC LAX Wed, Oct 14 - Thu, Oct 22 $362
NYC LAX Fri, Oct 16 - Mon, Oct 26 $369
NYC LAX Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 3 $427
NYC LAX Thu, Jan 14 - Tue, Jan 19 $507
NYC LAX Sat, Aug 29 - Wed, Sep 2 $3,277
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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$266
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$266
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New York and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US

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  • 1

    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

  • 2

    John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from JFK to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 4 China Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 5 jetBlue
    Terminal 7 United Airlines
    Terminal 8 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
  • 3

    Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US

map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from NYC to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin America, jetBlue
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 5 Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 7 United Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 11 New York (JFK) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $266
Earn $2.66
Return Sun, Sep 13 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (JFK) Sun Country Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 8 New York (JFK) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $266
Earn $2.66
Return Tue, Sep 22 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (JFK) Sun Country Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 24 New York (JFK) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $266
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Return Thu, Oct 1 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (JFK) Sun Country Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 1 New York (JFK) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $266
Earn $2.66
Return Mon, Oct 5 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (JFK) Sun Country Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 27 New York (LGA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $172
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Return Tue, Nov 3 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (LGA) United Airlines

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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 27 New York (LGA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $172
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 5 New York (LGA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $218
Earn $2.18
Return Mon, Nov 9 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (LGA) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 5 New York (LGA) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $218
Earn $2.18
Return Mon, Nov 9 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (LGA) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from New York to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 3 New York (JFK) Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines $384
Earn $3.84
Return Tue, Nov 10 Los Angeles (LAX) New York (JFK) American Airlines
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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.

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Interesting facts about flights from New York to Los Angeles

    • 63 direct flights are operating from New York to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 13m.
    • American Airlines flight 171 (6:00 AM GMT, Airbus A321) is today's earliest available flight from New York to Los Angeles.
    • jetBlue flight 1023 (9:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A318/A319/320/321) is today's latest available flight from New York to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New York to Los Angeles (jetBlue flight 323, Airbus Industrie A318/A319/320/321) takes 5h 52m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New York to Los Angeles (Delta Air Lines flight 420, Boeing 757-200 with Winglets) takes 6h 39m.
    • Flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to Los Angeles on Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA185 JFK 9:00 PM LAX 12:08 AM 32B 6hr 8min
Alaska Airlines AS1841 JFK 9:00 PM LAX 12:08 AM 321 6hr 8min
US Airways US185 JFK 9:00 PM LAX 12:08 AM 32B 6hr 8min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA177/UA6290 JFK 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM 32B/E7W 9hr 10min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA512/UA6290 JFK 5:31 PM LAX 12:10 AM 757/E7W 9hr 39min
US Airways/United Airlines US177/UA6290 JFK 6:00 PM LAX 12:10 AM 32B/E7W 9hr 10min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1919/US1737 JFK 5:04 PM LAX 12:14 AM 320/321 10hr 10min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1919/AA1737 JFK 5:04 PM LAX 12:14 AM 320/321 10hr 10min
American Airlines AA1737 JFK 6:30 PM LAX 12:14 AM 321 8hr 44min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1737/US1737 JFK 6:30 PM LAX 12:14 AM 321/321 8hr 44min
American Airlines/US Airways AA861/US1737 LGA 5:10 PM LAX 12:14 AM 321/321 10hr 4min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA861/AA1737 LGA 5:10 PM LAX 12:14 AM 321/321 10hr 4min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4460/AA1737 LGA 6:00 PM LAX 12:14 AM E70/321 9hr 14min