Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Selected fares from New York to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC LAX Thu, May 28 - Sat, May 30 $284
NYC LAX Fri, Jun 5 - Mon, Jun 8 $333
NYC LAX Fri, Jun 5 - Mon, Jun 8 $333
NYC LAX Fri, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 11 $340
NYC LAX Wed, May 13 - Tue, Jun 2 $357
NYC LAX Wed, May 13 - Tue, Jun 2 $357
NYC LAX Fri, May 29 - Sat, Jun 6 $387
NYC LAX Thu, Nov 5 - Sun, Nov 8 $456
NYC LAX Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 10 $510
NYC LAX Mon, Jun 1 - Thu, Jun 25 $4,528

New York and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US

map of airports in New York
  • 1

    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

  • 2

    JFK 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 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 Airport, El Segundo (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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June

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August

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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

    • 70 direct flights are operating from New York to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 17m.
    • 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 (United Airlines flight 703, Boeing 757 Passenger) takes 6h 3m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New York to Los Angeles (Delta Air Lines flight 420, Boeing 767-300 (Winglets) 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.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to Los Angeles on Tue, May 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA199/AA2279 JFK 5:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 10hr 6min
American Airlines/US Airways AA199/US2279 JFK 5:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 10hr 6min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1908/AA2279 LGA 2:45 PM LAX 12:06 AM 321/738 12hr 21min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1908/US2279 LGA 2:45 PM LAX 12:06 AM 321/738 12hr 21min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA345/AA2279 LGA 5:10 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 9hr 56min
American Airlines/US Airways AA345/US2279 LGA 5:10 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 9hr 56min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA355/AA2279 LGA 5:59 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 9hr 7min
American Airlines/US Airways AA355/US2279 LGA 5:59 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 9hr 7min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA359/AA2279 LGA 7:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 8hr 6min
American Airlines/US Airways AA359/US2279 LGA 7:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 8hr 6min
US Airways/American Airlines US199/AA2279 JFK 5:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 10hr 6min
US Airways/Alaska Airlines US199/AS1256 JFK 5:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 10hr 6min
US Airways/US Airways US199/US2279 JFK 5:00 PM LAX 12:06 AM 738/738 10hr 6min