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Airfares from $104 One Way, $221 Round Trip from New York to Los Angeles

Prices starting at $221 for return flights and $104 for one-way flights to Los Angeles were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Los Angeles economy flight packages

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More About Flying To Los Angeles from New York

Route Information for Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code QLA
Distance 2468 mi
Direct Flight Airlines JAL, Icelandair, Fiji Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, EL AL, Qantas, Iberia, Korean Air, Brussels Airlines, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, Air Europa, Air France, Emirates, China Eastern Airlines, Aeromexico, Royal Air Maroc, Etihad Airways, JetBlue Airways, LATAM Airlines, Finnair, ITA Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui, TAP Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:14PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 5:49AM UTC

Escape the bright lights of the Big Apple for the beaches of LA with flights from New York to Los Angeles. Use Orbitz to plan your west coast adventure and find a choice of great deals on flights for your trip.

Popular Routes from New York to Los Angeles

Most of the flights that link New York and Los Angeles depart from John F. Kennedy International and land at LAX. One of the most popular routes in the US, this transcontinental flight carries hundreds of thousands of passengers every year.

Airlines offering direct flights from New York to LA include Alaska, American, Delta and JetBlue.

An alternative route for passengers flying to California is Newark to LAX. Although not quite as busy as JFK – LAX, this route still offers a great choice of daily flights and competitive airfares. Most of the flights that link Newark with Los Angeles are operated by United Airlines.

The Flight from New York to Los Angeles

New York to Los Angeles is one of the busiest passenger air routes in the world, and the most popular in the US. Every year, over four million people fly from the Big Apple to the City of Angels, with flights departing both JFK and Newark incredibly regularly throughout the day.

On average, planes take just over six hours to fly from New York to Los Angeles. The return leg of the journey is even quicker, with some planes able to complete the 2,500-mile trip in less than five hours.

Both premium carriers and budget airlines operate flights from New York to LA. This gives you a great choice of airfares and departure times when booking your trip.

Most planes that fly the route cruise at an altitude of 35,000 feet. This puts you well above the clouds and means you’ll be able to enjoy fantastic views of the landscapes below.

If the weather is clear as you travel across the US, you may well be able to spot fields, mountains, lakes and other prominent geographical features. If you’re lucky enough to get a window seat, you’ll also get a close of view of LA as you come into land.

From LAX, you can fly to a huge number of destinations across the US and around the world. If you’re staying in LA, you can continue your journey by taxi, bus or private shuttle after touching down in the city.

Relax, enjoy the flight and save your energy for exploring the attractions of Los Angeles.

Other Flight Destinations in California

One of the most beautiful and diverse states in the US, California has a lot to offer. If you want to see a little more of the Golden State, why not try one of these popular alternative routes?

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