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Fares from $79 One Way, $146 Round Trip from Orange County to New York

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More About Flying To New York from Orange County

Flights from Orange County to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Orange County to New York?

There certainly is. United Airlines offers direct flights from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which makes flying from Orange County to New York a piece of cake.

What is the shortest flight from Orange County to New York?

The quickest flight time from Orange County to New York is 5 hours and 13 minutes, which gives you lots of time to enjoy a red wine or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Orange County to New York most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Orange County to New York route. You can select from 37 flights per month with this carrier.

Route Information for Flights from Orange County to New York

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeNYC
Distance2468 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, KLM, Qatar Airways, Air Europa, Icelandair, Air France, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Australia, Aeromexico, El Al, South African Airways, Royal Air Maroc, JetBlue Airways, Qantas, China Southern Airlines, Alitalia, Hawaiian Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui, TAP Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival7:19PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:21AM UTC

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Amazing service during a very stressful time!

Mar 14, 2020

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Mar 4, 2020

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Mar 1, 2020

Nice service

Feb 28, 2020

Great service!

Feb 25, 2020

All was very good Thank you

Feb 21, 2020

Thanks for the quiet to sleep.

Feb 17, 2020

Left and arrived on time

Feb 16, 2020

It was a great flight, happy they’re serving meals and you don’t have to pay for it.

Feb 14, 2020

Pleasant overall experience.

Flights from Orange County to New York

Departing From Orange County, CA
John Wayne Airport

The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to Orbitz.com can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.

Convenient Parking Options

John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.

How to Get There

Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on Orbitz.com.

Grab a Bite

With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit Orbitz.com. It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.

New York Airport Information

There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.

Ground Transportation in New York

New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

New York Area Weather Information

New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.

What to Do in New York

New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.