Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles

Favorite airline: American Airlines
The favorite airline for flights from New York to Los Angeles is American Airlines.
American Airlines
26 %
Alaska Airlines
21 %
JetBlue Airways
20 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
Our tip: book flights on this route 8 weeks before departure and save up to 34 %.
55 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Tuesday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Flights with a stopover are on average $33.00 more expensive than direct flights.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
06h 21min
10h 10min
11h 45min
$123
$156
$305
The favorite connection is non-stop
87 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
06h 21min, from $123
87 %
1 stopover San Francisco International Airport, CA
10h 20min, from $171
7 %
1 stopover Boston Logan International Airport, MA
08h 55min, from $262
2 %
Flight information New York - Los Angeles
Cheap direct flights
Flight details New York - Los Angeles
  • Flight duration: min. 05:55 / max. 06:48
  • Distance: 3979 km
  • Flights per week: 293
  • Return flight duration: min. 05:10 / max. 05:33