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
26 % of flights from New York to Los Angeles are booked with 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
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Tuesday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 21 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
06h 21min
10h 10min
11h 45min
The favorite connection is non-stop
87 % of all bookings on the route New York to Los Angeles are for non-stop flights.
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

Cheapest outbound flight from $103.00
Roundtrip from $187.00
Flight duration min. 05:55 / max. 06:48
Return flight duration min. 05:10/ max. 05:33
Distance 3979 km
Flights per week 293
Departure airport New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK)
Arrival airport Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX)
Destination country United States