Cheap flights from New York to Los Angeles

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Flight information for New York to Los Angeles
(NYC to LAX)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Los Angeles
Best price found 297 C$ The best flight deal from New York to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is 297 C$
Fastest flight time 6h 2m The fastest flight from New York to Los Angeles takes 6h 2m.
Direct flights Mo, Tu, We, Fr, Sa and Su Direct flights go from New York to Los Angeles on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and Alaska Airlines..
Airports in Los Angeles 2 airports There are 2 airports near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX), Santa Monica (SMO)

How to get the cheapest flight from New York to Los Angeles

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight for your trip
What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Los Angeles?
August
The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from New York is August. The most expensive is December.
What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Los Angeles?
Wednesday
The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Saturday
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Los Angeles?
in the morning
New York to Los Angeles flights are approximately 12% more expensive at noon than in the morning
What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from New York?
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Los Angeles
What is the cheapest New York to Los Angeles flight route?
Newark - Los Angeles
Fly from Newark to Los Angeles for the best New York - Los Angeles flight prices
How far in advance should you book New York to Los Angeles flights?
34 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Los Angeles is approximately 34 days before departure
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New York to Los Angeles flight comparison made easy

Below you can see the best fares for your route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Spirit Airlines
22 Dec.
LGA
New York LaGuardia
11h 50m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Jan.
LAX
Los Angeles
9h 10m
1 stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
18 Dec.
EWR
Newark
7h 30m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Dec.
LAX
Los Angeles
10h 51m
1 stop
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
1 Jan.
EWR
Newark
10h 35m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jan.
LAX
Los Angeles
8h 25m
1 stop
EWR
Newark

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines and JetBlue
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Spirit Airlines
21 Dec.
EWR
Newark
7h 30m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
15 Feb.
EWR
Newark
10h 44m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
23 Dec.
LGA
New York LaGuardia
16h 24m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Which airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

Many airlines have safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Two of the airlines doing this are Alaska Airlines and Delta. When flying from New York to Los Angeles, expect masks to be provided as they are required onboard. Aircraft are also being thoroughly cleaned with enhanced products on a regular basis. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline.

Are airlines flying from New York to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from New York to Los Angeles are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Alaska Airlines, Delta, and JetBlue.

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