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Flying Time When flying from New York to Los Angeles, this can take around 6 h and 23 m in flying time, however this flight duration can vary due to other factors
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Departure Airport John F Kennedy Intl Airport is where you'll take off from when flying from New York to Los Angeles
Arrival Airport You'll land at Los Angeles Intl Airport when flying from New York to Los Angeles

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Latest deals from all New York airports.

Departure Tue, 21 Feb Return Tue, 28 Feb
LGA New York
LAX Los Angeles
return from $139
Departure Mon, 20 Feb Return Mon, 27 Feb
LGA New York
LAX Los Angeles
return from $351
Departure Tue, 07 Mar Return Wed, 08 Mar
LGA New York
LAX Los Angeles
return from $149
Departure Fri, 10 Mar Return Mon, 13 Mar
JFK New York
LAX Los Angeles
return from $396
Route information
Described as the city of microcosms and microclimates, Los Angeles is an all-encompassing vacation spot.
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city center: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city center: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city center: 2 miles
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
Los Angeles airports
  • ( Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX)
    How far from city center: 12 miles
  • ( Citicorp (JCX)
    How far from city center: 1 miles
  • ( Van Nuys (VNY)
    How far from city center: 18 miles
  • ( Whiteman (WHP)
    How far from city center: 17 miles
K Distance: 2447 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from New York

The hypnotizing city of New York is the largest in the USA and is connected to the world via three airports, all built beautifully and efficiently connected to the city. JFK International Airport (JFK) caters primarily to international flights and is the fifth busiest airport in the US. La Guardia Airport (LGA) is mainly for domestic flights and is the closest to Manhattan (eight miles), while Newark International Airport (EWR) caters to both international and domestic flights but is farther away than the other two in New Jersey. It makes up for the distance by being more developed and less crowded. Flights from New York to Los Angeles mostly leave from either JFK or LGA.

Travelling to New York airport

To get from New York to LAX you'll have to go to JFK airport or La Guardia, which are both connected to the city center through Subways, AirTrain, Shuttles, NYC Airport buses and cabs. The best route from the city is to take the NYC Airporter buses at around $13-$17 one-way from Grand Central Station, Penn Station, or the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Other shuttle services are also available (SuperShuttle, Express Shuttle). A cheaper way (around $7-8) is to catch the AirTrain to JFK from the Subway station which has stops all over NYC. The AirTrain provides free transportation all over the airport. Taxis cost around $50-$55 to JFK and around $37 to LGA.

Reaching Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a breathtaking blend of natural and city life. With its serene beaches and noisy roads, it holds everything you need to let loose. Cultural attractions, such as The Bradbury Centre and Getty Centre in Brentwood, are just two to name. For those who are suckers for architecture, Exposition Park's Rose Garden and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angel are a treat. The NoHo Arts district holds The Chandler Outdoor Gallery for urban art lovers, and for literary people, LA houses literary landmarks such as San Pedro and Hollywood Boulevard. The city can keep you occupied for as long as you stay, and traveling is also easy with subways.

Getting to the city center

Flights to Los Angeles from New York land at the LA International Airport (LAX). There are numerous options to get to the city center from there. The most popular service is the FlyAway bus which stops at every LAX terminal and takes passengers to Union Station which connects to every other place in LA; this would take around 45 minutes. Several buses from LAX parking lot C leave for downtown LA including Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Torrance Transit and Culver City Bus Lines. These usually take over an hour since LA is famous for crowded roads. Uber and Lyft are other available options.

😷 Is it safe to travel from New York to Los Angeles during the Covid-19 situation?
At eDreams we do our best to ensure that your travel plans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that United States may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
🔍 For flights from New York to Los Angeles, how can I find the cheapest price?
The cheapest price for a flight from New York to Los Angeles is $139. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
📉 When booking, when is the best time to get the best prices for flights from New York to Los Angeles?
The most popular months to book a trip from New York to Los Angeles are July, October and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from New York to Los Angeles?
The best time of the year to visit Los Angeles depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, August is the best month to fly to Los Angeles from New York in terms of searches from our customers, followed by December and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, February and September are the months with fewer searches for New York - Los Angeles.
🕑 How long does the flight from New York to Los Angeles take?
Flight length from New York to Los Angeles is around 06:23 hours on average, at an average distance of 3,984 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Los Angeles compared to New York?
While in New York the temperatures can reach an average of 32.5 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Los Angeles's temperatures can go up to 36.22 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 1.09 ºC in Los Angeles, compared to the -11.93 ºC average degrees reported in New York. During the winter period, New York can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Los Angeles have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between New York and Los Angeles?
The main route from New York to Los Angeles is: La Guardia (LGA) to Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Spirit Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find New York - Los Angeles flights between John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Delta Air Lines.
  • ITA Airways.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from New York to Los Angeles are:
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from New York to Los Angeles are:
  • Spirit Airlines, stopping at Chicago during at least 315 minutes.
  • American Airlines, with 75 minutes of layover in Philadelphia.
  • Spirit Airlines, with 111 minutes scale in Detroit.
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