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Fares from $34 One Way, $68 Round Trip from New York to Los Angeles

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Route Information for Flights from New York to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA CodeNYC
Destination Airport IATA CodeQLA
Distance2468 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Air Europa, Emirates, China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, Etihad Airways, JetBlue Airways, LATAM Airlines Ecuador, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Hawaiian Airlines, Alitalia, Air Tahiti Nui, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival4:28PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:19AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 16, 2020

Brendon was especially helpful and kind.

Mar 8, 2020

I missed an outlet to charge my phone

Mar 7, 2020

Update the TVs outlet. I couldn’t use my apple headphones to watch tv.

Mar 3, 2020

Seat ok, not enough room to move in and out of row.

Feb 25, 2020

Friendly staff! Thank you

Feb 23, 2020

I would definitely fly With this airline again. Seats were comfortable, airplane was modern, staff was friendly and it was on time

Feb 12, 2020

The free WiFi will bring me back for sure!

Feb 3, 2020

Simply a great flight!

Jan 30, 2020

WiFi absolutely the WORST - could NEVER connect. Recurring issue.

Jan 27, 2020

Everything was great!

Escape the bright lights of the Big Apple for the beaches of LA with flights from New York to Los Angeles. Use Orbitz to plan your west coast adventure and find a choice of great deals on flights for your trip.


Popular Routes from New York to Los Angeles

Most of the flights that link New York and Los Angeles depart from John F. Kennedy International and land at LAX. One of the most popular routes in the US, this transcontinental flight carries hundreds of thousands of passengers every year.

Airlines offering direct flights from New York to LA include Alaska, American, Delta and JetBlue.

An alternative route for passengers flying to California is Newark to LAX. Although not quite as busy as JFK – LAX, this route still offers a great choice of daily flights and competitive airfares. Most of the flights that link Newark with Los Angeles are operated by United Airlines.


The Flight from New York to Los Angeles

New York to Los Angeles is one of the busiest passenger air routes in the world, and the most popular in the US. Every year, over four million people fly from the Big Apple to the City of Angels, with flights departing both JFK and Newark incredibly regularly throughout the day.

On average, planes take just over six hours to fly from New York to Los Angeles. The return leg of the journey is even quicker, with some planes able to complete the 2,500-mile trip in less than five hours.

Both premium carriers and budget airlines operate flights from New York to LA. This gives you a great choice of airfares and departure times when booking your trip.

Most planes that fly the route cruise at an altitude of 35,000 feet. This puts you well above the clouds and means you’ll be able to enjoy fantastic views of the landscapes below.

If the weather is clear as you travel across the US, you may well be able to spot fields, mountains, lakes and other prominent geographical features. If you’re lucky enough to get a window seat, you’ll also get a close of view of LA as you come into land.

From LAX, you can fly to a huge number of destinations across the US and around the world. If you’re staying in LA, you can continue your journey by taxi, bus or private shuttle after touching down in the city.

Relax, enjoy the flight and save your energy for exploring the attractions of Los Angeles.


Other Flight Destinations in California

One of the most beautiful and diverse states in the US, California has a lot to offer. If you want to see a little more of the Golden State, why not try one of these popular alternative routes?

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Flights from New York to Los Angeles - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New York to Los Angeles?

Nonstop services are operated by 4 airlines from New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which means you could be booking your fun-filled getaway in a matter of minutes. Here are some trusted carriers to look into:

  • JetBlue Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Qantas
What is the shortest flight from New York to Los Angeles?

The quickest flight from New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) is 5 hours and 33 minutes. Bring something on board to keep you amused, like a fascinating read or your travel journal.

What airlines fly from New York (and vicinity) to Los Angeles (and vicinity) most frequently?

Here are the airlines that operate the most frequently between New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). No matter what you're looking for in a carrier, you're sure to find one that ticks all the boxes among these: JetBlue - (B6) with 269 flights every month Delta - (DL) with 221 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 214 flights every month Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 98 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Los Angeles?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Los Angeles have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Los Angeles with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Los Angeles without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.