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Cheap Flights to New York from Los Angeles

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at AU$144 for one-way flights and AU$338 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Los Angeles to New York route information

Origin Airport Los Angeles Intl.
Destination Airport John F. Kennedy Intl.
Airlines Serving Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta
Flight Price AU$337
Distance 3,950 km

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Cheap LAX to JFK Flights

  • Can I change the date of my flight?

    Yes, you can change your departure or arrival date. If you wish to save some funds in doing so, the lowest-cost day to fly in February is Tuesday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.
  • How long is the flight from LAX to JFK?

    Qantas can take you there in five hours and 10 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Los Angeles at 8:20 AM PST, you would get to New York at 4:30 PM EST. Just enough time if you want to catch up on your reading before your plane touches down (remember, there is a three hours time change).
  • What is the cheapest date to fly to New York?

    Jan 22nd has bookings (as of Jan 20th) for as little as $278. That comes in 10% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more money to spend on your trip.
  • How much is a plane ticket to New York (JFK) from Los Angeles (LAX)?

    Cost can range from $278 to $2,782, prices for LAX to JFK fluctuate less than the majority of routes in US. Prices are usually cheaper the further out you book.
  • What is the cheapest airline flying from Los Angeles to New York?

    Ticket costs are hitting as high as $2,782 over the next three months when flying to JFK from LAX. Check out Alaska Airlines, as customers have been purchasing tickets at just $278.
  • From Los Angeles to New York, which day is going to have the most flight times?

    The day with the most departure times for this route is Wednesday with 51 options. The day of the week with the fewest number of times is Saturday with 30 options.
  • Which airline has the least delays from Los Angeles to New York?

    Booking with JetBlue Airways means you will arrive to New York around the time you were supposed to. In fact, this airline has an 82% average for getting there on time. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you're on El Al, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight's status.

LAX to JFK Flights

Los Angeles and New York City Airports

Search for flights from LAX to JFK and trade horizontal sprawl for vertical span. LA has some pretty fascinating architecture, including the Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport. It’s a mid-century modern structure designed to look like a spaceship landing on its four legs. The airport also houses a museum, so you know NYC doesn’t hold the only claim to culture. But, to see more world-famous art, you need to fly to New York. Reach the airport by the 405 or 105 freeways, and park in one of the 8,000 stalls in one of the eight parking structures, located opposite the roadways from passenger terminals. The economy lot is on 96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. Public transportation includes the FlyAway bus, which serves downtown, West LA, Hollywood, and Santa Monica.

When flights from Los Angeles to New York land, passengers find themselves 20 km southeast of Lower Manhattan. There are six terminals, with transport options from each of them. Take AirTrain JFK to the NYC subway or the Long Island Rail Road, from which you can connect to any nearby areas. Bus routes Q3, Q10, and B15 depart from the central terminal area, while Q6 leaves from the eastern cargo area, and Q7 from cargo area C. Another way into the city is via iconic NYC yellow taxi, which offer flat rates to the city centre. Take things into your own hands and look for car rentals in New York, which will have you zipping around the city in no time.

Route Information

At just under 4,000 km, Los Angeles to New York flights take you between two vastly different cities. Get from America’s sunny southern West Coast to the compact upper East Coast in less than six hours.

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Jul 13, 2018

Issues with adding baggage didn’t print receipt for my checked bag but took money out my account.. Bit of an issue at the time they were going to make me pay again but Ended up fixing it eventually

Dec 24, 2017

Basic flight with no frills

Dec 20, 2017

Shorter flight than expected.

Dec 13, 2017

Only problem with basic economy is you just can’t upgrade to anything. You can’t have anything in overhead locker so you have to check your bag. New planes meant reasonably comfortable (not so squishy) seats with modern in-seat entertainment. This flight sat us all together where as the first leg had us all sitting apart which is not acceptable when travelling with a child.

Dec 9, 2017

New nothing about free up grades, would have been nice to upgrade, after flying in from Australia. I am a member of the verlosity system.

Feb 17, 2017

My has disability and he had been look after very well. They let my son checked in first and organized a wheelchair for him. Thank you very much.

Dec 8, 2016

My flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles was lovely but making the connection at LAX to my flight to JFK was a nightmare. I had just 90 mins to get off the plane, go through immigration, baggage claim, customs, drop my checked bag off for the next flight and go through security to board the plane. I made it with 15 mins to spare and was sweaty and exhausted. Please consider arranging slightly longer layover times for international flights with a connection that requires this many steps.

Nov 2, 2016

In Comfort +, we were meant to get dedicated overhead bin space. That didn't happen. Had to store our bags in first class bins.

Oct 28, 2016

Will definitely fly Virgin America again