Cheap Flights from New York to Los Angeles

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The table has JFK to LAX and LGA to LAX nonstop and connecting round-trip flights with top-rated US airlines. Fares are non-warranted. The air ticket cost comprises of the base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport/government taxes, and our service fee. More booking details available with Terms and Conditions.

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New York (NY) to Los Angeles (LA) Flight Information

Departure Airport in NY: Option 1

New York International Airport

Official Name: New York Logan International Airport

Airport Code: JFK

Location: New York International Airport sits mostly in East New York and partially in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States

Quick Facts About New York Airport: The airport serves as the focus city for JetBlue Airways (Low Cost) and American Airlines (Flagship Major airline).

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 20 | Arrival: 27

Departure Airport in NY: Option 2

Newark International Airport (Nearby)

Official Name: Newark Liberty International Airport

Airport Code: EWR

Location: The airport straddles the boundary between the cities of Newark and Elizabeth in Essex County and Union County, New Jersey, and the distance from the city center is 23 miles/37 km.

Quick Facts About Newark Airport: The airport serves as the focus city for Frontier Airlines (Low Cost) and is a hub for United Airlines.

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 29 | Arrival: 30

Departure Airport in NY: Option 3

LaGuardia Airport

Official Name: LaGuardia Airport

Airport Code: LGA

Location: 12 miles (19 km) from New York

Quick Facts: LGA is a hub for both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 27 | Arrival: 29

Arrival Airport in Los Angeles

Los Angeles International Airport

Official Name: Los Angeles International Airport

Airport Code: LAX

Location: LAX is located in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, 18 miles (30 km) southwest of downtown Los Angeles

Quick Facts About LAX Airport: The airport is a hub for Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 11 | Arrival: 15

Top 10 Airlines in the US & North America

On-time performance (OTP) of an airline is of paramount importance in the aviation industry. Saving time is a priority for passengers. Being an online travel agency, it’s our right to bring to your attention that how airlines perform so that you can can make the right choice. Take a look at the top airlines in the US and North America.

Operating Airlines

Airlines Flights by Stop Departure Airport Arrival Airport Connection Airport
Alaska Airlines (AS) Nonstop JFK LAX Not required
American Airlines (AA) Nonstop JFK LAX Not required
JetBlue Airways (B6) Nonstop JFK LAX Not required
Alaska Airlines with United Airlines (UA) 1-Stop JFK LAX San Francisco (SFO)
Hawaiian Airlines (HA) 1-Stop JFK LAX Honolulu (HNL)
Alaska Airlines (AS) 1-Stop JFK LAX San Francisco (SFO)
American Airlines (AA) 2-Stop JFK LAX Miami (MIA), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
American Airlines (AA) 2-Stop JFK LAX Charlotte (CLT), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
Alaska Airlines (AS) Nonstop EWR LAX Not Required
United Airlines (UA) Nonstop EWR LAX Not Required
American Airlines (AA) 1-Stop JFK LAX Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
American Airlines (AA) 1-Stop LGA LAX Chicago (ORD)
American Airlines (AA) 1-Stop LGA LAX Washington National (DCA)
United Airlines (UA) 1-Stop LGA LAX Chicago (ORD)

Flight Distance, Flight Time

Flight distance: 2475 miles/3983 km

Flight time: 5 hours 26 minutes

Time Difference: LAX is 3 hours behind

The flight time is calculated by assuming the aircraft speed as 804.67 km or 500 miles per hour. The flight distance is straight aerial distance between the two points. Also, the flight time is only the time spent in the air, i.e., it doesn’t include the take-off and landing times. If there is a technical stop-over or layover, the overall travel time increases further.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What percentage of departure flights take off on time at New York JFK Airport?

Eighty percent of the total number of departure flights (14,118k) to the domestic destinations were on time. The delayed departure minutes stood at 80.05.

What percentage of departure flights take off on time at Newark or EWR Airport?

Seventy-two percent of the total number of departure flights (15,929k) to the domestic destinations were on time. The delayed departure minutes stood at 81.43.

What percentage of arrival flights gets delayed at Los Angeles International Airport?

Twenty percent of the total flights (30,038k) with arrivals from domestic cities in 2019 were delayed beyond 15 minutes or were not on time as per on the definition of On-Time Performance, according to the US Govt. Department of Transportation.

Which is the best airline to fly from New York to Los Angeles?

Hawaiian Airlines tops the list of carriers operating on this route by on-time performance. The data is sourced from OAG OTP Report (June ’18 – May ’19)

Airlines On-Time Flight % Total Flights
Hawaiian Airlines 87.8  

99,857

Alaska Airlines 80.7 456,996
American Airlines 78.9 2,320,441
United Airlines 76.9 1,769,122
JetBlue Airways 73.5 374,986