Cheap Flights from JFK to LAX in 2019

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Flight information New York John F. Kennedy to Los Angeles International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2471 miles

5h 48min

Most popular airline last month


Los Angeles International and Hawthorne

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Los Angeles International: Los Angeles International and Hawthorne.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from New York John F. Kennedy to Los Angeles International is $183. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
5h 48min is the average flight time from New York John F. Kennedy to Los Angeles International.
There are 6 airlines who fly non-stop from New York John F. Kennedy to Los Angeles International.
There are 257 flights per week flying from New York John F. Kennedy to Los Angeles International, as of October.

JFK to LAX Flights Today:

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Top Tips for Finding Cheap Flights from JFK to LAX:

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  1. Do a search for the cheapest month on our site. In this way, you’ll discover the best time to travel to LAX
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  3. Search for last minute flight deals. Airlines frequently lower prices at the last minute to fill any remaining seats, so if you're flexible and willing to take a chance, searching last minute might be the way to go!

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Are there nonstop flights from JFK to LAX?

Yes! New York City and Los Angeles are two of the most popular major metropolitan cities in the US and there are several airlines that offer non-stop flights for this route daily. Skyscanner can help you find the fastest non-stop flights from JFK to LAX for the cheapest price. We scour the web looking for the best flight deals so you don't have to. Check out these amazing finds:

Direct Flights from JFK to LAX
Airline Airports (From/To) Price*
American Airlines New York (JFK)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $273
Alaska Airlines New York (JFK)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $271
Delta New York (JFK)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $293
jetBlue New York (JFK)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $414

*Average lowest prices found in the last 15 days on our site, considering rate estimates and return flights for an adult in the cheapest month. Values subject to availability. Prices change according to the airport of origin and selected date.

What is the Cheapest Month to Fly from JFK to LAX?

September is the cheapest month to fly the JFK to LAX route. You can find flights as low as $222 when you book early with Skyscanner!

When is the best time to book flights from JFK to LAX?

To get the best deals available on your flight from JFK to LAX, book your airline flight during the middle of the week and take a red-eye flight if possible. Airline tickets are less in demand during the off-peak hours and days during the work week. The more flexibility you have in your schedule, the more money you will save!

What documents do I need to travel from JFK to LAX?

To board your flight, you will need to have a state issued ID card. If you lose your ID while traveling, don't panic, just follow these simple steps. Also keep in mind that the Real ID laws go into effect in 2020; read all about it here.

What are the baggage fees & size restrictions for flights from JFK to LAX?

. Many airlines have done away with the checked baggage fees in an effort to compete for your business. Baggage fees cost approximately $25 dollars, for airlines that do charge the fee, and the average acceptable checked bag size limit is 62”. Check to see if your airline charges a checked bag fee here.

What is the time difference from JFK to LAX?

When you fly from New York to Los Angeles, you will travel back in time three hours as New York observes Eastern Standard Time and Los Angeles observes Pacific Standard Time.

When is the weather best for traveling from JFK to LAX?

While New York experiences frigid and wet winters, Los Angeles enjoys sunny warm weather most months of the year. During the winter months, temperatures hover around 68°, while in the summer, you are likely to encounter temperatures hovering around 83°.

How far is LAX from downtown Los Angeles?

Downtown Los Angeles is located approximately 19 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Depending on what time of day you travel from the airport to the downtown region, the total trip will take you 35 minutes or longer.

What are the top things to do in Los Angeles?

A star-studded city that is famous for its beautiful weather, Hollywood legends, and upscale living, when it comes to tourism, Los Angeles does not disappoint. While in town, check out some of these top-notch attractions:

  • Griffith Observatory – Planetarium with powerful telescopes and a beautiful view of LA.
  • Battleship USS Iowa Museum – Historic Navy sea vessel turned museum.
  • Grand Central Market – European style food and gift public market.
  • Rodeo Drive – Coveted upscale shopping district.
  • Santa Monica Pier – Outdoor recreation space with carnival rides and more.

How can I rent a car when I get to Los Angeles?

Skyscanner makes renting a car easy! Simply use the car rental tool to reserve your vehicle. Skyscanner compares the rates at hundreds of car rental companies to find you the best deals possible. Once you have locked in your reservation, you can pick up your car at the airport or at one of the many car rental facilities in downtown Los Angeles.

What are the best hotels to stay at in Los Angeles?

When it comes to amazing hotel accommodation choices, Tinsel Town has you covered. Book your room now using Skyscanner’s hotel booking tool to save the most money. Here are some of the most popular hotels in Los Angeles:

  • Baymont by Wyndham Monterey Park from $89 per night
  • The Mayfair Hotel from $113 per night
  • Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel from $181 per night
  • The Queen Mary from $119 per night
  • Loews Hollywood Hotel from $1,418 per night

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