Cheap flights from New York, NY to Los Angeles, CA

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Tips to know when travelling to Los Angeles

Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or New York, NY - Penn Station when they travel from New York to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between New York and Los Angeles is 3945 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. New York and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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American Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Alaska Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

JetBlue Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Delta Air Lines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Spirit Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from New York to Los Angeles

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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Los Angeles travel tips

1) A convenient way to get around Los Angeles is electric scooter rentals

The most common scooter providers are Lime, Bird, Jump (by Uber), and Lyft. A mobile application shows the location of the nearest scooter and the level of its battery charge. Also, the Lime service is integrated into Google Maps. The cost of the trip is from $1 for the rental and 15 cents for each kilometre.

2) Dance at the famous Los Angeles nightclub, Avalon Hollywood

Avalon Hollywood is one of the oldest nightclubs in Los Angeles. Known today as Avalon, the Hollywood Playhouse was opened in 1920 as a burlesque theatre hosting Broadway shows and local artists. Today, it is a must-visit nightclub for all electronic music fans. The club is open from Thursday to Saturday.

3) If you’re a music fan, visit the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles

The Grammy Museum has various exhibits (including interactive ones), films, and other experiences. It will take you through the entire history of the music industry and stories of Grammy winners. The admission fee is $15.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Los Angeles takes around 6.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between New York and Los Angeles is 3945 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Edinburgh, Orlando, Glasgow, Miami, Tallinn, Birmingham, Las Vegas, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Atlanta, Cancún, Paris, Vilnius, Newcastle upon Tyne, Barcelona, Malta.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta, Taipei.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, John F. Kennedy International.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Lehigh Valley International, Harrisburg International, Westchester County.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Long Beach, Meadows Field.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train.
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