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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 JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. New York and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

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Most travelers from New York, SWF can enter Los Angeles, LAX.

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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 6.1 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 American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Denver, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cancún, Chicago, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis, Oakland.
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, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Westchester County, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field, McClellan–Palomar.
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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