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Cheap LAX to JFK Flights

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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, JetBlue Airways
Flight Price $231
Distance 2,468 mi

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Cheap LAX to JFK Flights

  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to New York (JFK) from Los Angeles (LAX)?
    Answer : Cost can range anywhere from $197 to $2,757, prices for LAX to JFK do change much more than most routes in the United States. The further out you reserve your ticket, the more likely you are to save on your trip.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to New York?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Virgin America), you will be able to leave LAX at 3:45 PM PDT and get to JFK at 11:50 PM EDT (five hours and five minutes). Remember, there is a time change of three hours.
  • Question : How long is the flight from LAX to JFK?
    Answer : Virgin America can get you there in five hours and five minutes. For example, if you were to leave Los Angeles at 3:45 PM PDT, you would arrive in New York at 11:50 PM EDT. Just enough time to catch up on your reading before you touch down. Don't forget the three-hour time change. So, synchronize your watches.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to New York is on Friday. If you want to save a little cash on your next holiday look for flights on that day.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly to New York?
    Answer : As of Apr 15th, the best day for booking to New York (JFK) is May 4th. A ticket will run you $197, which is 46% less than this route's average price.
  • Question : How long do most people stay in New York?
    Answer : Of course, you are not most people, but if you were, you'd stay about eight days.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can change your departure date. If you want to save some funds in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in April is Friday.