New York John F Kennedy to Los Angeles

Getting to Los Angeles International from John F Kennedy International is very straight forward. There are 36 airliners who all offer direct flights several times a week. The flight time is approximately 5 hours 29 minutes.

The cost of the flights varies significantly so we can’t provide you an estimate. Prices can be 50% cheaper if you book more than a month in advance. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

When arriving at Los Angeles International don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from John F Kennedy International (JFK) to Los Angeles International (LAX) and the number of flights they operate each day.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
Qantas1211101012111201:0221:30
American Airlines11109911101101:0221:30
JetBlue Airways91010101091001:0419:40
British Airways1010991110906:0021:30
Delta Air Lines9105885800:5121:20
Virgin Australia995885807:0022:54
Virgin Atlantic Airways995885807:0022:54
Singapore Airlines666767607:3020:15
Qatar Airways566667601:0419:40
Hawaiian Airlines207776701:0419:35
Alaska Airlines555555607:0020:15
Air Tahiti Nui555555507:3018:30
Aeromexico553553507:0019:25
KLM642453500:5121:20
China Southern Airlines534363406:0018:00
China Eastern Airlines444444408:0519:25
Royal Air Maroc333363601:0420:30
Alitalia444352508:0522:54
Emirates333333301:0417:30
Air Europa442332315:2522:54
LAN Airlines323333309:0012:30
Korean Air332222200:5121:20
Gulf Air232222214:3019:30
Etihad Airways232222201:0422:40
GOL Transportes Aeros222222208:0509:50
Finnair222222217:0018:30
El Al333220101:0422:40
Iberia221122201:0221:30
Air France121221213:4018:05
Royal Jordanian020202218:3019:30
Aerolineas Argentinas202022011:4015:40
TAP Portugal111111105:3005:30
South African Airways111111109:2914:40
Japan Airlines111111106:0007:30
Icelandair111111101:0421:30
Fiji Airways111111114:3015:00

Qantas offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 01:02 and 21:30.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Qantas at /www.qantas.com/es/en.html. You can also book direct and get their latest discounts.

Flight times for Qantas are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

DayFlying Time
Monday01:02, 06:00, 07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30 and 20:30
Tuesday06:00, 07:30, 09:00, 12:30, 14:30, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30, 20:30 and 21:30
Wednesday07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30 and 20:30
Thursday07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30 and 20:30
Friday06:00, 07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30, 20:30 and 21:30
Saturday01:02, 07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30 and 20:30
Sunday06:00, 07:30, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 18:30, 19:30, 20:30 and 21:30

Other routes are also possible. Flying from a different airport may offer more convenient flight times, so below we have we have put a list of other routes that may well be suitable.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
New York John F Kennedy to Palm Springs Municipal03,818 km (2,372 miles)5 hours 18 minutes
New York John F Kennedy to Ontario03,901 km (2,424 miles)5 hours 24 minutes
New York John F Kennedy to San Diego03,927 km (2,440 miles)5 hours 26 minutes
New York John F Kennedy to Burbank03,957 km (2,459 miles)5 hours 28 minutes
New York John F Kennedy to Long Beach03,958 km (2,459 miles)5 hours 28 minutes

Before you start your journey remember to check you have all your documents; in particular, your passport and flight tickets. You will be surprised at the amount of people of forget these!