New York to California flight duration

What is the flight duration from New York to California?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between New York and California so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from New York to California

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Depart
JFK
Arrive
LAX

Average direct flight time is 6 hours 5 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from New York to California is 6 hours 5 minutes.

A distance of 2,436 miles / 3,920 km

Related: Return journey California to New York flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from New York to California is 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Distance from New York to California is 2,436 miles / 3,920 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • California is served by 0 airports
  • The currency in California, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines

Air France
Air France
Norwegian
Norwegian
Austrian Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Brussels Airlines
TAP
TAP

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

New York to California flight time via Denver International | to via DEN
New York to Denver International
4 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 17 minutes
Fresno Yosemite to California
2 hours 33 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours
New York to California flight time via San Francisco International | to via SFO
New York to San Francisco International
6 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
47 minutes
San Francisco International to California
59 minutes
Total journey time
8 hours 06 minutes
New York to California flight time via Los Angeles International | to via LAX
New York to Los Angeles International
5 hours 46 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 36 minutes
Fresno Yosemite to California
1 hours 13 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 35 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


New York & California local time and timezones

California, United States time is 21 hours ahead of New York, United States

Date and time in New York, United States:
02:57 Sat, 6 Jun, 2020,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in California, United States:
23:57 Fri, 5 Jun, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and California, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 6 hours 5 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.