New York to California flight time

What is the flight time 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

Flight duration from New York to California

Depart
JFK
Arrive
FAT

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

A direct flight from New York (JFK) to California (FAT) has a duration of 6 hours 5 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey California to New York flight duration

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.

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

New York to California flight time via Denver International | JFK to FAT via DEN

carrier logo New York to Denver International
4 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 17 minutes
carrier logo Denver International to California
2 hours 33 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours

New York to California flight time via San Francisco International | JFK to FAT via SFO

carrier logo New York to San Francisco International
6 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
47 minutes
carrier logo San Francisco International to California
59 minutes
Total journey time
8 hours 06 minutes

New York to California flight time via Los Angeles International | JFK to FAT via LAX

carrier logo New York to Los Angeles International
5 hours 46 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 36 minutes
carrier logo Los Angeles International to California
1 hours 13 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 35 minutes

New York to California flight time via Seattle / Tacoma International | JFK to FAT via SEA

carrier logo New York to Seattle / Tacoma International
6 hours 16 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
44 minutes
carrier logo Seattle / Tacoma International to California
2 hours 12 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 12 minutes

Flights from New York to California | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

New York to California flight time 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • California is served by 1 airports Los Angeles International Airport
  • The currency in California, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines flying between New York and California

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and California

Finnair
Finnair
Norwegian
Norwegian
TAP
TAP

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New York & California local time and timezones

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

Day and time in New York, United States: Fri, 14 Dec, 2018,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)
01:08
Day and time in California, United States: Thu, 13 Dec, 2018,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)
22:08

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and California

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between New York and California

New York to California jet lag effects

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