New York to California flight time

What is the flight time from New York to California

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and California, United States?

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 JFK to 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

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.

New York to California flight time via Palm Springs | JFK to FAT via PSP

New York to Palm Springs
5 hours 55 minutes
Palm Springs to California
1 hours 05 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
7 hours 00 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

New York to California flight time via San Diego | JFK to FAT via SAN

New York to San Diego
6 hours 04 minutes
San Diego to California
1 hours 17 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
7 hours 21 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

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 New York to California can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to California and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

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

Flybe
Flybe
bmi regional
bmi regional
Aurigny
Aurigny

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New York & California local time and timezones

California, United States time is 3 hours behind New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
11:41
Day and time in California, United States: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)
08:41

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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The cheapest months to travel from New York to California

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