New York to Los Angeles flight time

What is the flight time from New York to Los Angeles

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

New York to Los Angeles Flight Duration

Depart
JFK
Arrive
LAX

The flight time from New York to Los Angeles is 6 hours 6 minutes.

A direct flight from JFK to LAX has a duration of 6 hours 6 minutes.

A distance of 2,446 miles / 3,937 km.

Related: Return journey Los Angeles 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 6 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

New York to Los Angeles via San Jose | JFK to LAX via

New York to San Jose
5 hours 00 minutes
San Jose to Los Angeles
1 hours 17 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
6 hours 17 minutes

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

New York to Los Angeles via Oakland | JFK to LAX via

New York to Oakland
5 hours 01 minutes
Oakland to Los Angeles
1 hours 24 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
6 hours 25 minutes

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

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

New York to Los Angeles flight time information

Airlines flying between New York and Los Angeles

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Norwegian
Norwegian
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
United
United

Popular routes from New York

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New York & Los Angeles local time and timezones

Los Angeles, United States time is 21 hours ahead of New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Fri, 17 Aug, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
01:14
Day and time in Los Angeles, United States: Thu, 16 Aug, 2018,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)
22:14

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and Los Angeles

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

New York to Los Angeles jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Los Angeles

Average prices of flights to Los Angeles throughout the year.

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