Are you eagerly looking forward to escape the hustle and bustle of New York – the famed Big Apple – on to the relaxed vibe of Los Angeles? You are surely doing the right thing by planning your trip to LA which sees over 47 million visitors every year from different parts of the world. A wide range of activities are waiting whenever you take your next New York to Los Angeles flights. You may go spotting celebrities in LA, shop for luxury brands on Rodeo Drive, hike the Hollywood Hills or simply hit the gorgeous beach. Whether you are traveling for pleasure or business, there are many airlines providing seamless connections between the two major U.S. cities. Here’s all that you need to know before planning a trip to LA from New York.
An average nonstop flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) takes about 6 hours 2 minutes to cover a distance of 2469 miles between the two major cities. The flight direction from New York to Los Angeles will be West (-86 degrees from North). The flights are also operated from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) as well. After you have reached your destination, getting out from the Los Angeles airport to the city and the surrounding areas is easy and many ways of doing so. The LAX FlyAway buses operate scheduled roundtrips regularly between terminals to Hollywood, Santa Monica, Westwood (West Los Angeles/UCLA), Union Station (Downtown Los Angeles), and Van Nuys (San Fernando Valley). However, if you are heading to Disneyland, Garden Grove area, Buena Park, Knott’s Berry Farm and hotels in the Anaheim then take Grayline, Shuttle One or Mickey’s Space Ship Shuttle. You will be able to travel to Central Coast area such as Santa Maria, Buellton, Santa Barbara and Ventura by the Central Coast Shuttle.
There are many U.S. domestic carriers that offer flights from New York to Los Angeles. You may consider booking flights on airlines such as JetBlue, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Virgin America, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Booking your flight tickets with United Airlines mean that you will be reaching your destination on scheduled time. The on-time average of United Airlines is 82 percent, and is therefore most punctual.
A total of 2,491 nonstop flights are being conducted between New York JFK and Los Angeles per week. On average, 380 flights are being operated daily on New York JFK-Los Angeles route. However, most departures on this route take place on Thursday with 80 flights.