Cheap Flights From Los Angeles International to New York

Flight information Los Angeles International to New York

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Average flight time, total distance 3959 kilometres

4h 51min

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New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia and Stewart International

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From Los Angeles Airport in California, there are at least 37 nonstop daily flights to various airports in New York City. The airlines, which have the most number of flights on this route, are United Airlines and Delta Air Lines. The other airlines that fly from Los Angeles to New York directly area American Airlines, JetBlue, and Virgin America. The flight from Los Angeles to New York takes approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes, depending on the airline.

Budget airlines that fly from Los Angeles to New York

Currently, JetBlue is the only low-cost airline that flies the route from Los Angeles to New York.

Departure from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

A major international gateway to the United States, Los Angeles International Airport is a sprawling airport complex with nine terminals. It can be very intimidating and confusing, so it is recommended that you find out your departure terminal before heading on to the airport. There are many ways to get to the Los Angeles International Airport; you can choose from taxis, rental cars, and shuttles. There is an airline shuttle bus, FlyAway, that links travelers from the MetroRail or MetroBus station for USD 7.00 (PHP 348.46). Taxis from downtown Los Angeles takes about 30 minutes and can cost around USD 70.00 (PHP 3484.60). You can also check with your hotel if they provide free shuttle service to the airport.

Things to do in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Even for medium-haul flights, it is always good to be at the airport at least three hours before your flight to allow for check-in procedure. Arriving early would also give you more time to relax and unwind before the long flight. The airport terminals are quite dated, but there is a decent selection of shops at all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport. You can go to one of the lounges or many restaurants there and have a meal before your flight.

Arrival at New York (NYCA)

New York City has three major airports that serve millions of passengers every year. These are New York-Newark, New York-John F. Kennedy, New York LaGuardia. Flights from Los Angeles arrive at either JFK or Newark.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), or more commonly referred as JFK is the major international gateway in the United States. JFK is a huge airport complex with six terminals, all linked by AirTrain. Do take note of your arrival terminal to avoid any hassle. AirTrain also conveniently connects with MTA New York City Transit subway and bus services. There are also shuttle services at USD 25.00 (PHP 1243.38). Taxis are the most comfortable way to get to the city, and costs around USD 70.00 (PHP 3482.85) for a one-way trip to Manhattan.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Newark Liberty International Airport is located in Newark, New Jersey, about 19 km west of downtown Manhattan. The airport is also linked to the NJ Transit commuter trains and Amtrak intercity trains on the AirTrain Newark monorail line. There are also regular shuttle buses to and from 42nd Street in Manhattan for USD 16.00 (PHP 796.40) for a one-way trip. Taxis from Newark to Midtown Manhattan wouls also cost around USD 60.00 (PHP 2985.90). A cheaper shared van service is available at USD 19.00 per person.

Things to do in New York (NYCA)

Most airports in the United States have average amenities when compared to the major airport terminals in Asia and Europe. The airports in New York offer a wide but pretty standard range of facilities. There are the usual duty-free outlets and convenience shops. There are also fast-food outlets, cafes, and restaurants at the terminals. Tourist counters can be found in the arrivals area, where you can book tickets to the city’s famous attractions and events.

Time Difference between Los Angeles and New York

The local time in New York is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles. Do remember to adjust your time upon arrival.

Weather in New York

New York City has a humid continental climate. This highly urbanized city also experiences the urban heat island phenomenon, which means temperatures are warmer at night. It is also warmer in the city compared to the rest of the state. During the hottest summer month of July, the average temperature is 25°C. In January, temperatures drop to as low as 2°C. The weather is not much of an issue if your stay indoors most of the time when exploring the attractions of the city.

Exchange rate between Los Angeles and New York

The currency used in both cities is the US Dollar that has a current exchange rate of 1USD to 49.77 Philippine pesos.

Average cost of a meal in Los Angeles and New York

Food is generally more expensive in New York compared to food in Los Angeles, California. A meal in an inexpensive restaurant in New York would cost you around USD 18.00 (PHP 895.77). The price for the same meal in Los Angeles would be USD 15.00 (PHP 746.62).

Average cost of hotel/night in Los Angeles and New York

The cost of hotel accommodation in New York is more expensive, and costs can vary depending on the location. On the average, the rate for a room in Manhattan would be around USD 450 (PHP 22,416.75) per night compared to USD 360.00 (PHP 18,000.00) in Los Angeles.

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This information is correct as of May 2017.

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