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from Los Angeles to New York City

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Dec 11
$266Amtrak
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Dec 14
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Travel Information from Los Angeles to New York City

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$178 - $336
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $178 (€146) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€146) • 5 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlaska Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 2440 miles (3935 km) to New York City from Los Angeles. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alaska Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to New York City.

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How do I get from Los Angeles to New York City?

You can travel to New York City from Los Angeles 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Los Angeles to New York City?

The cheapest way to travel between Los Angeles and New York City is by taking a flight with an average price of $178 (€146).

This is compared to other travel options to New York City:

A flight is generally $77 (€63) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $254 (€210) from Los Angeles to New York City.

A flight is $158 (€131) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Los Angeles to New York City costing on average $336 (€277).

What is the fastest way to travel to New York City from Los Angeles?

The fastest way to get to New York City from Los Angeles is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 20 min.

Other travel options to New York City can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 63 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 69 h 6 min   on average.

How far is New York City from Los Angeles?

The distance from Los Angeles to New York City is approximately 2440 miles (3935 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Los Angeles to New York City?

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to New York City is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to New York City from Los Angeles as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Los Angeles and New York City, what are the departure and arrival points in Los Angeles and New York City?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City:

    Which travel companies can get me from Los Angeles to New York City?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Los Angeles to New York City:

    • You can go to New York City from Los Angeles by plane with Alaska Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $178 (€146) with Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles to New York City on Omio.
    • You can travel by bus between Los Angeles and New York City with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Los Angeles to New York City tickets for $254 (€210) on Omio.
    • You can travel to New York City from Los Angeles by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $336 (€277) with Amtrak from Los Angeles to New York City.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Los Angeles to New York City?
    Your trip from Los Angeles to New York City doesn't have to end in New York City. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Madrid or London to your Los Angeles to New York City tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from New York City today!
    How early should I purchase Los Angeles to New York City tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Los Angeles to New York City, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost on average $178 (€146) one way.
    • Bus tickets are costing $254 (€210) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $336 (€277) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Los Angeles to New York City online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.