How to travel from Los Angeles to New York City

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from Los Angeles to New York City

You can get from Los Angeles to New York City by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Los Angeles and New York City

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$245 - $280
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $245 (€196) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $245 (€196) • 5 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSpirit Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

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

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What are the ways to get from Los Angeles to New York City?

There are 3 travel options from Los Angeles to New York City: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to New York City is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $245 (€196) compared to other travel options to New York City:

Taking a flight is usually $35 (€28) less than taking a bus to New York City, which costs on average $280 (€224) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $23 (€19) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $268 (€214) from Los Angeles to New York City.

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

The fastest way to get to New York City from Los Angeles is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 66 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 68 h 46 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Los Angeles to New York City?

New York City is approximately 2440 miles (3935 km) away from Los Angeles.

When traveling from Los Angeles to 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 from Los Angeles to New York City:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Los Angeles to New York City?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Los Angeles to New York City, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Spirit Airlines to go to New York City by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Spirit Airlines Los Angeles to New York City tickets on Omio for $245 (€196).
    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to New York City. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Los Angeles to New York City tickets on Omio for $280 (€224).
    • Amtrak can take you to New York City by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Los Angeles to New York City for $268 (€214).
    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 far in advance should I book tickets between Los Angeles and New York City online to get 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 $245 (€196) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets are costing on average $280 (€224) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $268 (€214) 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.