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Cheapest flights to New York airports

Find the cheapest flights to these New York airports from your nearest city or airport
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Newark Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO New York

Los Angeles (LAX) to New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

Typically, flights to New York from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to New York LaGuardia, which has an average price of $263

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary13% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to New York costs on average just $252 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM LOS ANGELESDecember37% more expensiveIt costs about $395 for flights to New York from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO NEW YORK FROM LOS ANGELESDecember163% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to New York from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to New York?

How long does it take to fly to New York City?

New York City, United States is a highly sought-after destination and many flights are flying into its airports from other major cities across the country daily. From Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), in New England, flights to New York City operate directly and can take between about 1 hour-1 hour 30 minutes—rare flights that include a layover can take about 4 hours. From the populous city of Chicago, Illinois, located in the heart of the country, nonstop flights to New York City can take between 2 hours 7 minutes and 2 hours 24 minutes from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), with flights that stop in Philadelphia taking around 4 hours. From Los Angeles, California’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on the west coast, nonstop flights can take around 4 hours 50 minutes to 5 hours 20 minutes, while flights with layovers can take 8-9 hours or longer.

Where can you fly directly to New York City from?

Because it’s an expansive metropolis that serves as one of the east coast hubs for culture and business, as well the country’s financial center, several airports service the city, including John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia International Airport (LGA), both of which are located in the city’s Queens borough. Flights from several major regions through the United States operate direct routes to New York City, including Tampa's Tampa International Airport (TPA), which is midway down the west coast of the Florida peninsula, and Austin’s Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), in Texas’s capital city, which sits at the heart of the state. There are also nonstop flights available from Denver International Airport (DEN), in the western city of Denver, Colorado, from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in the southeastern city of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, Washington, Washington tucked into Puget Sound in the northwest.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to New York?

    Users booking trips to New York from Akron found flights 97% cheaper than the average price of flights to New York. To find the cheapest price to New York from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to New York?

    The cheapest month to fly to New York from United States is in February. Flight prices, which tend to average around $252, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of January is another great option to travel to New York, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $254.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to New York?

    Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to New York. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $289. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $36.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to New York?

    The cheapest day to depart from United States to New York is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $287. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $381.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to New York?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to New York is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to New York during this time can be as low as $291. Flights to New York are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $327. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there a good place to hike near New York?

    Locals of New York and tourists both agree that Hunter Mountain Ski Resort is a great place to go for a hike and to take in the scenery the area has to offer. If you plan on hiking during your visit, consider booking your flight to New York for January, February, or November. This is when you’ll find pristine hiking conditions for either mountains or trails.

  • When is it best to fly to New York to go sightseeing?

    Sights like Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, and Broadway are most enjoyable in months with moderate weather conditions like April, May, or September. Plan your flight to New York for those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near New York?

    Those flying to New York could potentially find better pricing at New York LaGuardia Airport (6 mi from New York city center), Newark Airport (11 mi from New York city center), New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (14 mi from New York city center) or New Windsor Stewart Airport (52 mi from New York city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into New York?

    Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in New York is New Windsor Stewart Airport where the average price is $276pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • Are there flights to Chinatown?

    Yes, you can get a flight ticket to New York Skyports SPB if you want to reach Chinatown. It is the nearest New York airport (1.7 mi away).

  • What’s the closest airport to Times Square?

    At 1.7 mi away, New York Skyports SPB airport in New York is the closest to Times Square.


Can I fly to New York from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Can I fly back to United States from New York?

Returning to United States from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to New York at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

New York flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to New York found recently by users on momondo
Spirit Airlines
Mar 5
DFW12:46 pmDallas/Fort Worth
3h 14m
LGA4:00 pmNew York LaGuardia
Mar 12
LGA1:25 amNew York LaGuardia
3h 58m
DFW5:23 amDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 8
FLL2:40 amFort Lauderdale
2h 55m
EWR5:35 amNewark
Feb 8
EWR2:20 pmNewark
3h 00m
FLL5:20 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Mar 5
DFW12:46 pmDallas/Fort Worth
3h 14m
LGA4:00 pmNew York LaGuardia
Mar 9
LGA1:25 amNew York LaGuardia
3h 58m
DFW5:23 amDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Apr 28
DFW2:00 amDallas/Fort Worth
3h 12m
LGA5:12 amNew York LaGuardia
May 2
LGA7:07 amNew York LaGuardia
4h 13m
DFW11:20 amDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 23
FLL8:03 amFort Lauderdale
2h 58m
EWR11:01 amNewark
Mar 2
EWR2:12 pmNewark
2h 58m
FLL5:10 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Mar 5
DFW12:46 pmDallas/Fort Worth
3h 14m
LGA4:00 pmNew York LaGuardia
Mar 9
LGA1:25 amNew York LaGuardia
3h 58m
DFW5:23 amDallas/Fort Worth

Find the cheapest one-way flights to New York

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to New York, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Mar 15
FLL12:10 pmFort Lauderdale
2h 58m
EWR3:08 pmNewark
Spirit Airlines
Feb 3
DFW9:49 amDallas/Fort Worth
3h 19m
LGA1:08 pmNew York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Feb 23
FLL9:30 amFort Lauderdale
2h 57m
EWR12:27 pmNewark

Which airlines fly to New York?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to New York
  • Which airlines fly to New York?

    United Airlines is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to New York. Delta, American Airlines and JetBlue are also popular choices when flying to New York from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to New York will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


Airports near New York

Below you will find all the airports in New York along with the distance from the city center

How to get to downtown New York from the airport

How do you get to the city center from New York City airports?

There are a few transportation options for travelers heading from New York City’s airports to the city center. From John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City you can grab a ride with a rideshare company like Uber, or hail a cab—both options take around 35 minutes-1 hour, depending on traffic. Alternatively, the JFK AirTrain’s red and gold lines provide service to Jamaica Station, where you can hop on the Long Island Railroad, which operates regional trains to Penn Station, the journey takes between 45-50 minutes. Similarly, from LaGuardia International Airport, New York City there are rideshare and taxi options that get you to the city center in about 20-30 minutes. Or, if you plan to take public transportation, you can grab the LaGuardia Link bus to Woodside, then hop on a regional Long Island Railroad train to Penn Station. The M55 bus operated by MTA also gets you there.


Popular routes to New York

Most frequently searched flights to New York along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Chicago to New York Flights
Fastest flight time1h 59m
Cheapest price$83
Paris to New York Flights
Fastest flight time8h 15m
Cheapest price$270
Miami to New York Flights
Fastest flight time2h 57m
Cheapest price$39
Fort Lauderdale to New York Flights
Fastest flight time2h 52m
Cheapest price$39
Dallas to New York Flights
Fastest flight time3h 11m
Cheapest price$39
San Francisco to New York Flights
Fastest flight time5h 09m
Cheapest price$134
Los Angeles to New York Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price$82
Atlanta to New York Flights
Fastest flight time2h 03m
Cheapest price$48
Frankfurt am Main to New York Flights
Fastest flight time8h 10m
Cheapest price$281
Minneapolis to New York Flights
Fastest flight time2h 31m
Cheapest price$107
San Juan to New York Flights
Fastest flight time3h 59m
Cheapest price$97
Seattle to New York Flights
Fastest flight time5h 05m
Cheapest price$172
Houston to New York Flights
Fastest flight time3h 15m
Cheapest price$56
Denver to New York Flights
Fastest flight time3h 35m
Cheapest price$84
Orlando to New York Flights
Fastest flight time2h 24m
Cheapest price$56
Charlotte to New York Flights
Fastest flight time1h 43m
Cheapest price$96
Tel Aviv to New York Flights
Fastest flight time11h 40m
Cheapest price$339
Madrid to New York Flights
Fastest flight time8h 25m
Cheapest price$205
Austin to New York Flights
Fastest flight time3h 19m
Cheapest price$65
Vienna to New York Flights
Fastest flight time9h 35m
Cheapest price$267

Visa requirements for visiting New York

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting New York City?

Tourist visa are not required for travelers to travel within the United States.


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Best things to do and see in New York

What can you see and do in New York City?

If you’ve secured a New York City flight deal, you’ll want to make the most of your visit. For culture, you won’t want to miss a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has a collection that rivals many of the great art museums in Europe. The Guggenheim is also worth a visit, as the building itself is a remarkable display of architectural ingenuity and modernist design. Fans of the opera will want to get tickets for a performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, which also presents a great opportunity to get dressed up for the evening. During baseball season, sports fans will want to catch a game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. During soccer season, the stadium operates at the home field for the MLS’s New York City FC.