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Travel Information between Los Angeles and New York City

distanceDistance2440 miles (3935 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£220 - £281
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £220 • 68 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £267 • 5 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 2440 miles (3935 km) by coach, flight or train from Los Angeles to New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £220. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Los Angeles to New York City.

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There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles to New York City: coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Los Angeles to New York City is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £220 compared to other travel options to New York City:

A train is £61 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Los Angeles to New York City costing on average £281.

A train is generally £46 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £267 from Los Angeles to New York City.

The quickest way to travel to New York City from Los Angeles is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 67 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 68 h 47 min   on average.

The distance between Los Angeles and New York City is around 2440 miles (3935 km).

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 route between Los Angeles and New York City as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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 travel by coach from Los Angeles to New York City with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Los Angeles to New York City tickets for £281 on Omio.
    • You can travel between Los Angeles and New York City by flight with Alaska Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £267 with Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles to New York City.
    • You can travel by train to New York City from Los Angeles with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Los Angeles to New York City tickets for £220 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available between Los Angeles and New York City with the following travel operators:

    • You can take a direct flight with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United or JetBlue Airways with direct flights per day.
    • You'll find 1 direct train per day with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to New York City as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Los Angeles and New York City.

    Many of our customers travelling from Los Angeles to New York City don't make New York City their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Madrid or London, either of which you could add to your Los Angeles and New York City trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from New York City to any of these top destinations today!

    Before travelling from Los Angeles to New York City, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £281 one way on average.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £267 one way on average for this journey.
    • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £220 one way.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles to New York City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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