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The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LGB are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JFK to LGB is late January. Prices can be as high as $2203 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $251 to $592 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $802. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $550 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LGB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to LGB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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JFK to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to LGB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $339. Return trip prices are from the LGB to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from JFK to LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 15.25% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 6.19% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to BUR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JFK to LGB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2459 miles or 3957 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JFK to LGB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LGB flight is about 5 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from JFK to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-118.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from JFK to LGB tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGB heading for JFK about 27 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Long Beach, CA is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • JetBlue: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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