The cheapest times to fly from LAD to JFK are

  • January 8th to June 10th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 16th, and May 21st)
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 LAD to JFK is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2787 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1107 for Friday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Luanda (LAD) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1120 to $2286 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2222. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $785 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1888 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAD to JFK flight.

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

LAD to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAD to JFK flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Luanda. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAD. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Luanda. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $385 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1482. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAD to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LAD to JFK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LAD to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (LAD > LIS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $963
  • Average savings: $926 (49.02%)

See LAD to OPO flights

Hack #2: Porto (LAD > OPO > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1007
  • Average savings: $881 (46.66%)

See LAD to LIS flights

Hack #3: Johannesburg (LAD > JNB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1127
  • Average savings: $762 (40.33%)

See LAD to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Luanda 4 de Fevereiro Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6460 miles or 10396 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAD to JFK flight is about 12 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Luanda and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LAD to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAD
Origination airport name Luanda 4 de Fevereiro Airport
City Luanda
Country Angola
Latitude -8.9
Longitude 13.2

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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