Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco

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Flight information for New York to San Francisco
(NYC to SFO)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to San Francisco
Best price found£88The best flight deal from New York to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £88
Fastest flight time6h 06mThe fastest flight from New York to San Francisco takes 6h 06m
Direct flightsMon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from New York to San Francisco on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Alaska Airlines.
Airports in San Francisco1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to San Francisco

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to San Francisco?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Francisco from New York is January. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for San Francisco?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Thursday. The most expensive is usually Monday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to San Francisco?

in the evening

New York to San Francisco flights are approximately 18% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Francisco from New York?

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from New York to San Francisco

What is the cheapest New York to San Francisco flight route?

Newark - San Francisco

Fly from Newark to San Francisco for the best New York - San Francisco flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to San Francisco flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to San Francisco is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from New York to San Francisco

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to San Francisco by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
27 Oct
EWR03:55Newark
11h 05m
1 stop
SFO15:00San Francisco
3 Nov
SFO12:54San Francisco
10h 46m
1 stop
EWR23:40Newark
JetBlue
13 Oct
JFK02:30New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 34m
SFO09:04San Francisco
17 Oct
SFO19:01San Francisco
5h 29m
JFK00:30New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
30 Oct
JFK14:40New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 38m
SFO21:18San Francisco
7 Nov
SFO18:04San Francisco
5h 41m
JFK23:45New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
22 Oct
JFK12:25New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 34m
SFO18:59San Francisco
25 Oct
SFO03:05San Francisco
5h 28m
JFK08:33New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
11 Nov
EWR14:55Newark
8h 11m
1 stop
SFO23:06San Francisco
1 Dec
SFO05:35San Francisco
5h 20m
EWR10:55Newark
American Airlines
7 Dec
LGA05:05New York LaGuardia
10h 39m
1 stop
SFO15:44San Francisco
11 Dec
SFO18:59San Francisco
9h 01m
1 stop
LGA04:00New York LaGuardia

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to San Francisco

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, Delta and JetBlue
Alaska Airlines
11 Nov
JFK06:30New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 33m
SFO13:03San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
12 Oct
EWR16:15Newark
16h 21m
1 stop
SFO08:36San Francisco
JetBlue
17 Oct
JFK02:30New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 34m
SFO09:04San Francisco

Search last-minute flights to San Francisco from New York

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
3 Oct
EWR01:20Newark
33h 45m
2 stops
SFO11:05San Francisco
4 Oct
SFO20:49San Francisco
20h 28m
2 stops
EWR17:17Newark
JetBlue
6 Oct
EWR11:45Newark
11h 06m
1 stop
SFO22:51San Francisco
13 Oct
SFO16:50San Francisco
5h 27m
EWR22:17Newark
United Airlines
7 Oct
EWR06:30Newark
13h 47m
1 stop
SFO20:17San Francisco
13 Oct
SFO06:45San Francisco
5h 35m
EWR12:20Newark
Delta
8 Oct
JFK03:15New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 20m
SFO09:35San Francisco
15 Oct
SFO12:00San Francisco
5h 32m
JFK17:32New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
7 Oct
JFK04:20New York John F Kennedy Intl
8h 35m
1 stop
SFO12:55San Francisco
14 Oct
SFO09:31San Francisco
5h 39m
JFK15:10New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
7 Oct
JFK14:40New York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 38m
SFO21:18San Francisco
1 Nov
SFO02:00San Francisco
10h 05m
1 stop
JFK12:05New York John F Kennedy Intl

Best airlines flying from New York to San Francisco

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to San Francisco with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom £73
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
Delta
PriceFrom £84
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
American Airlines
PriceFrom £101
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
United Airlines
PriceFrom £173
Free cancellation
Rating
6.8

  • Are airlines flying from New York to San Francisco offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from New York to San Francisco, such as Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is New York to San Francisco by plane?

    New York and San Francisco are 2563.5 mi apart from one another. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 6h 20m.


Can I fly to San Francisco from New York right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from New York will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to New York from San Francisco?

Returning to New York from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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

Alternative routes for New York to San Francisco

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