Cheap flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl (SFO - JFK)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to JFK flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in John F. Kennedy Intl.
SFO - JFK
Price
$247 - $422
JFK
Temperature
42.8 - 84.2 °F
JFK
Rainfall
2.2 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$247

From San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

One-way from

$142

One-way flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 26% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 21 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $229, or $301 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco average $235. You can even find prices in August for less than $235, as users have found deals to John F. Kennedy Intl from as low as $62. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to JFK flights for May, June
24 May - 4 Jun
$251pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Delta
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
18 May - 4 Jun
$255pp
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San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
16 May - 24 May
$256pp
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Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco found for this year
30 Aug - 31 Aug
$246pp
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San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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JetBlue
Non-Stop
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20 Aug - 22 Aug
$251pp
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Delta
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
18 May - 4 Jun
$255pp
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Delta
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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Delta
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San Francisco

Non-stop flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl direct flight deals
30 Aug - 31 Aug
$246pp
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San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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JetBlue
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San Francisco
20 Aug - 28 Aug
$251pp
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Delta
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San Francisco
18 May - 22 Jun
$255pp
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Delta
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Last minute flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco, departing today and this week
15 May - 19 May
$303pp
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San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
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Delta
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San Francisco
15 May - 19 May
$316pp
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Delta
 
1 STOP
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Delta
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San Francisco
15 May - 22 Jun
$328pp
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Delta
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
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San Francisco

One-way flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl
2:05 am - 6:13 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
13h 08m
SFO - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$142
mytrip.com
1:20 am - 3:59 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 39m
SFO - JFK
American Airlines
4:00 am - 5:12 pm
Major Airline
2 Stops
10h 12m
SFO - JFK
Major Airline
$162
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and John F. Kennedy Intl for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl?

If you book a flight to New York John F Kennedy Intl from San Francisco, you will be flying from San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 11.8 mi from the center of San Francisco. There are 33 flights from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl per day from 10 different airlines.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just $246, but on average you can expect to pay $264.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl is less than $270.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl on average per day?

Per day, 5 flights depart from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or John F. Kennedy Intl?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically less than John F. Kennedy Intl. We can gather that this will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than John F. Kennedy Intl?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in John F. Kennedy Intl is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl?

JetBlue, Delta, and United Airlines can get you from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl in just under 5h 31m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. San Francisco and John F. Kennedy Intl are separated by a distance of 2594 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl round-trip?

According to our current data, JetBlue ($246), Delta ($255), and American Airlines ($266) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for 18% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $116 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $125 and American Airlines from $133 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for John F. Kennedy Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl.
Flight duration
6h 11m
Average temperature for May in John F. Kennedy Intl
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in John F. Kennedy Intl
4.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$127 $316 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $323 No cancel fee 75%
Spirit Airlines
$134 $325 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$118 $352 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$137 $353 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$142 $362 No cancel fee 62%
Frontier
$169 $364 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards John F. Kennedy Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of SFO to JFK departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of SFO to JFK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of SFO to JFK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 5% of SFO to JFK departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl.
Sunday
31 daily flights
Monday
36 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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