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The best prices from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

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

$89

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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 52 days in advance to save up to 70% 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 52 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 $365, or $503 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 February. Prices to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco average $289. You can even find prices in February for less than $289, as users have found deals to John F. Kennedy Intl from as low as $197. 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 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl (SFO - JFK)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to JFK flights for November, December
21 Dec - 24 Dec
$148pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Dec - 24 Dec
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$169pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to John F. Kennedy Intl from San Francisco found for next year
21 Dec - 24 Dec
$148pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Dec - 24 Dec
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$169pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
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
22 Dec - 24 Dec
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Feb - 20 Feb
$163pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Apr - 30 Apr
$166pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

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
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$193pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$197pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$201pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
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
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
5h 30m
SFO - JFK
United Airlines
$89
United
4:00 pm - 12:09 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 09m
SFO - JFK
JetBlue
3:15 am - 11:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 35m
SFO - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$99
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl flights.

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, JetBlue, 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $177.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl is less than $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 20 flights depart from San Francisco to New York John F Kennedy Intl on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 15% 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 11 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?

Delta, Major Airline, and Alaska Airlines can get you from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl in just under 5h 16m. 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, Alaska Airlines ($162), Major Airline ($174), and United Airlines ($181) 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 46% 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 $65 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from $74 and Major Airline from $83 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl

Destination information for John F. Kennedy Intl

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl
Flight duration
6h 07m
Average temperature for November in John F. Kennedy Intl
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in John F. Kennedy Intl
3.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

Top 7 airlines 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

Evening 6 PM to midnight 57% of SFO to JFK departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of SFO to JFK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 3% of SFO to JFK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to JFK departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to John F. Kennedy Intl
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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