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The best prices from San Francisco International to New York are usually found in January or February, 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 International (SFO) to New York (NYC)

SFO - NYC
Price
$250 - $412
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$250

From San Francisco International to New York

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from San Francisco International to New York

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 International to New York?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 19% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco International to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco International to New York at least 21 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 21 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco International to New York for as little as $229 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $301 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to New York from San Francisco International with a flight ticket averaging about $235. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $62. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco International to New York (SFO - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco International to New York in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to New York in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to NYC flights for January, February
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$142pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$143pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 27 Feb
$143pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from San Francisco International found for this year
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$142pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 27 Feb
$143pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Feb - 1 Mar
$143pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New York from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to New York direct flight deals
24 Feb - 26 Feb
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$178pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Feb - 26 Feb
$179pp
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

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 13 Feb
$151pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$155pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Feb - 28 Feb
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to New York from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to New York
11:10 am - 7:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 49m
SFO - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$79
mytrip.com
8:59 pm - 6:09 am
Frontier
2 Stops
30h 10m
SFO - LGA
Frontier
$83
Kiwi.com
6:45 am - 10:59 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 14m
SFO - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$84
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco International to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to New York

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to New York 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 New York 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 to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco International to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $143, but on average you can expect to pay $149.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco International to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to New York is less than $190.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to New York for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to New York within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to New York?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from San Francisco International to New York on average per day?

Per day, 24 flights depart from San Francisco to New York on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in New York is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco International to New York?

A quick flight from San Francisco International to New York can take about 5h 24m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $198. San Francisco International and New York are separated by a distance of 2573 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco International to New York one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $71 on Frontier. Another option is Alaska Airlines, who have fights from $79.

Alternative routes for San Francisco International to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco International to New York
Flight duration
6h 07m
Average temperature for January in New York
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in New York
3.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco International to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International to New York 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
Sun Country Air
$118 $289 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$111 $289 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $304 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$122 $336 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$137 $349 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$128 $365 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$126 $375 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $392 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of SFO to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of SFO to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of SFO to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to New York
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
38 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights
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