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The best prices from San Francisco 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 (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 to New York

One-way from

$82

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 to New York?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from San Francisco to New York compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $263. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $320.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to New York from San Francisco. Prices for February average $252 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $124. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from San Francisco to New York by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New York in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to NYC flights for October, November
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$138pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$140pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$141pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to New York 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from San Francisco found for this year
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$138pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$140pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$141pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New York from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New York direct flight deals
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$165pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$169pp
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
28 Jan - 6 Feb
$172pp
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 New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$143pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$149pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$154pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to New York from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New York
3:15 am - 11:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 35m
SFO - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$82
Supersaver
5:30 pm - 1:49 am
Delta
Nonstop
5h 19m
SFO - JFK
Delta
$83
Delta
4:40 am - 12:59 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 19m
SFO - EWR
Frontier
$85
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco 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, JetBlue, and Delta are some of the many 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 to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New York is less than $198.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco 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: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 58 flights depart from San Francisco to New York on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 79% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 7% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% 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 to New York?

Airlines like JetBlue, Delta, and American Airlines fly from San Francisco to New York in about 5h 14m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 2573 mi between San Francisco and New York. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to New York round-trip?

Frontier, at $138, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to New York.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Alaska Airlines and Delta. Frontier is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $63. Users have also found prices from $73 and $83 on Frontier and Alaska Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to New York

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to New York
Flight duration
6h 05m
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of SFO to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 36% of SFO to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 9% of SFO to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to NYC departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to New York
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
44 daily flights
Tuesday
40 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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