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The best prices from San Francisco to New York 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 New York (NYC)

SFO - NYC
Price
$257 - $410
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $257 From San Francisco to New York
One-way from $139 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 $253 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 22% on your journey compared to booking in February

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New York in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SFO to NYC flights for July, August
9 Jul - 22 Jul
$208pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jul - 22 Jul
$212pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jul - 16 Jul
$213pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
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
9 Jul - 22 Jul
$208pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jul - 22 Jul
$212pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Jul - 16 Jul
$213pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
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 Oct - 17 Oct
$260pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple 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 Jul - 8 Jul
$271pp
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jul - 15 Jul
$277pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
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
28 Jun - 17 Jul
$254pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 17 Jul
$257pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 16 Jul
$269pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
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
3:00 am - 11:29 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 29m
SFO - JFK
JetBlue
6:40 am - 8:53 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 13m
SFO - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$140
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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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New York for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $231.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New York is less than $286.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to New York for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to New York within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to New York have been viewed 444 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for Delta Air Lines, Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from San Francisco to New York. On average you can find 161 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from San Francisco to New York take?

A typical nonstop flight can take about 6 hours, covering about 1,599 miles.

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

Per day, 9 flights depart from San Francisco to New York on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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.

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
5h 57m
Average temperature for July in New York
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in New York
4.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
Newburgh (SWF)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New York

Morning 6 AM to noon 88% of SFO to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of SFO to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 5% 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
36 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
45 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
48 daily flights
Friday
43 daily flights
Saturday
38 daily flights