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The best prices from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco are usually found in January or February, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

JFK - SFO
Price
$257 - $427
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$257

From John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$102

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

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 John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 28% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 99% 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 61 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 John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $416, or $638 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

It’s optimal to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 47% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for JFK to SFO flights for November, December
2 Dec - 21 Dec
$139pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$143pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$151pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from John F. Kennedy Intl found for next year
2 Dec - 21 Dec
$139pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$143pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Dec - 17 Dec
$151pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

Save time with John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
12 Mar - 16 Mar
$164pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Dec - 28 Dec
$165pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Feb - 16 Feb
$166pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from John F. Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$181pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$190pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Dec - 26 Dec
$191pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco
1:22 am - 9:09 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 47m
JFK - SFO
American Airlines
12:05 pm - 4:03 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 58m
JFK - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$110
Flighttix
2:25 pm - 5:59 pm
Delta
Nonstop
6h 34m
JFK - SFO
Delta
$115
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 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 John F. Kennedy Intl and San Francisco 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, JetBlue, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $143, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco is less than $184.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

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

Per day, 12 flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

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

Expected rainfall in John F. Kennedy Intl is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 14 days.

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

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in John F. Kennedy Intl. 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 John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco?

JetBlue, Major Airline, and Alaska Airlines can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco in just under 6h 19m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. John F. Kennedy Intl and San Francisco are separated by a distance of 2594 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Alaska Airlines, at $164, was found to be the cheapest airline from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Major Airline and JetBlue. You may be able to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for 45% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $89. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for a low price.

Alternative routes for John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco
Flight duration
6h 00m
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
1.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 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
Alaska Airlines
$118 $307 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$118 $325 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $332 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$128 $353 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$133 $354 No cancel fee 62%

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of JFK to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of JFK to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of JFK to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of JFK to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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