Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco (JFK - SFO)

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

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to SFO flight in 2021: compare John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
JFK - SFO
Price
$257 - $427
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$91

One-way flight from New York 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.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 99% on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $416. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $638.

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

When flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JFK to SFO flights for October, November
6 Nov - 4 Dec
$125pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Nov - 9 Nov
$128pp
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
5 Nov - 5 Nov
$129pp
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

New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
6 Nov - 4 Dec
$125pp
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
9 Nov - 9 Nov
$128pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Nov - 5 Nov
$129pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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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
6 Nov - 4 Dec
$125pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Jan - 23 Jan
$127pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Nov - 9 Nov
$128pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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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
26 Oct - 11 Nov
$175pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$177pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 Oct - 17 Nov
$184pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco
2:00 pm - 8:34 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
9h 34m
JFK - SFO
Major Airline
$91
StudentUniverse
2:40 pm - 6:18 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 38m
JFK - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$94
SmartFares
3:55 am - 7:16 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 21m
JFK - SFO
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">John F Kennedy Intl</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from New York John F Kennedy Intl?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco. 7 airlines have flights to San Francisco from New York John F Kennedy Intl on a regular basis. Booking flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 56 inbound flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl per day.

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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco is less than $149.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

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

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 57% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

For as low as $125, Alaska Airlines can have you in San Francisco from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport in 6h 33m. The distance between New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and San Francisco is about 2594 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Alaska Airlines, at $125, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Major Airline and JetBlue. Alaska Airlines is priced at 58% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$44 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Major Airline and JetBlue, with prices starting from $68 and $77, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $806 for a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $118 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $148.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco on time: Iberia (100%), Kenya Airways (98%), EL AL (94%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to John F Kennedy Intl from San Francisco?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Alternative routes for John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco.
Flight duration from New York John F Kennedy Intl to SFO
6h 08m
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
1.2 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from New York 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
United Airlines
$118 $325 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $307 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$127 $332 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$128 $353 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$134 $354 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from John F Kennedy Intl towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of JFK to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of JFK to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of JFK to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of JFK to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
55 daily flights
Monday
58 daily flights
Tuesday
53 daily flights
Wednesday
65 daily flights
Thursday
67 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
45 daily flights
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