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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$138

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 May, June 2022

The best prices found for JFK to SFO flights for May, June
8 Jun - 13 Sep
$371pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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6 Jun - 10 Jun
$396pp
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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
24 May - 24 May
$410pp
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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

New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$211pp
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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
20 Sep - 1 Oct
$214pp
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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
13 Sep - 4 Oct
$216pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
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Delta
 
1 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
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$211pp
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
20 Sep - 1 Oct
$214pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Sep - 22 Sep
$218pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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JetBlue
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
20 May - 24 May
$496pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 23 Aug
$501pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 23 Aug
$514pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska 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
4:15 pm - 7:42 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 27m
JFK - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$138
mytrip.com
2:59 pm - 6:49 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 50m
JFK - SFO
JetBlue
2:00 pm - 7:58 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 58m
JFK - SFO
Delta
$143
Delta

Related info for your journey

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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. 9 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 80 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $207, but on average you can expect to pay $224.

Are there nonstop flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco is less than $230.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco for under $500?

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 $500.

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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 31 flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 32% of flight departures

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

For as low as $207, Delta can have you in San Francisco from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport in 6h 22m. The distance between New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and San Francisco is about 2594 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Delta, at $207, 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 Alaska Airlines and JetBlue. Delta is priced at 30% 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?

$99 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from JetBlue. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Alaska Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $104 and $108, respectively.

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.

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: Korean Air (98%), Kenya Airways (98%), Aerolineas Argentinas (96%).

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

On average you can expect to pay $885 for a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $134 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $216.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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
5h 58m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $17 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Alaska Airlines
$91 $247 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$98 $262 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$122 $342 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$135 $352 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$135 $324 No cancel fee N/A

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 51% of JFK to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of JFK to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of JFK to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 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
75 daily flights
Monday
90 daily flights
Tuesday
98 daily flights
Wednesday
93 daily flights
Thursday
80 daily flights
Friday
81 daily flights
Saturday
49 daily flights
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