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
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

$172

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.
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 35 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 35 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 $99, or $105 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from John F. Kennedy Intl. Prices for August average $108 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco in June, July 2021

The best prices found for JFK to SFO flights for June, July
30 Jul - 17 Aug
$318pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Jul - 10 Aug
$324pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Jul - 17 Aug
$327pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
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 this year
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$244pp
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
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$249pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$250pp
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

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

Save time with John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco direct flight deals
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$244pp
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
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$249pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$250pp
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

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
22 Jun - 10 Aug
$405pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Jun - 10 Aug
$407pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Jun - 10 Aug
$414pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
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
4:30 am - 12:16 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 46m
JFK - SFO
American Airlines
3:00 pm - 5:42 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
17h 42m
JFK - SFO
United Airlines
$174
United
4:45 am - 12:34 pm
Delta
1 Stop
10h 49m
JFK - SFO
Delta
$180
Delta

Related info for your journey

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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 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.

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 51 inbound flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl per day.

Can I find flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $244, but on average you can expect to pay $260.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco is less than $262.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Thursday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% 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 15 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, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco in just under 6h 17m. 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 $244, 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 American Airlines. You may be able to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for 18% 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 Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $119. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and JetBlue, 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

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
6h 07m
Average temperature for June in San Francisco
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying 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
$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 55% of JFK to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of JFK to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from John F. Kennedy Intl to San Francisco.
Sunday
56 daily flights
Monday
58 daily flights
Tuesday
46 daily flights
Wednesday
52 daily flights
Thursday
55 daily flights
Friday
56 daily flights
Saturday
34 daily flights
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