$263 - $358
59 - 77 °F
0 - 5 inches
|Most popular in||November||High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop|
|Average price||$331||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||$263||From New York to San Francisco|
With an influx of tech money rapidly transforming San Francisco, there may be no better time to visit the city. There's still plenty of the old charm and attractions to enjoy, but the recent metamorphosis has spiced things up, bringing myriad hip bars, upscale boutiques and unique eateries to the city. Many long-term residents and businesses are leaving San Francisco, but many visitors are taking advantage of the best of both worlds.
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Airlines departing from New York to San Francisco can be delayed by up to 15min. or more hours.
Expect 110,969,200 seats to be available on average per day for flights from New York to San Francisco.
While looking for the best option consider Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express, our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from New York to San Francisco, generally 106 flights depart for this route daily.
Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 7 hours, flying a distance of about 1,599 miles.
289 flight departures from New York to San Francisco per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 2% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 37% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures
You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in San Francisco is generally colder than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.
Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
The gate-to-gate time for non-stop flights from New York City to San Francisco runs about six to seven hours, depending on the particular airline and airports chosen.
United flies directly from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO.) Virgin American flies non-stop from EWR and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to SFO. American, jetBlue and Delta fly direct from JFK to SFO. These and other airlines, including Frontier, Alaska Airlines and Sun Country, also offer non-direct flights between the two cities.
With about 50 non-stop flights departing Big Apple-area airports for San Francisco on a typical day, you won't have any problem finding a flight at a time that's convenient for you, with flights leaving New York City between about 6 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.
New York City is served by Newark Liberty International (EWR), John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia airports (LGA.) The San Francisco area is served by San Francisco International (SFO), Mineta San Jose International (SJC), and Oakland International airports (OAK.)
The cheapest direct route from New York City to San Francisco is via the Newark Liberty International Airport to San Francisco International Airport corridor. Typically, you won't save any money by purchasing non-direct flights between these two cities. Say goodbye to late trains and crowded subways, but don't waste your time looking for a parking spot once you arrive in San Francisco. It's a great city for walking, with a milder climate than the Big Apple and plenty of charming neighborhoods and lots of opportunities for nature hikes in greener pastures such as Philosopher's Way, Presidio Promenade and nearby Muir Woods. This alludes to the main difference between the two cities, namely the healthier lifestyle in San Francisco, where people take frequent breaks from work to read or play handball and, in the evening, head home from the bars at a time when they're just starting to fill in NYC. Ready to escape the hustle and bustle of the greatest city in the world for San Francisco's more laid-back and natural setting? San Francisco isn't exactly cheaper these days, so let Cheapflights save you some money right off the bat when you use our smart search engine to find the best deals from around the web.