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The best prices from New York to San Francisco are usually found in February or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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$268 - $387
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59 - 77 °F
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Most popular in November High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $360 Price for this month
Cheapest price $268 From New York to San Francisco

Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco in June 2019

The best prices found for NYC to SFO flights for June
28 Jun - 16 Sep
$360pp
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
28 Jun - 16 Sep
$365pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
27 Jun - 15 Jul
$370pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

New York to San Francisco 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New York found for this year
20 Aug - 3 Sep
$220pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
27 Aug - 5 Sep
$220pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
18 Sep - 24 Sep
$225pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from New York

Save time with New York to San Francisco direct flight deals
5 Sep - 7 Sep
$241pp
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
20 Aug - 3 Sep
$263pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
21 Aug - 2 Oct
$263pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from New York, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 15 Jul
$370pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
26 Jun - 30 Jul
$379pp
EWR
Newark
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
24 Jun - 23 Aug
$382pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to San Francisco

Airports servicing New York

La Guardia (LGA)
Newark (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Average temperature for June in San Francisco
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
1.0 mm

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.

How long is the flight from New York City to San Francisco?

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.

Which airlines operate flights from New York City to San Francisco?

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.

How frequent are flights between New York City and San Francisco?

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.

Which airports serve New York City to San Franciscos?

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.)

Which direct flight route between New York City and San Francisco is cheapest?

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.

How many flights depart from New York to San Francisco on average per day?

305 flight departures from New York to San Francisco per day on average.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 35% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% of flight departures

How long does the flight from New York to San Francisco take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 6 hours, flying a distance of about 1,591 miles.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to San Francisco flights.
Flight FAQs
From New York to San Francisco
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 15 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from New York offer a total of 110,969,200 seats to San Francisco per day
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
Popular Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express operates 106 flight per week
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