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The best prices from New York to San Francisco are usually found in February or March, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco in April 2019

The best prices found for NYC to SFO flights for April
30 Apr - 6 May
$235pp
LGA
New York
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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New York
30 Apr - 6 May
$236pp
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Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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New York
25 Apr - 6 May
$246pp
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New York
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
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Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
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New York

New York to San Francisco 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New York found for this year
4 Oct - 7 Oct
$231pp
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New York
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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New York
4 Jun - 5 Jun
$237pp
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Alaska Airlines
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29 May - 4 Jun
$237pp
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Non-stop flights to San Francisco from New York

Save time with New York to San Francisco direct flight deals
11 May - 14 May
$237pp
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New York
JetBlue
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San Francisco
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JetBlue
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4 Jun - 5 Jun
$237pp
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Alaska Airlines
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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
25 Apr - 6 May
$246pp
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Sun Country Air
 
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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1 STOP
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24 Apr - 8 May
$342pp
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JetBlue
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JetBlue
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25 Apr - 8 May
$342pp
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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to San Francisco
Flight duration
6h 06m

Airports servicing New York

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

Airports servicing San Francisco

Average temperature for April in San Francisco
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in San Francisco
29.0 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.

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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