Cheap flights from Newark to San Francisco (EWR - SFO)

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The best prices from Newark to San Francisco are usually found in January or February, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to SFO flight in 2021: compare Newark to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
EWR - SFO
Price
$250 - $416
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$250

From Newark to San Francisco

One-way from

$90

One-way flight from Newark to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 27% on the overall cost on flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

To save up to 99% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Newark Airport to San Francisco from $416 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $638 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco (EWR - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Newark to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EWR to SFO flights for September, October
12 Oct - 20 Oct
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Oct - 27 Oct
$153pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$154pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Newark found for this year
9 Nov - 7 Dec
$137pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 Oct - 20 Oct
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Nov - 1 Dec
$151pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Newark

Save time with Newark to San Francisco direct flight deals
8 Oct - 11 Nov
$153pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 11 Dec
$162pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
25 Oct - 1 Nov
$166pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Newark, departing today and this week
6 Oct - 20 Oct
$160pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 15 Oct
$168pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 13 Oct
$169pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to San Francisco from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to San Francisco
5:23 pm - 12:00 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
21h 37m
EWR - SFO
Frontier
$90
Kiwi.com
1:10 pm - 6:40 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
8h 30m
EWR - SFO
Major Airline
$93
StudentUniverse
2:50 pm - 6:27 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
6h 37m
EWR - SFO
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Newark</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Newark to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Newark?

For a flight from Newark to San Francisco, you will be flying into San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 11.8 mi from the center of the city. San Francisco is the only San Francisco airport and it handles 33 inbound flights from Newark per day. 9 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Newark on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Newark to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark Airport 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 Newark Airport 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.

Can I find flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $159.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to San Francisco is less than $184.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Airport to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this Newark Airport to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Newark to San Francisco have been viewed 238 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Newark Airport to San Francisco on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Newark Airport to San Francisco on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

Airlines like Frontier fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco in about 11h 32m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . The distance from Newark Airport to San Francisco is about 2573 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco round-trip from $137. This flight start at 54% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $69. Alaska Airlines flights start at $83 while deals on Major Airline start at $93 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Newark Airport to San Francisco is $118. On average you can expect to pay $838. The most popular route, (Newark - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $137.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Newark Airport to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Newark Airport to San Francisco?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Newark Airport to San Francisco are Emirates (89%), ANA (88%) and Singapore Airlines (84%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Newark?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Newark need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newark must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Newark are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Newark from San Francisco?

Returning to Newark from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Newark.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Newark.

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Alternative routes for Newark 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 Newark to San Francisco.
Flight duration from Newark to SFO
6h 07m
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Newark to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark 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
Frontier
$102 $198 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$116 $283 No cancel fee 71%
Sun Country Air
$118 $247 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $283 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$123 $278 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$124 $317 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$142 $321 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$146 $363 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Newark to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of EWR to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of EWR to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of EWR to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of EWR to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to San Francisco.
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
34 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
31 daily flights
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