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
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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

$118

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 to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 27% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Newark to San Francisco?

Flights from Newark to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Newark to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Newark to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Newark to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EWR to SFO flights for May, June
11 May - 18 May
$162pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 18 May
$163pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 19 May
$173pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Newark to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Newark found for this year
11 May - 18 May
$162pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 18 May
$163pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 19 May
$173pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Newark

Save time with Newark to San Francisco direct flight deals
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$225pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$236pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
14 Sep - 22 Sep
$237pp
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
12 May - 18 May
$163pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 19 May
$173pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 May - 24 May
$197pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to San Francisco from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to San Francisco
3:00 am - 5:56 am
Frontier
2 Stops
29h 56m
EWR - SFO
Frontier
$118
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 5:41 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
7h 41m
EWR - SFO
Major Airline
$125
StudentUniverse
1:45 pm - 5:24 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
6h 39m
EWR - SFO
JetBlue

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. New policies for travelers booking flights from Newark to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 6 inbound flights from Newark per day. 9 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Newark on a regular basis.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $196.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark to San Francisco is less than $257.

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

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

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from Newark to San Francisco on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 86% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Newark Intl or San Francisco?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Newark Intl is roughly greater than that of San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Newark Intl weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Newark Intl. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Newark to San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines can get you from Newark to San Francisco in just under 6h 25m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 2573 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $88 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from $116 and Major Airline from $125 one-way.

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
6h 02m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

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%
Sun Country Air
$118 $247 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$123 $278 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$118 $283 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$116 $283 No cancel fee 71%
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 94% of EWR to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 5% of EWR to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of EWR to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% 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
6 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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