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Flight information for San Francisco to New York
(SFO to NYC)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to New York
Best Price Found$48The best one-way flight to New York from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is $48. The best round-trip flight deal from San Francisco to New York found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $134.
Fastest flight time5h 16mThe fastest flight from San Francisco to New York takes 5h 16m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from San Francisco to New York on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: SAS, Brussels Airlines and Air New Zealand.
Airports in New York3 airportsThere are 3 airports near New York: New York LaGuardia (LGA), New York Skyports SPB (NYS), New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to New York

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What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to New York?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to New York from San Francisco is January. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for New York?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to New York?

in the afternoon

San Francisco to New York flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to New York from San Francisco?

Sun Country Air

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and Major Airline are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to New York

What is the cheapest San Francisco to New York flight route?

San Francisco - Newark

Fly from San Francisco to Newark for the best San Francisco - New York flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to New York flights?

29 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to New York is approximately 29 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to New York

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to New York by changing tabs
Alaska Airlines
Mar 8
SFO2:01 amSan Francisco
5h 29m
JFK7:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Mar 8
JFK1:35 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 54m
SFO8:29 pmSan Francisco
JetBlue
Feb 8
SFO4:02 pmSan Francisco
5h 20m
EWR9:22 pmNewark
Feb 9
EWR2:30 amNewark
6h 44m
SFO9:14 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 23
SFO2:00 amSan Francisco
5h 20m
EWR7:20 amNewark
Mar 2
EWR7:00 amNewark
6h 18m
SFO1:18 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Feb 9
SFO6:55 amSan Francisco
5h 33m
JFK12:28 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 16
JFK4:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
10h 34m
1 stop
SFO2:34 pmSan Francisco
American Airlines
Feb 9
SFO4:59 pmSan Francisco
8h 11m
1 stop
LGA1:10 amNew York LaGuardia
Feb 16
LGA2:05 amNew York LaGuardia
9h 06m
1 stop
SFO11:11 amSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 15
SFO7:16 pmSan Francisco
7h 07m
1 stop
EWR2:23 amNewark
Feb 23
EWR3:50 pmNewark
6h 37m
SFO10:27 pmSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New York

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to New York, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and Delta
Alaska Airlines
Feb 9
SFO5:10 amSan Francisco
5h 24m
EWR10:34 amNewark
American Airlines
Feb 22
SFO6:03 amSan Francisco
8h 57m
1 stop
LGA3:00 pmNew York LaGuardia
Delta
Feb 22
SFO1:20 amSan Francisco
7h 10m
1 stop
JFK8:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Search last-minute flights to New York from San Francisco

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to New York
Multiple Airlines
Feb 2
SFO8:55 amSan Francisco
21h 45m
1 stop
EWR6:40 amNewark
Feb 9
EWR1:15 amNewark
6h 31m
SFO7:46 amSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 5
SFO2:01 amSan Francisco
5h 29m
JFK7:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 15
JFK8:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 44m
SFO2:44 pmSan Francisco
JetBlue
Feb 5
SFO10:30 amSan Francisco
5h 18m
EWR3:48 pmNewark
Feb 9
EWR11:00 amNewark
6h 52m
SFO5:52 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Feb 5
SFO5:50 amSan Francisco
8h 58m
1 stop
JFK2:48 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 9
JFK3:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 32m
SFO9:32 amSan Francisco
American Airlines
Feb 5
SFO6:30 pmSan Francisco
8h 15m
1 stop
LGA2:45 amNew York LaGuardia
Feb 9
LGA5:05 amNew York LaGuardia
10h 37m
1 stop
SFO3:42 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Feb 5
SFO7:47 amSan Francisco
7h 12m
1 stop
JFK2:59 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 9
JFK10:41 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
9h 00m
1 stop
SFO7:41 pmSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to New York

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to New York with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $111
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.3
6.4

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.0

Entertainment

5.3

Food

Reviews

To whom may concern, I was not able to board my flight because it showed as cancel but my credit card got charge. Please issue refund. Thank You Jan Pierre Rivera

1 / 10
Sun Country Air
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.6

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

6.4

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Easy boarding, plenty of overhead space, entertaining staff, good progress communication, and on-time arrival.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Even after posting extra for comfort +, the seats do not recline!

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Free exit seat up grade No food

1 / 10
JetBlue
PriceFrom $122
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

6.9

Food

Reviews

Delay yet again

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $126
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Frontier
PriceFrom $128
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

Flight staff was great! No free refreshments onboard but that was expected. We took off an hour late and waiting for our checked baggage to come around took forever so that was a little bit annoying.

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $137
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

I’m not a fan of the CRJ aircraft.

1 / 10

Delta flights from San Francisco to New York

Our best Delta deals on San Francisco to New York flight tickets
Delta
Feb 9
SFO6:55 amSan Francisco
5h 33m
JFK12:28 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 16
JFK4:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
10h 34m
1 stop
SFO2:34 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Feb 8
SFO1:20 pmSan Francisco
9h 09m
1 stop
JFK10:29 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 9
JFK5:29 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
8h 57m
1 stop
SFO2:26 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Feb 9
SFO7:30 amSan Francisco
8h 11m
1 stop
JFK3:41 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 16
JFK10:41 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
9h 00m
1 stop
SFO7:41 pmSan Francisco

Alaska Airlines flights from San Francisco to New York

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on San Francisco to New York flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
Mar 8
SFO2:01 amSan Francisco
5h 29m
JFK7:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Mar 8
JFK1:35 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 54m
SFO8:29 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Mar 1
SFO2:01 amSan Francisco
5h 29m
JFK7:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Mar 1
JFK1:35 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 54m
SFO8:29 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 9
SFO2:01 amSan Francisco
5h 29m
JFK7:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Feb 9
JFK1:35 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 55m
SFO8:30 pmSan Francisco

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to New York offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Francisco to New York, such as United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and JetBlue may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is San Francisco to New York by plane?

    A flight from San Francisco to New York will travel around 2563.5 mi. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 5h 05m.


Can I fly to New York from San Francisco right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

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

Can I fly back to San Francisco from New York?

Returning to San Francisco from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

If you are planning to travel to New York at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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