Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco from $48

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

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to San Francisco
Best Price Found$48The best one-way flight to San Francisco from New York in the past 72 hours is $48. The best round-trip flight deal from New York to San Francisco found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $135.
Fastest flight time6h 17mThe fastest flight from New York to San Francisco takes 6h 17m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from New York to San Francisco on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Alaska Airlines.
Airports in San Francisco1 airportThere is 1 airport near San Francisco: San Francisco (SFO)

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

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

January

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

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

Thursday

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

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

at noon

New York to San Francisco flights are approximately 25% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

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

Frontier

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

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

New York John F Kennedy Intl - San Francisco

Fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San Francisco for the best New York - San Francisco flight prices

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

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to San Francisco is approximately 60 days to departure


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

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 New York to San Francisco by changing tabs
Alaska Airlines
Mar 2
JFK6:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 49m
SFO1:19 pmSan Francisco
Mar 5
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
5h 30m
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Feb 23
JFK2:40 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 50m
SFO9:30 amSan Francisco
Feb 23
SFO9:05 amSan Francisco
5h 25m
JFK2:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 26
JFK3:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 48m
SFO9:48 pmSan Francisco
Mar 5
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
5h 30m
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Feb 8
JFK11:55 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 32m
SFO6:27 pmSan Francisco
Feb 9
SFO8:35 amSan Francisco
5h 23m
JFK1:58 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Feb 8
JFK5:59 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
8h 20m
1 stop
SFO2:19 pmSan Francisco
Feb 8
SFO5:10 pmSan Francisco
5h 13m
JFK10:23 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Feb 12
LGA10:20 amNew York LaGuardia
8h 48m
1 stop
SFO7:08 pmSan Francisco
Feb 12
SFO6:48 pmSan Francisco
7h 45m
1 stop
LGA2:33 amNew York LaGuardia

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to San Francisco, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines and JetBlue
Alaska Airlines
Mar 2
JFK4:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 45m
SFO10:45 amSan Francisco
JetBlue
Feb 9
JFK3:20 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 53m
SFO10:13 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Mar 4
EWR2:50 pmNewark
17h 05m
2 stops
SFO7:55 amSan Francisco

Search last-minute flights to San Francisco from New York

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 2
EWR1:20 amNewark
28h 25m
2 stops
SFO5:45 amSan Francisco
Mar 2
SFO11:35 amSan Francisco
5h 13m
EWR4:48 pmNewark
Alaska Airlines
Feb 5
EWR11:20 amNewark
6h 37m
SFO5:57 pmSan Francisco
Feb 12
SFO2:00 amSan Francisco
5h 20m
EWR7:20 amNewark
JetBlue
Feb 2
JFK3:10 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 49m
SFO9:59 pmSan Francisco
Feb 9
SFO7:00 amSan Francisco
5h 24m
JFK12:24 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Feb 5
JFK2:15 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
9h 19m
1 stop
SFO11:34 amSan Francisco
Feb 8
SFO5:10 pmSan Francisco
5h 13m
JFK10:23 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
United Airlines
Feb 1
EWR7:41 amNewark
8h 00m
1 stop
SFO3:41 pmSan Francisco
Feb 15
SFO8:30 amSan Francisco
5h 21m
EWR1:51 pmNewark
American Airlines
Feb 5
LGA6:55 amNew York LaGuardia
8h 47m
1 stop
SFO3:42 pmSan Francisco
Feb 12
SFO6:30 pmSan Francisco
8h 15m
1 stop
LGA2:45 amNew York LaGuardia

Best airlines flying from New York to San Francisco

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to San Francisco with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Frontier
PriceFrom $102
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

On the mike they said if you can breathe it means your not wearing your mask properly

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $116
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
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
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

Always great service

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $118
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

2 hour delay and then 15 min taxi to the gate just to be told a big pile of snow was blocking the gate.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $123
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
JetBlue
PriceFrom $124
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
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $142
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.3
6.4

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.0

Entertainment

5.3

Food

Reviews

Boarding announcement needs improvement. Didn't hear the zones being called and all of a sudden we hear that we need to on the plane!! Crazy!! Also you had to condense your personal and carry on! We were fine but what about the other passengers?

1 / 10

American Airlines flights from New York to San Francisco

Our best American Airlines deals on New York to San Francisco flight tickets
American Airlines
Feb 12
LGA10:20 amNew York LaGuardia
8h 48m
1 stop
SFO7:08 pmSan Francisco
Feb 12
SFO6:48 pmSan Francisco
7h 45m
1 stop
LGA2:33 amNew York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Mar 1
EWR12:00 amNewark
11h 11m
1 stop
SFO11:11 amSan Francisco
Mar 8
SFO3:22 amSan Francisco
9h 09m
1 stop
EWR12:31 pmNewark
American Airlines
Feb 16
LGA6:55 amNew York LaGuardia
8h 47m
1 stop
SFO3:42 pmSan Francisco
Feb 22
SFO8:19 amSan Francisco
7h 26m
1 stop
LGA3:45 pmNew York LaGuardia

Alaska Airlines flights from New York to San Francisco

Our best Alaska Airlines deals on New York to San Francisco flight tickets
Alaska Airlines
Mar 2
JFK6:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 49m
SFO1:19 pmSan Francisco
Mar 5
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
5h 30m
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Feb 22
JFK4:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 45m
SFO10:45 amSan Francisco
Mar 1
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
5h 30m
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Feb 12
JFK4:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
6h 41m
SFO10:41 amSan Francisco
Feb 15
SFO5:30 amSan Francisco
5h 30m
JFK11:00 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from New York to San Francisco are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Delta.

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

    San Francisco is 2563.5 mi away from New York. By plane, this route typically takes 6h 11m.


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

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

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

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.

Can I fly back to New York from San Francisco?

Returning to New York from San Francisco

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.

If you are planning to travel to San Francisco 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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