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Flights from Newark to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:20 AM

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Newark to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:20 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Newark to San Francisco. Virgin America & United frequently offer the best deals on Newark to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin America
EWRSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
SFOEWR
Fri 10/21
1 stop
$292
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Virgin America
EWRSFO
Sat 10/22
1 stop
SFOEWR
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$292
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Virgin America
EWRSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOEWR
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$292
Select
Virgin America
EWRSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOEWR
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$292
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Virgin America
EWRSFO
Thu 10/27
1 stop
SFOEWR
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$292
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United
EWRSFO
Thu 12/1
nonstop
SFOEWR
Thu 12/8
nonstop
$296
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United
EWRSFO
Sun 12/4
nonstop
SFOEWR
Thu 12/8
nonstop
$296
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United
EWRSFO
Sun 12/4
nonstop
SFOEWR
Sun 12/11
nonstop
$296
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United
EWRSFO
Thu 12/8
nonstop
SFOEWR
Mon 12/12
nonstop
$296
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United
EWRSFO
Fri 12/9
nonstop
SFOEWR
Sun 12/11
nonstop
$296
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Alaska
EWRSFO
Sat 10/22
1 stop
SFOEWR
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$345
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Alaska
EWRSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOEWR
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$345
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Alaska
EWRSFO
Thu 10/27
1 stop
SFOEWR
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$345
Select
Alaska
EWRSFO
Wed 11/2
1 stop
SFOEWR
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$345
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JetBlue
EWRSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
SFOEWR
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$365
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How Much is a Flight from Newark to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Newark to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $293.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Newark to San Francisco?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Newark to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Newark to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $436 $431
7-14 days $327 $302
14-21 days $311 $292
21-30 days $316 $292
30-60 days $307 $292
60-90 days $296 $302
90+ days $335 $342

Cheapest Day To Fly from Newark to San Francisco

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Newark to San Francisco is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$292 $292 $292 $292 $292 $292 $296

Compare Flight Prices from Newark to San Francisco by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Newark to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Newark San Francisco United 9/30/16 10/5/16 2 $471
October Newark San Francisco Virgin America 10/19/16 10/21/16 1 $292
November Newark San Francisco Virgin America 11/2/16 11/3/16 1 $292
December Newark San Francisco United 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 $296
January Newark San Francisco United 1/17/17 1/21/17 0 $335
February Newark San Francisco United 2/7/17 2/11/17 0 $337
March Newark San Francisco Virgin America 3/2/17 3/6/17 1 $366
April Newark San Francisco Alaska 4/5/17 4/12/17 2 $393

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Newark to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Newark to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$560
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$560 $430
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$430 $302
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$302 $317
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$317 $292
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$292

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Newark to San Francisco

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Newark to San Francisco is $344.

The average price for direct flights from Newark to San Francisco is $395.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Newark to San Francisco.

Weekly Direct Flights from Newark to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 19 18 19 19 19 14 18 05:45 22:55
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 07:30 17:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Newark to San Francisco

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Newark to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Newark to San Francisco is $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Newark to San Francisco is $336.

Newark to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Newark to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Newark to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Newark?
Answer: The distance from Newark to San Francisco is 2,558 miles (4,116 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Newark to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 146 direct flights from Newark to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Newark airlines for direct flights from Newark to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 86% of the non-stop flights between Newark and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Newark to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Newark flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:20 AMNumber of routes searched: 550Number of itineraries searched: 1,842,836

Wondering which airlines fly out of Newark to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Newark airlines with flights to San Francisco. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Newark to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT
American ORD
American DFW
American PHL
Delta MSP
American -
Delta DTW
United IAD
Delta CVG
United IAH
Virgin America DAL
JetBlue FLL
United MSN
United RDU
United SNA
Alaska SAN
Frontier DEN
Virgin America PSP
JetBlue LGB
JetBlue LAS
Delta ATL
Delta SLC

Newark to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Newark and San Francisco. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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