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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New York, NY, United States - SFO to NYC Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:42 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to New York Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:42 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $456
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $456
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $372
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $372
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $372
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $372
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $372
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $383
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $369
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $369
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $332
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $332
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $332
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $332
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $332
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $337
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $384

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to New York (SFO to NYC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to New York, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $355.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to New York (SFO to NYC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to New York based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to New York should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $480 $412
7-14 days $387 $332
14-21 days $428 $332
21-30 days $408 $332
30-60 days $389 $383
60-90 days $369 $363
90+ days $364 $342

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to New York

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to New York.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$332 $332 $368 $332 $374 $363 $379

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to New York

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to New York.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco New York United 5/26/16 6/8/16 1 $412
June San Francisco New York Sun Country 6/7/16 6/9/16 1 $332
July San Francisco New York American 7/13/16 7/17/16 1 $383
August San Francisco New York United 8/29/16 9/10/16 2 $337
September San Francisco New York United 9/8/16 9/10/16 1 $342
October San Francisco New York United 10/18/16 10/25/16 2 $337
November San Francisco New York United 11/1/16 11/9/16 2 $337
December San Francisco New York United 12/5/16 12/13/16 1 $344

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to New York

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to New York.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$529
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$529 $497
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$497 $428
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$428 $452
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$452 $446
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$446

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to New York (SFO to NYC)

Your San Francisco to New York flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 San Francisco to New York is $422.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to New York is $421.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to New York
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 6 6 5 4 6 07:15 23:00
JetBlue 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 07:00 23:00
Delta 8 7 6 8 8 4 8 06:35 23:10
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:00 23:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to New York (SFO to NYC)

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 San Francisco to New York. 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 San Francisco to New York is $196.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to New York is $409.

San Francisco to New York Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to New York?
Answer: The average San Francisco to New York flight time is 5 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and New York?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to New York is 2579 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to New York?
Answer: There are 160 direct flights from San Francisco to New York.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to New York?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 30% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and New York.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to New York?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to New York (SFO to NYC) Number of flights searched: 331Last modified: May 25, 2016 7:42 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to New York with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to New York.

San Francisco to New York
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue FLL X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAS X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and New York, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $337
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $262
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $195
San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $332
San Francisco to Westchester County American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $331
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208

Cheap Domestic Flights to New York - NYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $350
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $369
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $323
Fresno to New York American, Alaska, United $392
Reno to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Monterey to New York American, Alaska, United $474
San Luis Obispo to New York American, United $430
Santa Rosa to New York American, Alaska $480
Modesto to New YorkCheck Dates
Chico to New YorkCheck Dates
Redding to New York Alaska, United $482
Sacramento to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $323
Oakland to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $374
San Jose to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $360
Reno to Newark American, Alaska, United $304
Fresno to Newark American, Alaska, United $392
San Luis Obispo to Newark American, United $430
Monterey to Newark American, Alaska, United $498
Modesto to NewarkCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Newark American, Alaska $649
Chico to NewarkCheck Dates
Redding to Newark Alaska, United $564
Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $387
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New York, NY, United States, from $332 Round trip from SFO to NYC