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Flights from San Francisco to New York, United States

San Francisco to New York City Last modified: Mar 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 34,032,248,494 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to New York City. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals to New York City flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFONYC
Wed 4/26
nonstop
NYCSFO
Wed 5/3
nonstop
$255
United
SFONYC
Wed 4/26
nonstop
NYCSFO
Wed 5/3
nonstop
$255
American
SFONYC
Tue 5/2
1 stop
NYCSFO
Wed 5/17
1 stop
$270
Sun Country
SFONYC
Mon 4/24
1 stop
NYCSFO
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$270
JetBlue
SFONYC
Wed 5/3
nonstop
NYCSFO
Tue 5/9
nonstop
$287
Virgin America
SFONYC
Tue 5/2
1 stop
NYCSFO
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$302

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to New York City? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to New York City, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $266.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New York City?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to New York City 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 San Francisco to New York City? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $373 $280
7-14 days $297 $273
14-21 days $333 $278
21-30 days $255 $270
30-60 days $256 $265
60-90 days $307 $306
90+ days $307 $299

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to New York City Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 34,047,709,434 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to New York City is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$270$256$255$272$274$257$277

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to New York City by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to New York City flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March San Francisco New York City American 3/29/17 4/4/17 1 $346
April San Francisco New York City Alaska 4/26/17 5/3/17 0 $255
May San Francisco New York City United 5/2/17 5/6/17 0 $256
June San Francisco New York City American 6/7/17 6/13/17 1 $306
July San Francisco New York City United 7/25/17 8/9/17 1 $325
August San Francisco New York City American 8/8/17 8/22/17 1 $299
September San Francisco New York City United 9/13/17 9/23/17 1 $303
October San Francisco New York City United 10/30/17 11/10/17 1 $301

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to New York City Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$402
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$402 $450
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$450 $324
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$324 $324
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$324 $276
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$276

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to New York City Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to New York City is $308.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to New York City is $326.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to New York City - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 4 5 6 5 3 6 07:20 22:35
JetBlue 6 5 5 6 6 3 6 07:00 23:30
Major Airlines 8 7 7 8 8 4 8 06:15 22:20
Virgin America 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:00 23:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to New York City Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 City. 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 City is $179.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to New York City is $302.

San Francisco to New York City Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to New York City?
Answer: The average San Francisco to New York City flight time is 5 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How far is New York City from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to New York City is 2,579 miles (4,150 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to New York City?
Answer: There are 155 direct flights from San Francisco to New York City.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to New York City?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 32% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and New York City.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to New York City?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to New York City Last modified: Mar 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Number of routes searched: 842Number of itineraries searched: 3,177,855

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to New York City? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to New York City. 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.

San Francisco to New York City
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
JetBlue -
Major Airlines -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American SEA
American CMH
American CLT
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue LGB
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue LAS
Copa PTY
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines CVG
Aer Lingus DUB
Frontier DEN
Hawaiian HNL
Sun Country MSP
United ATL
United BOS
United DCA
United DEN
Virgin America LAX
Virgin America FLL
Virgin America LAS
Virgin America PSP

San Francisco to New York City Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and New York City. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO Last modified: Mar 29, 2017 2:37 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to New York City