Flights from San Francisco to New York

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to New York (United States, North America)

Flight Insight for San Francisco to New York

We have aggregated the last 4,808,092 fares on this route and compiled them into an insight for you.
In this overview you can see how much of an impact different factors have on the price of your tickets.

Airline

Cheapest Sun Country Airlines
Average price $463
Most expensive Virgin America
Average price $537

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 49
Average price $383
Most expensive Week 25
Average price $683

Days to departure

Cheapest 57 days
Average price $392
Most expensive 0 days
Average price $867

Day of week

Cheapest Wednesday
Average price $475
Most expensive Sunday
Average price $565

Airport

Cheapest SFO-LGA
Average price $475
Most expensive SFO-JFK
Average price $520

Time of day

Cheapest Noon
Average price $506
Most expensive Evening
Average price $518

Airline, Seasonality and Days to departure are the major factors that impact ticket price for San Francisco — New York flights.

According to our data Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

Cheapest time of year to fly to New York from San Francisco is September and October. Most expensive are July and June.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — New York route is approximately 57 days to departure.

La Guardia is the cheapest destination airport when flying from San Francisco to New York.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

We've got 19 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

Popular booking sites for this route are look2fly, OneTravel and Faregeek.

United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin America are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to New York.

The chart shows the evolvement of the price throughout the year. The numbers on the x-axis dictate the week numbers.

Travel tips

Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between 7/1/2014 and 8/1/2014.

The graph shows how the price evolves in relation to the number of days until departure.

Travel tips

San Francisco to New York flights are usually cheapest between 2 and 4 months before departure.

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Cheapest day of week is typically Wednesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco - Charlotte - New York - New York, San Francisco - Minneapolis - New York and San Francisco - Philadelphia - New York.

SFO - LGA tends to be 10% cheaper than SFO - JFK.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

It's generally cheapest to take Noon flights from San Francisco to New York.

Cost of living comparison between San Francisco and New York

Compare cost of living in San Francisco and New York

San Francisco

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.98 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 69.89 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 4.99 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.62 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 4.74 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 10.76 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.33 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.25 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.99 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.74 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.78 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

New York

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 14.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 74.99 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 6 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.51 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 3.05 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 8.37 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.16 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 1.82 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 2.5 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.26 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.06 USD

Taxis, gas prices and public transport are in aggregate more pricy in San Francisco than New York by around 18%. On average most consumer costs are somewhere around 28% costlier.

Restaurant prices in New York are roughly 9% higher than in San Francisco. A mid-range meal for 2 might cost around USD 5 more in New York than you would pay in San Francisco.

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New York weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in New York.

Sunday, Sunday, April 20, 2014

14°C
3°C

Monday, Monday, April 21, 2014

20°C
5°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 22, 2014

22°C
7°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 23, 2014

12°C
3°C

Thursday, Thursday, April 24, 2014

14°C
6°C

Friday, Friday, April 25, 2014

20°C
11°C

Saturday, Saturday, April 26, 2014

16°C
2°C

Sunday, Sunday, April 27, 2014

13°C
7°C

Monday, Monday, April 28, 2014

12°C
4°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 29, 2014

14°C
6°C

Get there quickly

Direct flights to New York from San Francisco
One-way trip
May 13
153 USD
OneTravel
SFO San Francisco Intl
7h 35min
Direct
JFK John F Kennedy
Return trip
May 21 - May 28
303 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
5h 40min
Direct
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
6h 30min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
May 09 - May 13
316 USD
Expedia
SFO San Francisco Intl
5h 30min
Direct
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
PHL Philadelphia Intl
6h 15min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to New York
Return trip
May 03 - May 11
305 USD
FlightNetwork
SFO San Francisco Intl
7h 52min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
LGA La Guardia
5h 45min
ORD 1 stop
MSY L Armstrong Intl
Return trip
May 02 - May 11
319 USD
Smartfares
SFO San Francisco Intl
7h 10min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
14h 35min
MSP 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Apr 28 - May 04
375 USD
US Airways
SFO San Francisco Intl
8h 43min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 10min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New York
Return trip
May 10 - May 12
291 USD
Smartfares
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 5min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
15h 15min
MSP 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
May 15 - May 18
294 USD
Smartfares
SFO San Francisco Intl
7h 10min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy
JFK John F Kennedy
14h 35min
MSP 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
May 19 - May 25
379 USD
US Airways
SFO San Francisco Intl
8h 42min
PHL 1 stop
LGA La Guardia
LGA La Guardia
9h 12min
PHL 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to New York from San Francisco
One-way trip
May 06
145 USD
Virgin America Inc.
SFO San Francisco Intl
5h 45min
Direct
JFK John F Kennedy
One-way trip
May 13
146 USD
US Airways
SFO San Francisco Intl
8h 13min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
One-way trip
May 21
146 USD
Suncountry
SFO San Francisco Intl
7h 10min
MSP 1 stop
JFK John F Kennedy

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco
Return trip
Jun 07 - Jun 09
248 USD
FlightNetwork
LGA La Guardia
8h 11min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
1h 50min
Direct
SEA Seattle Tacoma
Return trip
May 03 - May 10
291 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 43min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
8h 48min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
Return trip
May 07 - May 12
293 USD
US Airways
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
8h 46min
PHL 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
8h 48min
CLT 1 stop
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
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