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Fares from $113 One Way, $216 Round Trip from New York to San Francisco

Prices starting at $216 for return flights and $113 for one-way flights to San Francisco were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from New York to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA CodeNYC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
Distance2580 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Air Europa, Air France, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, United Airlines, El Al, Alaska Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Etihad Airways, JetBlue Airways, Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Alitalia, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival3:09PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:29AM UTC

Flights Review

Nov 7, 2019

Helped me board easily with my service dog

Oct 9, 2019

Ok

Sep 2, 2019

Friendlyv staffs and I feel like being taken care of.

Aug 19, 2019

This survey is bad - too constraining. Flight was fine, plane was old. Bad turbulence almost the whole way - nothing you can do about that, so mostly appreciate that we arrived safely.

Jun 27, 2019

After several delays, the flight crew being tardy was unreasonable.

Dec 20, 2018

Arrival gate at SJC was A11 but baggage carousel was B3, Pilot advised it as a short walk but it was a very long hike. It made me regret voluntarily checking my carryon.

Nov 25, 2018

WiFi was not working

Oct 2, 2018

Only bad thing long lines check in

Sep 13, 2018

The flight was on time and quick

Jul 9, 2018

Very nice staff at JetBlue

Fly from New York to San Francisco

Flights from New York to San Francisco take travelers across the country to a large city with a West Coast feel. San Francisco is home to restaurants serving seafood caught every morning, a thriving cultural scene, and numerous historical sites. Find cheaper prices on flights and other travel arrangements through Orbitz.com.

New York, New York

New York is home to some of the greatest cultural attractions in the world, including an active theater district, museums, and historical monuments. The city is also home to John F. Kennedy International Airport, also known as JFK. Each of the eight terminals boasts different restaurants, including McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Subway, Au Bon Pain, and KFC Express. There are also vending machines on-site if you don't have time to sit down.

Flights to San Francisco are available from JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Alaska Airlines. While these flights depart from JFK, you might find flights leaving nearby LaGuardia Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport. There are also some return flights that arrive at these two airports.

Ground transportation to JFK is available by bus, subway, AirTran, taxi, or your personal car. You can park in a long-term lot for $18 per day.

San Francisco, California

If the only things you visit during your trip to the West Coast city of San Francisco are the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park, you might miss some great attractions. The various districts, or neighborhoods, that comprise the city offer different experiences, activities, and attractions, giving each visitor a unique view of the city.

Experience San Francisco

The San Francisco International Airport has an off-site rental car center, and a shuttle takes travelers from the airport to the center. Renting a car is not for everyone because the city has a number of large hills and the streets are sometimes narrow. The Bay Area Rapid Transit, SamTrans Public Bus Service, and Caltrain Commuter Rail let travelers reach destinations across the city without wasting a lot of money. Other transportation options include shared ride vans and taxis, which start at around $30.

Once you walk out of the airport, you will experience different types of weather depending on the season. September and October see temperatures above 70 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can drop into the 50s. Spring and summer temperatures hit the low to high 60s, making it possible to spend more time outside.

The best way to see San Francisco is to avoid some of the more popular tourist spots. Instead of visiting the Golden Gate Bridge, stop by Lombard Street, made famous by the Steve McQueen movie Bullit. The Foreign Cinema shows foreign movies regularly, and it offers outdoor viewing in the summer. Browsing through the shops and dining at the restaurants in Union Square, grabbing breakfast at Dottie's True Blue Café, and stopping by the Noc Noc cocktail bar will let you see the city like a local.

Visit San Francisco Today

Whenever you decide to take your California vacation, you will find that air travel is easy. Orbitz.com has low prices and deals available on almost everything you need. You can find flights from New York to San Francisco, discounts on five-star hotels in the city, and a rental car to get you around town.

Flights from New York to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New York to San Francisco?

Yes, you'll find direct flights from JFK Airport to SFO. What's more, there are 25 airlines for you to pick from. Pretty cool, huh? Find out which of these popular carriers suits your travel plans:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta
  • Alaska Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue
What is the shortest flight from New York to San Francisco?

The quickest flight from LGA to San Francisco Airport is around 6 hours and 55 minutes. Order a wine from the drink trolley, go over your travel itinerary or get to know your neighbors — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from New York to San Francisco most frequently?

Book your ticket with one of these top airlines which fly most frequently from New York to San Francisco. JetBlue - (B6) with 121 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 121 flights every month Delta - (DL) with 121 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 121 flights every month Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 121 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 121 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Francisco have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.