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Cheap flights from San Francisco to New York

SFO — NYC
16 Jun — 23 Jun1
1 adult
Sun 16/6
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Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to New York

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to New York (NYC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 11 June 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$787

Round-trip from

$1,524
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From San Francisco to New York (NYC)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from San Francisco to New York?

Travellers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 28% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to New York?

Find a great deal and save up to 61% by booking at least 55 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to New York within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $716.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to New York?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to New York from San Francisco average $624. You can even find prices in February for less than $624, as users have found deals to New York from as low as $234. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New York from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 26%.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SFO to NYC?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to New York at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

How far ahead should I book a flight from San Francisco to New York?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Francisco to New York. Price data was last updated on 31 May 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from San Francisco to New York may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 66 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to New York?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from San Francisco to New York. Price data was last updated on 9 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to New York flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from San Francisco to New York

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to New York from San Francisco with our price prediction graph.
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Rates are based on past data. Find the cheapest month and day to book your flight based on your travel requirements, then search for cheap deals.

Temperature and rainfall in New York by month

Plan your trip to New York by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

NYC

Temperature

1 - 25 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to New York, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 25.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 1.0 C).

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from San Francisco to New York. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to New York?

    San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to New York. You should not have trouble finding flights to New York from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 136 outbound flights to New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 0 airlines have flights from the San Francisco airport to New York. It is only a 19.0 km journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city centre.

  • What days are direct flights available from San Francisco to New York?

    Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from San Francisco to New York on average per day?

    Per day, 37 flights depart from San Francisco to New York on average.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 11% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to New York?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from San Francisco to New York are Fiji Airways (97%), Air Serbia (96%) and Royal Air Maroc (96%).

  • What does SFO to JFK mean?

    San Francisco Airport is SFO and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport is JFK. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. Newark Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF), New York Skyports SPB Airport (NYS) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to New York that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Francisco to New York flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Francisco to New York with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Francisco to New York flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to New York that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Francisco to New York flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Francisco to New York?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Francisco to New York.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Francisco to New York?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Francisco to New York by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to New York that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Francisco to New York offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Francisco to New York?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Francisco to New York flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New York

Find hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New York. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 11 June 2024.
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48%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
25%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to New York

Explore weekly flight availability from San Francisco to New York. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 11 June 2024.
Monday164daily flights
Tuesday124daily flights
Wednesday141daily flights
Thursday145daily flights
Friday152daily flights
Saturday100daily flights
Sunday132daily flights

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