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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from New York to San Francisco were £56 for one-way flights and for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Origin Airport IATA codeNYC
Destination Airport IATA codeSJC
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time3 hours 21 mins

Helpful New York to San Francisco (NYC - SJC) Flight Information

Traveling From New York
Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Traveling To San Francisco
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Number of Airlines Serving 26
Available Airlines Alaska Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United
Distance 4152 km
Direct Flight Time 0 16
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from New York to San Francisco

Is it possible to fly from New York to San Francisco right now?

Stay informed about present flying restrictions or health advisories by checking our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all recent developments for your flights from New York to San Francisco.

Is there a direct flight between New York and San Francisco?

There are a few different routes available from New York to San Francisco. The first is JFK to SFO. There are multiple airlines, including Delta and JetBlue, that service this route. The second is Newark, NJ Airport (EWR-Liberty Intl.) to San Francisco Airport. You'll probably be flying with United Airlines or JetBlue on this journey.

How long is a direct flight from New York to San Francisco?

The journey of 2,610 miles between New York and San Francisco takes an average of 6 hours and 41 minutes, and can sometimes be as fast as 6 hours and 18 minutes. Family trip or loved-up escape? Relaxed or active? Whatever your type of holiday, head to your destination the convenient way by flying direct.

Can I cancel my flight booking to San Francisco due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your San Francisco booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for New York to San Francisco flights?

The routes with the most flights between New York and San Francisco are:

  • New York, NY Airport (LGA-LaGuardia) to SFO - 315 flights per week
  • JFK Airport to SJC - 160 flights per week
  • Newark Airport to San Jose, CA Airport (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.) - 97 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from New York to San Francisco?

The route between New York and San Francisco is a busy one, so you have a good range of flights to select from. If you don't know how to get the ball rolling, these are the six most popular carriers to check out:

  • Delta with 1,142 flights every month.
  • American Airlines with 1,111 flights every month.
  • United Airlines with 738 flights every month.
  • Alaska Airlines with 433 flights every month.
  • JetBlue with 186 flights every month.
  • Hawaiian Airlines with 60 flights every month.
How many flights are there from New York to San Francisco?

Spontaneous getaways can be loads of fun. With approximately 45 flights running from New York to San Francisco every day, you'll be able to pick the time that works for you.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing United Airlines, Southwest Airlines or Alaska Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from New York to San Francisco, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between New York to San Francisco is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from New York to San Francisco  

Every day between New York and San Francisco, 71 flights from 26 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with JAL, Delta Air Lines, Gol, United Airlines, EL AL, Qantas, Korean Air, Brussels Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Gulf Air, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Emirates, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Etihad Airways, JetBlue Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Alitalia, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 0hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 4152 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from New York to San Francisco — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from New York to San Francisco to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Hilton San Francisco Financial District

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
The price is £93 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ferry Building, Lombard Street and Pier 39. Oracle Park and Palace of Fine Arts are also ...
2/5 (1 review)
"Huoneet meluisat ja vanhat. Ei kannata ottaa **00 huoneita sillä ne sijaisevat hissikuilun vieressä ja aiheuttavat suurta melua."

Reviewed on 14 Apr 2019

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

4.5 out of 5
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
The price is £144 per night from 16 Oct to 16 Oct
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre, Warfield Theater, and Grace Cathedral. San ...
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
San Francisco Marriott Marquis

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

4 out of 5
780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
The price is £148 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Moscone Convention Center, Ferry Building and Oracle Park. Chase Center and Pier 39 are ...
2/5 (2 reviews)
"Familien-Zimmer (Suite) war nicht bereit (zu wenig Betten), mehrere Anrufe notwendig. Kein Room-Service. Keine Mini-Bar. Vent. in Badezimmer nicht funktionsfähig"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

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Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

4 out of 5
2500 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
The price is £125 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in North Beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square. Lombard Street and Alcatraz Island are ...
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
"Très très bien placé, litrie confortable même si un peu mou"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

4 out of 5
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA
The price is £182 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of San Francisco Railway Museum, Westfield San Francisco Centre and Warfield Theater. Alcatraz ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
"Super Gross und auch gemütliche! Zimmer mit Super Aussicht! Und auch den Eingangsbereich Genial gemacht!"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco South Airport Blvd

DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco South Airport Blvd

4 out of 5
275 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
The price is £104 per night from 30 Sep to 30 Sep
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of San Francisco State University, Oracle Park and Twin Peaks. Westfield San Francisco Centre and ...
DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco South Airport Blvd
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