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Cheap JFK to SFO Flights

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New York to San Francisco route information

Origin Airport John F. Kennedy Intl.
Destination Airport San Francisco Intl.
Airlines Serving Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways
Flight Price $231
Distance 2,580 mi

New York






White Plains


Cheap JFK to SFO Flights

  • Question : What is the cheapest airline flying from New York to San Francisco?
    Answer : Alaska Airlines is the leader in keeping costs low for their passengers over the next three months. Bookings are being made at just $228, which is a great deal when compared to the more expensive bookings of $1,907.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to San Francisco (SFO) from New York (JFK)?
    Answer : Prices vary from $228 to $1,907. Booking far in advance can usually help you get the cheapest rate. Prices are usually less the further out you book.
  • Question : How long is the flight from JFK to SFO?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Virgin America), you will be able to leave JFK at 11:50 AM EDT and get to SFO at 3:14 PM PDT (six hours and 24 minutes). Remember, there is a three-hour time difference.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from New York to San Francisco is on Tuesday. So, if you want to save some cash on your next vacation look for flights on that day.
  • Question : Is there a day of the week that has more departure times to choose from than other days?
    Answer : When you’re flying from JFK to SFO, the day with the most flight times is Sunday, with 45 different options. The day with the fewest number of times is Saturday with 32 options.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from New York to San Francisco?
    Answer : From JFK to SFO, the fastest flight time is six hours and 24 minutes. Remember, there is a time change of three hours.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can switch your departure date. If you would like to save some funds in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in March is Tuesday. Being flexible with your travel days can provide you extra savings when booking.

Mar 25, 2019

Great service from Delta. I like the entertainment selection as well as the complimentary food services. Check in for basic economy is also great.

Mar 23, 2019

Wish I had gotten a meal on my 6 hour flight!

Mar 16, 2019

Really great service. Staff exceptional. Smooth ride.

Mar 16, 2019

Shame they don’t have tv screens

Mar 15, 2019

Great staff accommodated our needs

Mar 14, 2019

All the overhead bins were full so the flight attendant had to gate check my bag. I had a connection and

Mar 5, 2019

Ran out of most snacks for a 6hr flight

Mar 4, 2019

Staff should offer more aqua or drinks. Long flight from New York to SFO. Only thrice including snack distribution within 6+ hours.

Feb 27, 2019

The bathroom door was consistently left open and smelled up the cabin. Otherwise great flight

Feb 17, 2019

I appreciated that the captain informed us about what caused the 45 min delay once we sat on the plane. It made the delay more understanding.