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Cheapest Flights from San Francisco to New York (SFO to JFK)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from San Francisco to New York (SFO to JFK)

Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from SFO to JFK as quickly as possible?
Answer : If you're able to take the fastest direct flight (which is offered by Virgin America), you will be able to leave SFO at 3:30 PM PDT and get to JFK at 11:50 PM EDT (five hours and 20 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of three hours.

Question : Interested in traveling in the next 30 days and want to get the lowest fare?
Answer : As of Mar 20th, the best day for deals to New York (JFK) is Mar 23rd. It costs $251, which is 21% below the average price to book the same route.

Question : Do prices fluctuate more for this route than others?
Answer : Flight prices change a lot less than most routes in the United States for SFO to JFK. They range from $251 to $435. Remember, you can save by booking further in advance.

Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to New York?
Answer : Delta Air Lines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $251, while prices for other flights are as high as $435.

Question : Which airline has been the most dependable in getting passengers to their destination on schedule?
Answer : The current leader is Delta Air Lines with an 84% on-time rate. Life has too much to offer to spend it waiting in an airport, so check out Delta Air Lines to get in and out of airports as quickly as possible. If they are delayed for some reason, expect it to be a 43-minute delay, as that’s the average.

Question : How long do most people stay in New York?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly six days.

Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : Wednesday is your cheapest day to fly in the month of April. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.

Question : Who struggles with getting their passengers to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on time?
Answer : 28% of flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) are delayed. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.

Question : How often is the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) route delayed?
Answer : The San Francisco to New York route has a 77% on-time rate, ranking in the 51st percentile worldwide in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of 44 minutes added to your flight time.

Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to New York with minimal delays?
Answer : SFO to JFK currently scores 3 out of a possible 5 stars in promptness. This score combines both the number of delayed flights and total delay minutes. With 3 stars, you should feel slightly worried about getting to New York on time.

Question : For SFO to JFK, how many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : Depending on the day of the week, the number of flight times will change, but on average there are 24. The average route departing the United States currently has five different flight times per day. You'll have more choices than the average passenger.

Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
Answer : When you’re flying from SFO to JFK, the day with the most flight times is Sunday, with 29 different options. The day of the week with the fewest number of times is Saturday with only 20 options.

Question : How long will the flight typically be from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)?
Answer : The average flight duration between SFO and JFK is five hours and 31 minutes.