Tips for finding the best flights from New York to San Francisco

Need a trip with American Airlines or United Airlines? idealo has the information you need to find the best flight from New York to San Francisco. Ticket prices for the route were checked in the flight database: The most affordable tickets for flights start at $124. Ticket prices for flights on Wednesdays can cost up to 17 % less than flights on any other day of the week. United Airlines is chosen 50 % of the time by idealo customers, making it the most frequently used airline for this route.

Time-saving direct flights from New York to San Francisco

For direct flights at the most affordable prices, book with American Airlines and US Airways. The cheapest tickets for that airline start at $124.

Fly economically, choose one-stop flights

Fliers interested in a connection with stopovers, rather than a direct flight, can save up to $28. Prices for stopover flights start at $124, but if you're more interested in direct flights you can find tickets for $152. A search through our database shows that 35 % of idealo users opt for stopover connections, whereas only 29 % prefer direct connections. Concerning stopover connections users choose stops in Chicago or Dallas most often. The fastest stopover flight stops in Chicago and has a flight duration of 8 hours and 24 minutes. Take advantage of our price comparison service and book the best deals on offer, whether you prefer a direct or a non-stop flight.