Favorite airline: Alaska Airlines
33 % of bookings on this flight route are made with Alaska Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways.
Alaska Airlines
17 %
United Airlines
9 %
JetBlue Airways
7 %
Tip: book 7 weeks before departure
If booked 7 weeks before travel, flights cost only $186.00.
51 days before departure
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 39 % cheaper.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
06h 19min
10h 11min
16h 57min
$332
$239
$360
The favorite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 47 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
06h 19min, from $332
47 %
1 stopover Los Angeles International Airport, CA
11h 21min, from $378
15 %
1 stopover Boston Logan International Airport, MA
11h 58min, from $367
11 %

Flights from New York to San Francisco

The giant leap across the country from New York (NYC) to San Francisco (SFO) is a popular flight route among business travelers flying over to close a deal, as well as among pleasure seekers after some Californian recreation. A direct flight will take you around 6 hours, which is not too bad considering it is the entire length of the country - 2905 miles. Airlines offering a non-stop flight are: American, Jetblue, Virgin America, Alaska, United, US airways and Delta.

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Cheap flights

There are several airlines offering a low-cost air ticket option so that you can have more to spend on your trip. The three that routinely offer good deals are Delta, Virgin America and Jetblue. For the lowest price, tickets should be booked as far in advance as possible, making sure to avoid weekends and school vacation periods. Don't forget to compare prices online at idealo.com to ensure you are getting the best price.

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San Fransisco- after landing

Once you have landed, getting around town is easy and, given that it's San Francisco, often stylish. Passengers can take BART express trains form the airport to northern San Mateo County, or downtown San Fransisco and East Bay. You will find the station near the International Terminal - this can be reached  by taking AirTrain. A generous selection of buses, taxis and shuttles are also available.

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