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Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from San Francisco to New York

Favorite airline: Alaska Airlines
Most travelers looking for flights on the route from San Francisco to New York decide to book flights with Alaska Airlines.
Alaska Airlines
23 %
JetBlue Airways
10 %
United Airlines
10 %
Tip: book 7 weeks before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 7 weeks before travel. Save up to 46 %.
49 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 10 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
05h 55min
09h 04min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Flights from San Francisco to New York are most often booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
05h 55min, from $280
68 %
1 stopover Los Angeles International Airport, CA
10h 32min, from $329
13 %
1 stopover Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC
08h 56min, from $322
5 %
Flight details San Francisco - New York
  • Flight duration: min. 04:59 / max. 08:22
  • Distance: 4137 km
  • Flights per week: 287
  • Return flight duration: min. 06:16 / max. 09:25