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$131
Emirates outward: Oct 15, 2023
9:55p CDG » 2:40p MRU
Emirates 1 stop (16h45m)
Emirates inbound: Nov 30, 2023
8:00p MRU » 12:25p CDG
Emirates 1 stop (16h25m)
$193
United Airlines outward: Feb 24, 2023
12:15p EWR » 6:28p SFO
United Airlines direct (6h13m)
Unknown Company inbound: Feb 28, 2023
7:57a SFO » 2:03a EWR
Unknown Company 1 stop (18h06m)
$271
Delta Air Lines outward: Feb 16, 2023
9:50p LGA » 9:12a SFO
Delta Air Lines 1 stop (11h22m)
Unknown Company inbound: Feb 21, 2023
7:57a SFO » 2:03a EWR
Unknown Company 1 stop (18h06m)
$285
Frontier Airlines outward: Apr 24, 2023
4:55a LGA » 8:32p SFO
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (15h37m)
Frontier Airlines inbound: Apr 28, 2023
8:21a SFO » 4:00p LGA
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (31h39m)
$424
Unknown Company outward: Jul 24, 2023
1:43a EWR » 9:52p SFO
Unknown Company 1 stop (20h09m)
Alaska Airlines inbound: Aug 23, 2023
6:30a SFO » 12:06p EWR
Alaska Airlines direct (5h36m)
$589
Emirates outward: Oct 15, 2023
9:55p CDG » 2:40p MRU
Emirates 1 stop (16h45m)
Emirates inbound: Nov 30, 2023
8:00p MRU » 12:25p CDG
Emirates 1 stop (16h25m)
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Alaska Airlines
outbound: Feb 16, 2023
Alaska Airlines direct
return: Feb 20, 2023
United Airlines direct
Frontier Airlines
outbound: Apr 23, 2023
Frontier Airlines 1 stop
return: Apr 27, 2023
Frontier Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights New York - San Francisco

Information on San Francisco
Route

Average flight duration: 14h44m (flight with stopovers)

  • Arrival city:
  • San Francisco, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
  • Local time:
  • Feb 9, 2023 5:19 AM, GMT-8
  • Weather:
  • min. 42ºF, max. 60ºF
  • Departure city:
  • New York, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
  • Westchester County Airport (HPN)
  • Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)
  • Local time:
  • Feb 9, 2023 8:19 AM, GMT-5
  • Weather:
  • min. 35ºF, max. 50ºF

Why travel by plane from New York to San Francisco?

New York and San Francisco are located on opposite sides of the US, with a distance of almost 3,000 miles by road between the two cities. Driving from New York to San Francisco would take around 42 hours, while traveling by bus or train takes over three days. Save time on your journey by opting to travel by plane: with a flight time of just 6h 25m, there are over 25 nonstop flights available every day to allow travelers to make the trip from New York to San Francisco. Departing from airports including John F. Kennedy International Airport, flights land in San Francisco International Airport. Choose from airlines such as Delta, jetBlue and United to make the journey from coast to coast by air.

What is there to see and do in San Francisco?

As well as iconic landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is also home to an excellent culinary scene: there are Michelin Star restaurants, casual cafes and plenty more to please foodies. Popular attractions include the Golden Gate Park, Alcatraz Island, and Fisherman's Wharf – which is known for its clam chowder, sea lions, and waterfront views over the bay.