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Cheap flights from San Francisco International to New York

Flight information San Francisco International to New York

Cheapest return price last month

$329

Direct airlines

8

Flights per week

277

Average flight time, total distance 4133 kilometres

4h 59min

Most popular airline last month

United

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San Francisco International airport is located about 19km south of San Francisco city centre, and is one of the busiest airports in the USA. There are a number of transport options for getting to San Francisco International for your flight to New York.The BART operates rapid rail service between northern San Mateo County, San Francisco, East Bay and SFO, and tickets must be purchased before boarding from the BART station at which you board. The SamTrans public bus service also provides a 24-hour bus service connecting SFO from San Mateo County and other parts of San Francisco.  

The BART operates rapid rail service between northern San Mateo County, San Francisco, East Bay and SFO, and tickets must be purchased before boarding from the BART station at which you board. The SamTrans public bus service also provides a 24-hour bus service connecting SFO from San Mateo County and other parts of San Francisco.  

Once you arrive at the airport, you’ll find that San Francisco International has a rather unique and eclectic mix of shops, dining establishments, and services compared to other airports. Shops include bookstores, gift shops, travel outfitters, designer brands and luxury boutiques, many of them local retailers and designers. You’ll also find a Yoga room at Terminal 2, Flight Deck interactive touchscreen kiosks at Terminal 3, and an Aviation Museum & Library, and Berman Reflection Room (a space for quiet meditation and reflection), both at the International Terminal Main Hall. More info on

Shops include bookstores, gift shops, travel outfitters, designer brands and luxury boutiques, many of them local retailers and designers. You’ll also find a Yoga room at Terminal 2, Flight Deck interactive touchscreen kiosks at Terminal 3, and an Aviation Museum & Library, and Berman Reflection Room (a space for quiet meditation and reflection), both at the International Terminal Main Hall. More info on flights from San Francisco International.  

When flying into New York, you have a choice of three main airports servicing the area, all with a different combination of airlines servicing each airport. Find out more information, routes, and prices by checking out the following links:  

Other important information to note:

  • Time difference between San Francisco and New York - New York is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco. This remains the same throughout the year as both cities observe daylight savings time at during the same periods of the year.
  • Consumer price differences between New York and San Francisco - New York and San Francisco both have similar costs of living, with some slight variances.  Restaurant prices in New York are around 10% higher than in San Francisco, while groceries in New York are about 15% cheaper than in San Francisco. In terms of transport, public transport is more expensive in New York (by up to 66%), but taxis in New York are very slightly cheaper than in San Francisco, by around 5%.

The above information is correct as of February 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to the time of your travel date.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.