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from San Francisco, CA to New York City

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Tue
30 Nov
£210Amtrak
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£135United
Wed
1 Dec
£210Amtrak
£200Greyhound
£97Alaska Airlines
Thu
2 Dec
£194Amtrak
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£98American Airlines
Fri
3 Dec
£304Amtrak
£188Greyhound
£98American Airlines
Sat
4 Dec
£261Amtrak
£200Greyhound
£98United
Sun
5 Dec
£192Amtrak
£184Greyhound
£98United
Mon
6 Dec
£193Amtrak
£201Greyhound
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Tue
7 Dec
£159Amtrak
£170Greyhound
£59Alaska Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£160Amtrak
£189Greyhound
£59Alaska Airlines
Thu
9 Dec
£164Amtrak
£189Greyhound
£76Alaska Airlines
Fri
10 Dec
£151Amtrak
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Sat
11 Dec
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£98American Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£159Amtrak
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£59Alaska Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
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£196Greyhound
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Thu
16 Dec
£158Amtrak
£188Greyhound
£93United
Fri
17 Dec
£262Amtrak
£220Greyhound
£217Alaska Airlines
Sat
18 Dec
£159Amtrak
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£196Alaska Airlines
Sun
19 Dec
£159Amtrak
£193Greyhound
£95United

Travel Information between San Francisco, CA and New York City

distanceDistance2560 miles (4129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£100 - £195
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £100 • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £100 • 5 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 2560 miles (4129 km) by flight, coach or train between San Francisco, CA and New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £100. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are American Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from San Francisco, CA to New York City.

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How do you get from San Francisco, CA to New York City?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from San Francisco, CA to New York City. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from San Francisco, CA to New York City?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from San Francisco, CA to New York City, which costs on average £100.

This is compared to other ways of getting to New York City:

A flight is £95 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from San Francisco, CA to New York City costing on average £195.

A flight is about £53 less than a train, which costs on average £153 for this route.

What is the fastest way to New York City from San Francisco, CA?

The quickest way to travel between San Francisco, CA and New York City is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 74 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 79 h 23 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from San Francisco, CA to New York City?

The distance from San Francisco, CA to New York City is approximately 2560 miles (4129 km).

When going from San Francisco, CA to New York City, where do I depart from San Francisco, CA and where do I arrive in New York City?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from San Francisco, CA to New York City:

    Which travel companies can get me from San Francisco, CA to New York City?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from San Francisco, CA to New York City, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • American Airlines can get you to New York City by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from San Francisco, CA to New York City for £100 on Omio.
    • Greyhound can take you to New York City by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Greyhound from San Francisco, CA to New York City for £195.
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to New York City. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak San Francisco, CA to New York City tickets on Omio for £153.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from San Francisco, CA to New York City?
    Omio customers who travel from San Francisco, CA to New York City often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Madrid or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between New York City and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I buy tickets between San Francisco, CA and New York City online for the best deals?

    Before travelling from San Francisco, CA to New York City, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £100 one way on average.
    • The price of a coach ticket is on average £195 one way for this journey.
    • The price of a train ticket is on average £153 one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking San Francisco, CA to New York City tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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