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Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco

Cheap flights from New York to San Francisco

When leaving John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) for San Francisco International Airport (SFO), you can expect to arrive in a spacious and well-planned airport terminal. Bring a light sweater, because San Francisco is a bit mistier and colder than other Californian cities. Visitors will love riding the cable cars up and down the hills to Fisherman's Wharf, where you can see Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge, while the sea lions play on Pier 39.

Key Facts

The San Francisco Giants, recent World Series Champions, play at AT&T Park. For much less money at the Oakland Coliseum, you can see the other Bay Area favorite baseball team, the Oakland Athletics.

Napa Valley is also about an hour's drive from San Francisco, where you can sip signature red wines such as Zinfandel, as well as touring the vineyards of world-renown viticulturists, Frog’s Leap is a winery to watch out for.

Hints and Tips

Flights from JFK to SFO are typically five to six hours long. At SFO, you can connect to rental car agencies from any terminal via the AirTrain. From there, the historic Redwood Highway, Route 101, will take you to San Francisco in about twenty minutes, but if you drive north of the city you can find Muir Woods, home of the giant redwood trees. In the opposite direction, you can drive to Silicon Valley, San Jose or Palo Alto.

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Hotels in San Francisco

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Hotel Whitcomb

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (79 reviews)

Located in the San Francisco theater district with a BART and MUNI station at its entrance, this downtown hotel is 6 blocks from Union Square and within a mile ...

$189

$189
Serrano Hotel

Serrano Hotel

405 Taylor St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (7 reviews)

The Serrano Hotel is steps away from Union Square, perfectly positioned in the Theater District of San Francisco, 2 blocks from the Powell Street cable car.

$188

$188
The Westin St Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (33 reviews)

This elegant and historic 1904 hotel offers a prime location across from San Francisco's Union Square; cable cars stop right at the front door, and the Financial ...

$220

$220
Travelodge San Francisco Airport-North

Travelodge San Francisco Airport-North

326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco
2.0 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (73 reviews)

This 200-room hotel is 2 miles north of San Francisco International Airport and 10 miles from downtown San Francisco.

$101

$101
Sweden House Hotel

Sweden House Hotel

570 O'farrell St, San Francisco
2.5 out of 5.0
1.2 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bohemian Club, Union Square, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Asian Art Museum ...

$91

$91
Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

2620 Jones Street, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Located in North Beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum, Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, and Ghirardelli Square. ...

$195

$195
Stanford Court San Francisco

Stanford Court San Francisco

905 California Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Guests can indulge in high-end shops like Prada and Tiffany & Co at Union Square, 4 blocks away. Chinatown is 5 minutes on foot, and the American Conservatory ...

$188

$188
Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square

Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square

345 Stockton St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Rising 36 stories above Union Square, this sleek, contemporary hotel is 1 block from cable cars, 3 blocks from Westfield San Francisco Centre shopping mall, ...

$269

$269
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Built around a skylit open atrium, this fully renovated 9-story hotel on San Francisco Bay features an onsite restaurant and is located 2.5 miles from the airport, ...

$139

$139
Pullman San Francisco Bay

Pullman San Francisco Bay

223 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Set along a tranquil lagoon, this contemporary resort-style hotel is 11 miles south of San Francisco International Airport and an equidistant 25 miles from San ...

$152

$152
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