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San Francisco travel tips

1) Escape from the bustle of the city at San Francisco's End of the Earth

San Francisco's landscaped park is called "End of the Earth" for a reason: here you can relax and enjoy the peace and solitude on the weekend. The main feature of this place is the stunning view of the Pacific Ocean and the bay with the Golden Gate Bridge.

2) Use a ferry for a great San Francisco experience and getting to Sausalto or Tiburon

If you want to get to Sausalto or Tiburon, you can use a Golden Gate Transit ferry for $13.50 (€11.50). You can also ride the Blue and Gold Fleet ferry to Tiburon for $13 (€11).

3) Stop by the Midway Club in San Francisco for a crazy dance night out

Midway is a huge club with galleries in an industrial area, most often open for large events, festivals, and artists of the Bonobo level.

Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York, NY - Penn Station, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The distance between New York and San Francisco is 4157 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. New York and San Francisco have 195 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to San Francisco?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and San Francisco takes around 6.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and San Francisco?
The flight distance between New York and San Francisco is 4157 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and San Francisco?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Edinburgh, Orlando, Glasgow, Miami, Tallinn, Birmingham, Las Vegas, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Atlanta, Cancún, Paris, Vilnius, Newcastle upon Tyne, Los Angeles, Barcelona.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, Manila, Athens, Tallinn, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denpasar, Bengaluru, Riga, Chennai, Atlanta, Bangkok, Washington, D.C., Hyderabad, Los Angeles, Detroit, Phuket City.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, Westchester County.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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