The cheapest times to fly from SFO to EWR are
- January 1st to March 18th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- September 3rd to November 18th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SFO to EWR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $935 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $250 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Newark
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $250 to $475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $487. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $237 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to EWR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to EWR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (22%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $277. Return trip prices are from the EWR to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SFO to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to EWR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2559 miles or 4118 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to EWR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to EWR flight is about 5 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Newark, NJ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from SFO to EWR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Newark Liberty International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SFO to EWR tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EWR heading for SFO about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newark, NJ is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- United: 17 minutes late
- Alaska: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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