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High season

AprilMost popular time to fly (16% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

₹ 22,477(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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  • The cheapest flight from New York LaGuardia Airport to San Francisco was found, on average, 71 days before departure.
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  • High season is considered to be March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly is January.

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Top 4 airlines serving New York LaGuardia to San Francisco

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Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,317 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Pilots were 50 mins late"

Pros: "Seating choice"
Cons: "Boarding wasn't as bad as Delta... god they suck"

Pros: "Boarding and special request was excellent. We requested wheel chair for my mother and it was waiting at each arrival."

Cons: "Timeliness"

Cons: "The staff was exceptionally kind and understanding"

Cons: "When we landed we sat on the tarmac for over 30 minutes when they said 10 minutes."

Cons: "Delays"

Cons: "None"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Everything."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "My cabin bag has been misplaced and I siding receive the same."

Cons: "delays on both departure and arrival mobile boarding pass system did not work."

Pros: "Everything went smooth and was great besides the boarding."
Cons: "Boarding seemed to take quite quite awhile, not sure what the deal was but once we were boarded they kicked it into high gear"

Pros: "I did not like anything. The worst experience. I checked in through your site and got 11F seat which was changed when I took boarding card at airport to 32F. Later I came to know that they sold my seat even after my check in. So pathetic behavior. Never recommend this airline. They should learn from some of the Asian airlines."

Pros: "Great airline delayed 2 hours because of a new paint job on the plane. Sat on the runway in sfo"

Cons: "Delayed"

Pros: "It was all good."

Cons: "My luggages was not come at the destination. We don’t have clothes to changes for 2 days."

Pros: "Smooth experience"
Cons: "Gogoinflight wifi can be erratic"

Cons: "No soft drinks. Really."

Cons: "the person nwxt to me was hesitant to stand ip when I wanted to go bathroom. Ither than that I lived it. Attendants were super nice which makes experience different."

Cons: "Waiting area was a little cramped and warm."

Cons: "No comfort given to passengers despite 2.5 hr delay in leaving and another 1 hr on the ground after landing"

Pros: "Partnership with Virgin. Drink orders."
Cons: "boarding process didn’t go by the script and was a mess"

Cons: "Reading lights did not work. Fortunately I could move"

Pros: "Team very nice and polite."
Cons: "All the airplanes should have screens"

Pros: "Thank you for recycling in the cabin!"

Pros: "Great new connection at Love Field. Please keep it!"

Cons: "Two lines for what?"

Pros: "Quick, quiet, & cool. Just the way I like it"

Cons: "Plane was a little small for big peole"

Pros: "all"

Pros: "not crowded"
Cons: "almost 3 hrs late"

Pros: "The extra seat next to me."
Cons: "The fact that my baggage got left in Portland."

Pros: "Always reliable. The updates on my emails and phones are fantastic. Alaska always exceeds my expectations. Proud that they are from my hometown. Seattle."
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "Delayed both ways"

Cons: "Diversion to San Jose without shuttles to downtown SFO."

Pros: "normal."
Cons: "."

Pros: "Staff was nice."
Cons: "We were awakened at 130am for breakfast!!!!!! Who eats in the middle of their sleep."

Pros: "Alaska is the best."

Pros: "Prompt. Very friendly"

Pros: "I like the option to watch movies on my phone"

Pros: "Fast, everyone was nice"
Cons: "Couldn't get wifi to work but no big deal"

Cons: "The lady on the kiosk this morning was annoyingly rude."

Pros: "It's kind of fun to ride in the small planes even though they are less comfortable."
Cons: "I didn't know that carryon suitcases wouldn't fit inside the plane. If this was mentioned somewhere in my ticket paperwork, I missed it. I would have prepared my toiletries better if I had known in advance."

Cons: "It got delayed and they didn't tell us until we got here."

Pros: "Nothing got seat by the toilet"
Cons: "Everything stressed"

Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "The landing was a bit abrupt"

Cons: "we boarded on time and were on tarmac for over an hour and a half with no explanation, no beverages."

Cons: "Terrible delays"

Cons: "Small plane, feels cramped"

Cons: "Better food offerings"

Cons: "If you can get it he people at the desk to stop making announcements while there are announcements being made over the airport PA system that would be great. Especially when the person chosen to speak has a heavy accent and it’s competing with other announcements. My over 50 ears can’t make it out."

Cons: "sat on the tarmac for 3 hours because the pilot was late."

Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 20 mins because we were early..."

Cons: "Faster lines at check-in. More courteous security personnel"

Cons: "No WiFi. Little service."

Pros: "Very comfortable, no complaints."

Pros: "Newer planes with extra large overhead bins are great and the boarding process is much easier and smoother now with all the various breakdown of groups instead of by row."

Pros: "The guy announcing the boarding was a hoot! Great sense of humor."

Pros: "Delta app is awesome."
Cons: "Really nothing. They did a great job."

Cons: "Terrible"

Cons: "No delays. And have the terminal bridge in working order"

Cons: "Left late"

Cons: "There was a dog barking the entire time that disturbed everyone."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "Somehow they didn’t serve snacks and drinks, I’ve been being thirsty and hungry, at the last 30mns I felt like I wanna throw up. We landed around 30mns ago and now no gates ready for us to get out of here. Still waiting inside the plane."

Pros: "The food and the treatment"

Cons: "Compostable"

Cons: "Crying baby"

Cons: "We were on the tarmac for almost 2 hours. It's probably LaGuardia but the experience was very bad."

Cons: "The"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Multilpe delays"

Cons: "late leaving, arriving and taxing."

Cons: "Small seater aircraft was cramped"

Pros: "Comfy on time and personable. Food was good too. Thank you."
Cons: "It was all good."

Pros: "The LGA team did great in difficult situation"

Cons: "Crowded"

Pros: "Maintained high standards of service despite massive delay."
Cons: "Boarding and departure was messy because of the delay"

Pros: "Made friends on the way to Maine!"

Pros: "Plane clean."
Cons: "Unorganized boarding at LGA."

Pros: "Clean plan and efficient boarding procedure."
Cons: "Horrible delay. Took off almost two hours post originally scheduled time."

Pros: "None"
Cons: "Delays"

Pros: "Professionalism"

Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."

Pros: "The staff was was very accommodating to myself and my 19 month old daughter"

Pros: "I love Delta. Smooth boarding. Quality service. Keep it up!"

Pros: "New Plane - super roomy great selections of movies to watch for free on the TV!"

Pros: "COURTESY"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. Boarded, day on the runway for nearly 3 hours, and then cancelled. No hotel allowance and all hotels near LGA full."

Pros: "Felt like cattle in a tiny plane. Service took what felt like years. The only reason I didn't give it 1 star was that it arrived on time."
Cons: "Service and size of plane."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "No complaints"

Cons: "Spent 90 minutes on the plane before it even took off."

Cons: "They lost my duffle bag, and when they found it, my bag was in a whole different state, and once I finally received my duffle bag my items were wet and damaged."

Pros: "First time flying DELTA and to New York City. Really liked flying into Marine Terminal for it's smallness and easiness to collect luggage and catch a taxi."

Pros: "Have not flown Delta for some time and was very impressed. Definitely would fly again."

Pros: "Boarding was smooth. Service was friendly."

Cons: "My suitcase was damaged(torn through!)"

Cons: "Over an hour late."

Pros: "Comfortable"
Cons: "I was in 10C a So I was able to hear a disgruntled AA employee. Just like office politics. But up in the air. I didn’t need to hear"

Cons: "Delays sucked."

Cons: "Leave on time! On this round trip there were 4 segments and 3 of the 4 flights were late!"

Pros: "Highly skilled pilot."

Pros: "Arrived on time"

Cons: "Delay luggage"

Cons: "See above"

Pros: "The staff was very nice and passed around several times offering drinks and food"
Cons: "The food selections is literally three things. I ordered the cheese tray and the grapes were rotten. I mean, it is already pricey and on top of that bad quality"

Pros: "The fight was fantastic."
Cons: "Baggage claim took an hour"

Pros: "Service top notch"

Pros: "Quick and did good job"
Cons: "After flying Japan Airlines I wish there were more free food and entertainment"

Pros: "Smooth ride, checked in online, electronic boarding pass, going through security - a breeze. Was little apprehensive because I heard bad things about AA - my 1st experience was good."

Pros: "Loved the entertainment features. Great movie selection!"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "New cheap fare is honestly offensive trash."

Pros: "Boarding as quick and efficient. Staff were friendly and courteous"
Cons: "Nothing bad to comment on as the trip was a smooth trip"

Pros: "Took off and arrived on time."

Cons: "experienced a 1hr mechanical delay. it would be nice if refreshments were served."

Pros: "blanket made it comfortable"
Cons: "No entertainment options"

Pros: "The fly departed on time"

Pros: "Bad weather came in n I was rerouted on Time"

Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"

Pros: "Good Airplane"
Cons: "Delays and baggage delayed"

Cons: "No Gogo entertainment"

Pros: "It was on time boarding and landing"

Pros: "Small airport"
Cons: "Service and flexibility, needed to call online for assistance"

Pros: "My neighbor."
Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for over an hour for no apparent reason."

Cons: "No priority boarding for people with babies and toddlers"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "It's AA, never again"

Pros: "Good free entertainment. Thanks."
Cons: "No good free snacks. Only free drinks."

Pros: "I can't comment on food or entertainment and there is no N/A option. I did not purchase food or use the wifi for entertainment. The seat I upgraded to was comfortable and spacious even if it didn't recline (I sat in front of the OWWE)."

Pros: "Tebsnacks were awesome!!"

Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "Nothing absolute nightmare .. no water .. are you serious"

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "It is good"

Pros: "This time every thing excellent"

Cons: "No tv on seat. Those dumb comedy tv show"

Cons: "Entertainment was boring"

Cons: "Good service ! Window seat!"

Pros: "Not enough luggage space for regular number of passengers on board"

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "Delay!!"

Pros: "The service was excellent Very cleaning airplane The people the travel was super good especially the children."

Pros: "Everything. I was amazed and extra appreciative that my checked bag made what turned out to be a very tight connection! Thanks!"
Cons: "Everything was great. I would like to connect that it would be nice to have a not applicable rating option for food and entertainment as they are often not applicable but having to choose something effects the overall rating."

Cons: "It was very delayed which I understand happens but then we arrived in San Francisco and were delayed on the runway because of the gate. I think at this point moving us to an open gate would have been nice - we had been delayed for so long - my 8 year old daughter was really having a hard time. Instead we had to sit and wait for 20 more minutes once we were on the ground. This seems avoidable to me."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I'll never book AA again."

Cons: "Did not allow me to sit in the location I had been assigned."

Pros: "On time and smooth"

Pros: "Everything was very smooth-uneventful"

Cons: "The airport is not organized well and a handful of us passengers had to take a shuttle over to the other side of the airport. This by the way, was not written on the boards or announced so we were confused for a good 20 minutes trying to figure out where to go and what was happening."

Pros: "All was good"

Cons: "great service & was on time & we landed early too!"

Pros: "I was able to watch Monday Night Football on Directv."

Pros: "Comfortable and on time"

Cons: "My suitcase was ruined in transit to Kansas City. The help desk basically asked me to leave my bag behind for three weeks to see if they can fix it. They had no means of looking after the contents. Was I suppose to carry my content???This was ever so frustrating since the suitcase was brand new. Then the lady told me that my warranty on the bag will cover the damage. It was obvious she was not willing to help and did not have a clue what she was doing thus I just logged the complaint and had by suitcase sorted out the San Francisco Airport. They were very helpful."

Pros: "After all these years, still love United!"
Cons: "Loved everything!"

Cons: "The stewardess was very hard to understand in English."

Pros: "Seat comfort and friendly"

Pros: "The check in process was very fast and efficient"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Small sit, nothing on TV, bad food"

Pros: "No Lufthansa?!"
Cons: "No Lufthansa?!"

Pros: "comfortable seating."
Cons: "Having to pay for one piece of luggage Plus on small plane announcement should be made to watch heads when getting out of seat. I got up from window seat and smacked my head hard on overhead bulkhead. Got a big sore bump from that."

Pros: "On time"

Pros: "Everything. We were held up in traffic and United was so accommodating. We were in awe"

Cons: "Almost ruined my trip and lost a day of vacation"

Pros: "Fast"
Cons: "We had a Turblance in Chicago !!"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "None"

Cons: "Were held up by TSA in San Francisco because we were not given receipt for our dog who traveled with us. (We had a 2 hour layover in SF and took dog outside the security area for relief). Then the ticket counter in SF was understaffed and it took a long time to get the receipt printed (Once at the counter the agent was very helpful, efficient and quick). Should have a pet area inside the security of airports, like Palm Springs does."

Cons: "Good"

Pros: "Perfect service"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Tv was subpar"

Cons: "Lack of snacks"

Pros: "Price was nice at $142"

Pros: "Eugene is so easy"
Cons: "san jose airport parking"

Cons: "NA"

Cons: "You are required to pay to watch the tv. It's free with Delta."

Pros: "All was well"
Cons: "I had no real complaints"

Cons: "Flew on 747 not as comfortable and enjoyable as the dreamliners."

Pros: "My bag 14 lbs over limit. Cost me $125.00 more. United is rip off."

Pros: "N/A"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Easy boarding for elderly slow passengers"
Cons: "Crowded seat space"

Pros: "arrived on time despite delayed departure"

Pros: "Quick, no turbulence, friendly attendants"

Cons: "Ticket agents did not communicate with passengers on why there was a delay and weren't willing to help passengers find alternate routes to their destination."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Cramped, lost my bags for three days."

Pros: "Great service!!"

Pros: "Both flights were early, which was nice for a change."

Pros: "Other than all my flights were delayed"
Cons: "Flights delayed"

Pros: "I liked that 1 out of our four flights had more room & personal tvs."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that out of our four flights three were not too comfortable... & no tvs on three out of four"

Cons: "Why should I have to pay to watch tv? I know you don't have to pay on Southwest, Virgin America or Jet Blue. Not sure that a very (and I mean VERY SMALL) snack can be considered food"

Pros: "Great experience...checked luggage even arrived promptly."

Pros: "on time everything was good"
Cons: "the ac was so strong too cold"

Cons: "Had to rebook."

Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Everything was fine"

Pros: "How they take care us in the plane I love!!"
Cons: "Everything was good"

Pros: "I like the service they email u all the time"

Pros: "Staff was very nice"
Cons: "Two flights, two delays."

Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "45 min delay"

Pros: "No problems"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No blankets, no meals that were complimentary, poor paid for wifi"

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