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Low season

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High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 14% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$288(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$237or less

Good deal one-way

$158or less

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight to New York LaGuardia Airport from San Francisco

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights to New York LaGuardia Airport from San Francisco for $158 or less one-way and $237 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to New York LaGuardia Airport was found 60 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is January.
  • Morning departure is around 20% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 4 airlines serving San Francisco to New York LaGuardia

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Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,417 reviews
8.5
Boarding
8.3
Comfort
8.8
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "I love Alaska"

Cons: "WIFI was not working"

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "No screen on the seats."

Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"

Cons: "No worthy"

Cons: "the new saver fare option sucks, it makes travel more stressful and very undignified"

Cons: "I was not notified that my card was declined and this caused a ton of delays"

Cons: "The plane was amazingly cramped."

Cons: "Free food and blankets"

Pros: "How smooth and orderly the whole trip went"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "No snacks :("

Cons: "It is much better now"

Cons: "Extra leg space"

Pros: "Yes."
Cons: "Yes"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Delay Part not available"

Pros: "Awesome staff and plane. I Miss virgin!! well done to Alaska for keeping the spirit alive."

Pros: "Que aparte de la bebida sirvan un sanduche o algo para comer"

Pros: "I booked for a window seat didn't get one"
Cons: "nothing"

Cons: "Boarding via bus to plane. Delays due to mechanical issues at both departure and arrival. Staying on the plane while maintenance is performed. No complimentary snacks or drinks after losing value on ticket price."

Pros: "Fast!"

Pros: "Perfect trip no complaints!"
Cons: "I liked all of it"

Cons: "Seat was broken and would not recline so incredibly uncomfortable for red eye. I was freezing (though I’m often more chilly than others). Not great food options."

Cons: "Wasn't greeted upon entering on the plane."

Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."

Pros: "Tv"
Cons: "No food"

Pros: "The plane was late. I was tired"

Cons: "I forgot my headphones. $3 to borrow a pair from virgin?"

Pros: "Had my bags in an incredible 10 minutes"

Pros: "Very professional and nice crew."
Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "Arrived earlier. Good accommodations."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No overhead space Uncomfortable"

Pros: "Easy to board and deplane."
Cons: "Delayed, promises of WiFi but didn’t work."

Pros: "That the plane was still there when I arrived at the gate."

Pros: "No delays"
Cons: "nothing to speak of"

Cons: "Delayed 2 hours."

Pros: "Prompt boarding"
Cons: "Sitting on the plane for 1.5 hours prior to departure because the plane was too light. This should be something that is determined prior to boarding the plane."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Better vegan snacks available for purchase would be great."

Pros: "Same as before."

Pros: "The staff was super friendly and the plane was new. It felt brand new."

Pros: "the ease of booking"

Cons: "the meanest most rude racist hostess ever! her insinuations and degrading way of speaking to me left me speechless. i will file a format complaint and might even take it further."

Pros: "I was checking in in a fluster and trying to attach my bag tags. A agent came over and helped me (for some reason I had taken the entire sticky back off ha!) and then he took my bag for me right from the kiosk. I was super impressed"

Cons: "needed more water"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "The diy watch movies on my own device wouldn't load. More frequent trash pick up."

Pros: "Play more Christmas carol during Christmas season"

Pros: "The boarding process was very smooth and we took off early and the crew was great and then we also arrived 30 minutes early."
Cons: "Nothing could be changed."

Cons: "No delays"

Pros: "Seat extremely comfortable."
Cons: "We sat waiting a few minutes after everyone was onboard."

Cons: "On time departure. Meal service."

Pros: "Everything. The entertainment was ok. I think a movie would be better than the shows"
Cons: "if I would’ve been in first :)"

Pros: "seat was basic. prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen."
Cons: "prefer having tv screens in the seatbacks as opposed to using my tiny phone as a viewing screen. only food available besides pretzel was pay food."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Landing, temperature, passengers"

Cons: "Seamless."

Pros: "Comfortable"

Pros: "Everything no complain"
Cons: "I like everything Everything no complain"

Pros: "Wi-Fi was adequate"
Cons: "I paid extra for a better seat, but it still felt cramped. The tray was crooked and I had no priority boarding."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The seat assignments based on loyalty status - rude gate agents"

Pros: "Easy check in and Boarding"

Cons: "Poor food choices for vegetarians"

Cons: "Breakfast - lots of sugary items"

Cons: "Delayed for about 45 mins"

Pros: "N"

Pros: "The flights were on time and the staff was very friendly."

Pros: "Delayed and no AC working..."

Pros: "movie."
Cons: "a little loud in the cabin."

Cons: "I got to Moscow, SVO. I didn't receive my bag. This sucks."

Pros: "The food was great!"
Cons: "The new baggage rule limits you to two bags in business on international flights☹️"

Pros: "On time take off"

Pros: "Pilot did good job in tricky conditions at landing."
Cons: "Wish food were served."

Pros: "NOTHING"

Pros: "On time, no issues, friendly and professional staff."

Pros: "smooth disembarking"
Cons: "30 mins delay"

Pros: "No food at all."

Cons: "Late by 40 min"

Pros: "The comfortable sitting and good hospitality by staff. Timely departure and smooth landing of aircraft."
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "No gluten free snacks"

Pros: "Allthough is was I bird strike, y'all handled the delay good."

Cons: "It was delayed for about a half an hour. Other than that it was great"

Pros: "Very professional and friendly."
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "Refer to above. Both flights were horrible."

Cons: "Everyone excellent"

Pros: "Lots of free movies."
Cons: "No free food."

Pros: "boarding was in time, and comfort."
Cons: "comfort was very good"

Cons: "it was really bumpy"

Cons: "Not flying."

Cons: "I was told I had to check my duffle bag at the gate, that there was no room for it. When I dot to my dirty seat I found room for three of my bags in the overhead compartment."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "No refreshments"

Cons: "Had to fly to JFK instead of LGA. so inconvenient"

Cons: "Always a problem with these guys"

Cons: "Pathetic airline service especially towards senior citizens.. One of the worst airline.. Poor baggage tracking system and Etihad staff lacks knowledge about their own airline.."

Pros: "Everything!"

Pros: "Staff was pleasant"

Pros: "EVERYTHING"
Cons: "EVERYTHING"

Pros: "On time arrival despite two issues at the departure gate"

Pros: "Flight departed on time. Good seat pitch in economy. Food and beverages included and tasted good surprisingly. Crew were helpful and efficient. Plenty of entertainment options for film, TV and music."
Cons: "Do not like the process of boarding by group number. Another way of squeezing money out of the consumer. Also causes chaos when trying to board. Seats too narrow in economy especially if your broad shouldered."

Pros: "It was comfortable"
Cons: "The wifi wasn't working"

Cons: "I was flying with Air Canada. The UI for watching movies was not good, it had a hard time to respond to the inputs. It was also hard to move the videos forward to the part I needed. Plus, the audio wasn't working well with my own earphones."

Pros: "Movie selection"
Cons: "More drink service"

Cons: "No Wi-Fi but swayback said Wi-Fi"

Pros: "That the flight wasn't any longer than it was"
Cons: "A bit hot n stuffy"

Pros: "Love the ability to watch films on my device by way of United WiFi"
Cons: "Better snacks"

Cons: "To actually be on it would’ve been awesome"

Pros: "I liked the tv and movie options on the United app but thought the movie selection could have been better."

Cons: "The unplanned layover in HNL was very poorly handled."

Cons: "Another airport would be better, no extra charges for bags would be even better!"

Pros: "Better staff"
Cons: "Still terrible"

Cons: "They had no room for my carry on, I had to place it under my seat making my legs very comfortable."

Cons: "Overall good thanks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I missed my sister graduating because of avianca"

Pros: "Boarding, service, staff attitudes, on time and deplaning"

Cons: "Staff kinda rude"

Cons: "So uncomfortable."

Pros: "SFO-SYD was great. My luggage was left behind in SYD when I landed QZN!!! Not amused!"
Cons: "Them losing my luggage!"

Pros: "Arrived a little early!"
Cons: "7/8 size Brazilian airplane."

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "The Boeing 787 plane was very nice. The window shading control is unique!"
Cons: "Thanks United for keeping my diet in check."

Pros: "Every day they take more away from us....the paying customer. ALL major carriers are becoming LCC ( low cost carriers ). Are there no real domestic airlines left. I REALLY miss Continental."
Cons: "I used to enjoy flying. Now I dtead it. There is NOTHING to look forward to. These days you get to pick lhe lesser of all evils. Is there an airline out there that REALLY wants me as a customer???"

Pros: "On time , and good service"
Cons: "Na"

Pros: "Crewq"

Pros: "Staff was nice!"
Cons: "I didn't like the luggage restrictions associated with our tickets."

Pros: "Everything was great all around"

Pros: "The services"

Pros: "Arriving alive"
Cons: "Comfort, accessible media, cost"

Cons: "Both flights were delayed, and was charged a $200 oversized baggage fee for a bag that actually isn't oversized according to the measurements on the United website"

Pros: "Comfortable."

Cons: "On board service!!!!!"

Pros: "They let people get on with oversize bags when sequence 4&5 get on there's no room left"

Pros: "Easy quick boarding - attendants seemed to watch and keep the misc items from going into the overhead."
Cons: "Being woken up to see if I wanted water or food"

Cons: "Long delay in San Francisco"

Pros: "okay"
Cons: "okay because it was short"

Pros: "The stewardess miss polanxo was great"

Pros: "None"
Cons: "-It said you can watch the movie using your personal device using WIFI; 99% the WIFI will drop or not working at all."

Cons: "My itinerary had to completely change."

Cons: "I am only 5 ft tall & petite but felt like a sardine with my knees hitting the seat in front. The overhead bins were so small that they couldn't fit carry ons efficiently so everyone was scrambling for space, delaying the boarding process & heightening frustration & stress. Boarding process was also inefficient causing delays."

Pros: "Movies were ok."
Cons: "Openly rude, almost argumentative staff. I was afraid to talk back because the last thing I want is any accusation of bad behavior on an airplane. But if this were a restaurant, the customers would get up and leave without eating. I've never had this experience on China Airlines or Japan Air. I will never use UA again."

Cons: "Seat could not recline, voucher was only a small fraction of the ticket fare that I paid. This is a business class seat."

Pros: "on time arrival"
Cons: "power outlets were present but not functional. A real pity as I counted on it for my long trip to keep my portable devices. Lounge in Chicago does not have many outlets either and the next plane to Brussels either. This prevented me to keep my devices up along my trip preventing to work or watch movie as I wanted."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Every one was friendly. The plane was clean"

Cons: "Over a hour late leaving San Francisco"

Cons: "Delayed departure, changed gate."

Pros: "My overall experience was excellent except for your new food policy. Meals should included! I am handicapped and asked for help boarding and getting to flights! I was helped by your caring and very curtitious staff! Thank you for your help."

Cons: "United lost one of our baggage"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "Bad dirty planes Service on board bad and rude With the merger losed everything"

Pros: "more assistance to passengers!!"
Cons: "back up plans!food for passengers specially for the kid!"

Cons: "No water or drinks were offered. Boarding was a nightmare. Only one of three kiosks worked."

Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "No wifi, no tvs or media, all food and drinks are for-pay"

Cons: "Negative leg room, Hugh bag fees that were not stated in the original purchase"

Pros: "Nothing!!!"
Cons: "The staff...the outrageous bag prices!!! Horrible Airline personnel encountered, so unprofessional!!!"

Cons: "Unexplained delay is not ok."

Cons: "So uncomfortable Zero services Charged for even the smallest amenity"

Cons: "No coffee was available"

Cons: "Late.. U had to purchase everything"

Cons: "It was seriously delayed"

Pros: "Did not travel due to weather"
Cons: "Didn't travel due to weather"

Cons: "None"

Pros: "I'll repeat"

Pros: "Cheap, not unpleasant overall"
Cons: "Seat not very comfortable, bit cramped"

Pros: "All"

Pros: "not much"
Cons: "boarding process was a disaster. no one knew what they were doing. $30 for a carry? seriously? No free snack on the plane. Everything cost $5-$10... never again will i fly Frontier."

Pros: "Much better than some of these big name airlines claim to be. Will fly with them again."

Cons: "We sat on the tarmac for about 1.5 hours in Denver before we could leave the plane."

Cons: "4 hr delay due to personnel issues"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Seat cannot be declined! Plane also made an awful noise when taking off and landing!"

Cons: "We boarded 30 minutes late and therefore took off and landed 30 minutes late without any acknowledgement whatsoever. It seemed almost nonchalant that everything was a half hour behind schedule, and there was no explanation. Not awesome."

Pros: "Quick efficient"
Cons: "Legroom"

Pros: "Absolutely nothing to like about frontier. You get worse than you pay for with frontier."

Cons: "DELAYED"

Pros: "Pretty much nothing."
Cons: "Every part of the experience was awful."

Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"

Cons: "I had to pay $9 for 2 cans of soda and 2 small snacks. You could only pay be credit card and it had the option of leaving a tip! They charge too much for little things that other airlines include for free."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delays, late bags, poor service"

Pros: "It was fun and playful!!! Never had such an amazing trip back to Houston."

Pros: "stewardess was nice"
Cons: "late arrival in Denver, then, "not enough staff "to unload us and get us into the terminal-waited in plan almost an hour . 1 hour Late takeoff from Denver. plane seat does not recline, tight I wont take frontier again"

Pros: "Nothing!!"
Cons: "Everything."

Cons: "We were left on the tarmac for 100 minutes after landing. Given No information; not allowed to get up for the bathroom. Terrible."

Cons: "It was late, uncomfortable, and the ticket counter refused to help. Never again."

Pros: "The competence of the on board personnel."
Cons: "The lack of communication with passengers at the gate."

Cons: "Charged for every additional thing so the cost of the ticket was not true."

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Upgraded us!"
Cons: "Told us the Wrong carrosol for our baggage."

Cons: "Horrible costumer service, charge $40 for a carry on"

Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Charge me 65 for 1 bag"

Cons: "A little noisy"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "3 hours of delay, no respect and appreciation of the wait."

Cons: "bag fees and slow boarding"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "everything"

Pros: "attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "would like some reading materials since they don't have entertainment anymore."

Cons: "dirty"

Cons: "40 USD carry-on fee or 30 USD check-in baggage fee not included in the ticket. The plane had things left by previous pessengers (napkins, tickets). Everything on board charges. Not a happy experience. I felt like I was being robbed. Hope that no one will ever be cheated by Frontier thereafter."

Pros: "Anything."

Cons: "Lots of delays"

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