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$367(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is January.

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Top 3 airlines serving San Francisco to New York LaGuardia

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Alaska Airlines
Overall score based on 29,353 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: "Wish there were blankets available"

Pros: "Everything"

Cons: "No screen on the seats."

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

Pros: "Movie options and healthy food"

Cons: "45 minute delayed departure due to maintenance documentation issue"

Cons: "Didn’t like sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes after arriving. Got very warm and uncomfortable to breathe"

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: "No snacks :("

Cons: "Extra leg space"

Pros: "I liked the mood lighting, the spacious area under the seat in front of my aisle seat, the choice in movies, and that every seat had a screen."
Cons: "The takeoff and landing were smooth except that the plane felt like it was fishtailing a bit. Otherwise, it was great!"

Pros: "Yes."
Cons: "Yes"

Pros: "Staff great"
Cons: "Same old movies"

Cons: "Nothing, all was perfect!"

Cons: "Delay Part not available"

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: "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"

Cons: "On bag should be free!"

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."

Cons: "Delayed 2 hours."

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: "Stewardess very helpful and welcoming."

Pros: "The cabin was miserably hot"

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"

Pros: "I appreciate the steward giving me something to eat for breakfast."

Cons: "If United can serve more than orange juice or water, so can you"

Pros: "I arrived early"

Pros: "The pilot introduced himself and kept us updated on the weather and turbulent."

Pros: "everything"
Cons: "no complains"

Pros: "The steward."

Cons: "Lack of help with information on transfer between terminals at Seattle/Tacoma"

Pros: "Ease of printing boarding pass and especially the luggage tags."

Cons: "The captain said the plane had been running late all day.... For 4 different flghts¿dont they have any other planes to use to catch up?"

Pros: "Crew amazing, seat not too comfy"
Cons: "Sits uncomfortable"

Pros: "Good organization, good hygiene, polite crew."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "No US airline seems to have figured out how to board without long line in the jetway. But not a big deal."

Pros: "Friendly crew"

Cons: "They sent my luggage to a completely different state! Now I have to wait till it gets to LGA and then they’ll send it to me."

Cons: "Having food & being on time would’ve been nice?"

Pros: "short flight"
Cons: "noisy plane. seems like Delta does not maintain their planes very well. flight was delayed, which made it stressful to catch connecting flight at LGA. when we were all on the plane, the pilot states that he apologizes for the wait, since we were waiting a while for take off. he said there was something wrong with the fuel system that had to get fixed but it is ok now. wow, that wasn't the right thing to say. as soon as he said that, the passengers started talking among themselves saying,,,,,,,,,,,,well, i hope it is ok now, because if it is not, we may not get to our destination! he should have rephrased that and simply said that;;;;; sorry for the delay, we were simply going through some maintenance on the plane to make sure everything is all-right, which it is, and we look forward to getting you to your destination in a few minutes! keep it simple without getting into all the details! geeeeeeeeeeeesssssssssssccccccccccchhhhhhhhh!!!!! :("

Pros: "Lift off and landing was excellent"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Quick Boarding Awesome staff"

Cons: "food options"

Cons: "Delta comfort works especially for one who is handicapped"

Pros: "On time, smooth take off and landing."

Cons: "Better food and more water."

Pros: "Timing was good"
Cons: "Plane was too small. Attendant was almost nonexistent."

Cons: "Too much delay - departure was planned on March 15 @ 7 pm and take off happened on March 16 @ 12pm - a complete failure!!!!"

Pros: "Accurate arrival time"

Pros: "Snacks were good. On time."

Cons: "The airport."

Pros: "Quick boarding process"
Cons: "Wifi stopped working halfway"

Cons: "Great"

Cons: "Delays due to Democrats not making deal"

Pros: "Boarding was easy, plane clean, snacks good."
Cons: "Small plane but that’s not really fixable"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Fine, courteous"

Cons: "they did not serve food in my section at all."

Cons: "dirty plane"

Pros: "Delta Comfort om commuter jet"

Cons: "Rude to passengers and then went to the back and loudly complained about other passengers. Very unprofessional."

Pros: "Flew us safely home."
Cons: "We waiting on the runway for over a long period."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "No chicken sandwich."

Cons: "Bad information about delays"

Pros: "Customer service"

Pros: "EXcellent"

Pros: "Comfortable temperature in cabin!"

Pros: "All I need to say."

Pros: "it was great experience"

Pros: "Comfort and boarding"
Cons: "Delay and food"

Pros: "Pretty much nothing"
Cons: "Delta. They just hate their passengers"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "I will avoid the airline at all costs"

Pros: "Excellent trip. Provided ample food snacks and drinks."

Cons: "The attendents only served one round of beverages in Comfort Plus."

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "I told you my daughter's birthdate, you know her age, don't require me to call you and wait on hold for 30+ minutes for her to not be seated by herself."

Cons: "half-broken screen, couldn't access anything on the left side"

Pros: "On time"

Cons: "No good food options just peanuts and drinks"

Pros: "On time. No problems."
Cons: "Hard to understand what group was being called to board. No systematic lineup, just crowding around."

Pros: "Wonderful"

Pros: "There should atleast one checked luggage"
Cons: "Too expensive and baggage charge is additional which does not make any sense"

Pros: "Flight was packed in like sardines. Seat was uncomfortable"
Cons: "Have passengers sir at every other seat."

Pros: "Social distancing was enforced and I was able to have a whole row to myself on both flights."
Cons: "Cleanliness on my return flight could have been better. Flight attendants weren’t coming around picking up trash as much as the first flight"

Pros: "Pretty comfortable"
Cons: "No monitors for inflight entertainment"

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

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The fact that it hasn't left yet and it won't leave until 8pm."

Pros: "Convenient time, great price"
Cons: "A bit crowded"

Pros: "It was lit and cozy"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything ran on time"
Cons: "Would love healthier snacks"

Cons: "Same as above"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Food quality"

Cons: "Confusions on dates from Internet. Your site usually sets its own dates without confirming."

Cons: "crying babies and no food"

Pros: "The complimentary snacks and beverages were nice."

Pros: "Boarding was a mess..."

Pros: "They were prompt and polite"

Cons: "Late, waited for a plane while numerous flights to Ontario and Sacramento came and went. Unacceptable."

Cons: "We were trying to print our boarding passes and computer didn't recognize our bar code. United employees were trying to help us and they couldn't print it either until we approched counter. We didn't see that much of professionalism on United employees. At one point one of the employees told us to go back to Air Canada counter and I thought she was not trained properly."

Cons: "Should load the plane from the back rather from the front. People in the back can sort their stuff while still be able to load people into the front."

Pros: "Why's is there to like!!!?"
Cons: "No blanket.. No pllow"

Pros: "Everyone was very nice"
Cons: "45 minute late departure. Very cramped and uncomfortable seating"

Cons: "The delays"

Pros: "Part of personal device show of "By the Sea""
Cons: "San Fran to BWI unable to view end. Hubby watched Olympics I refused to pay for two devices."

Pros: "The fact that everything went as planned with no delays."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Staff, pillow, blanket, boarding ease"

Cons: "It was a very unpleasant experience overall."

Cons: "I was treated with the most disrespectful tone, hurried like cattle."

Pros: "Never again with KAYAK. Sorry."

Cons: "United wouldn't ship my surfboards for my surfing vacation"

Cons: "always delay!!"

Pros: "Fast"

Cons: "The food"

Cons: "Being stuck in the middle"

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Everything"

Pros: "Glad they waited for me."

Pros: "We got to New York thank god"
Cons: "Delay over 1hour and half"

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "seat"
Cons: "slow departure no A/C on the plane for an hour wifi broken"

Pros: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "Hour long delay."

Cons: "The only snack available was a mix that had dairy. Other airlines, like JetBlue not only have a selection from which to choose, but at least one option is vegan."

Pros: "On time, organized boarding"

Cons: "Horrible overlay"

Pros: "Seating was fine."
Cons: "Everything but seating."

Cons: "My luggage got soaked in overhead compartment. Signed rare book was ruined by another passengers' luggage that leaked liquid and soaked my bag and contents inside."

Cons: "very late."

Cons: "Everything was good"

Pros: "The United terminals are amazing. The United planes are not."

Pros: "You guys are awesome. Thank you for cheap tickets you provide to us all the time. Keep it up."

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