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Gatwick (LGW) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SFO flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
LGW - SFO
Price
£287 - £586
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£287

From London Gatwick to San Francisco

One-way from

£205

One-way flight from London Gatwick to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 41% on flights from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £389. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £477.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from London Gatwick Airport. Prices for February average £354 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £259. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 51% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco (LGW - SFO)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LGW to SFO flights in September, October
26 Sep - 10 Oct
£370pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Oct - 17 Nov
£379pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Oct - 1 Nov
£391pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Gatwick found for this year
3 Nov - 13 Jan
£242pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Nov - 10 Jan
£242pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Nov - 27 Nov
£250pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Gatwick, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 10 Oct
£370pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Sep - 20 Nov
£413pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Sep - 26 Sep
£487pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to San Francisco from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to San Francisco
15:25 - 15:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 45m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£205
Gotogate
15:25 - 15:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 45m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£207
Gotogate
15:25 - 15:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 45m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£231
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from London Gatwick?

If you book a flight to San Francisco from London Gatwick, you will be flying to San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 11.8 mi from the centre of San Francisco. There are 0 flights from London Gatwick to San Francisco per day from 16 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Norwegian Air UK, British Airways, and Norwegian flying from London Gatwick to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London Gatwick Airport and San Francisco for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £242, but on average you can expect to pay £305.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco return?

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL (£242), and Iberia (£339) offers the cheapest pricing from London Gatwick Airport to San Francisco. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to San Francisco

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from San Francisco?

Returning to London Gatwick from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Alternative routes for Gatwick to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.38
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from London Gatwick to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
£355 £459 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Atlantic
£350 £501 No cancel fee 72%
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American Airlines
£358 £525 No cancel fee 71%
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Norwegian
£354 £526 No cancel fee 74%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£442 £545 No cancel fee N/A
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Iberia
£346 £561 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£375 £575 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£361 £576 No cancel fee 70%
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Norwegian Air UK
£357 £614 No cancel fee N/A
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Austrian Airlines
£376 £692 No cancel fee 78%
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