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The best prices from Gatwick to San Francisco are usually found in February or November, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to San Francisco (SFO)

LGW - SFO
Price
£296 - £604
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
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

£296

From Gatwick to San Francisco

One-way from

£202

One-way flight from Gatwick to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Gatwick to San Francisco?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Gatwick to San Francisco. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Gatwick to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 41% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Gatwick to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £400, or £491 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to San Francisco from Gatwick average £365. You can even find prices in February for less than £365, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as £267. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Gatwick. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 51%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Gatwick to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 21% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LGW to SFO flights in November, December
27 Dec - 7 Jan
£337pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Dec - 6 Jan
£351pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Dec - 6 Jan
£352pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Gatwick found for next year
27 Dec - 7 Jan
£337pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Dec - 6 Jan
£351pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Dec - 6 Jan
£352pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to San Francisco from Gatwick

Save time with Gatwick to San Francisco direct flight deals
7 May - 14 May
£321pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Norwegian
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Norwegian
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
16 May - 24 May
£324pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Norwegian
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Norwegian
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
7 May - 14 May
£325pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Norwegian
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Norwegian
Direct
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
29 Nov - 10 Dec
£499pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 10 Dec
£512pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 10 Dec
£527pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to San Francisco from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to San Francisco
14:35 - 08:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
50h 10m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£202
Kiwi.com
14:35 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
25h 25m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£207
KAYAK
12:20 - 08:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 40m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£210
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gatwick to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 Gatwick 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Gatwick to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London Gatwick to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £283, but on average you can expect to pay £301.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £375 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Gatwick to San Francisco under £375. A good price for a direct flight from Gatwick to San Francisco is less than £347.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £525?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Gatwick to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than £525.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or San Francisco?

The rainfall in Gatwick is generally same as the rainfall in San Francisco. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Gatwick weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 25 °Cs in September, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally hotter than in Gatwick. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to San Francisco?

Departing from Gatwick to San Francisco will take you 11h. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to San Francisco is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £319 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Norwegian and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, starting at £321 and £324 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.34
Flight duration
10h 42m
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
44.0 mm

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines from 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 change fee N/A
Search TAP AIR PORTUGAL flights
Iberia
£346 £561 No change fee 77%
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Lufthansa
£375 £575 No change fee 76%
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British Airways
£361 £576 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Norwegian Air UK
£357 £614 No cancel fee N/A
Search Norwegian Air UK flights
Austrian Airlines
£376 £692 No change fee 78%
Search Austrian Airlines flights
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