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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 - £584
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

Average price

£435

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£287

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.
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 £387, or £475 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 £353. You can even find prices in February for less than £353, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as £258. 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%.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to San Francisco in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to SFO flights in April, May
31 May - 11 Jun
£416pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Apr - 30 Apr
£428pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 May - 17 May
£451pp
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 this year
1 Sep - 30 Sep
£299pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Vueling
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Vueling
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
4 Oct - 12 Oct
£300pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Vueling
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Vueling
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Sep - 28 Sep
£304pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Vueling
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Vueling
 
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
23 Apr - 2 May
£501pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
22 Apr - 21 May
£509pp
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
06:50 - 20:15
American Airlines
2 stops
21h 25m
LGW - SFO
American Airlines
15:35 - 10:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 00m
LGW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£278
Kiwi.com
12:25 - 10:35
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
30h 10m
LGW - SFO
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£282
AirNGo

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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 £363 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £363. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Vueling for just £299, but on average you can expect to pay £351.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £290 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Gatwick to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to San Francisco for under £508?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Gatwick to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than £508.

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 10 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 14h 15m. 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 Vueling. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £299 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Iberia, starting at £374 and £397 round-trip. Vueling is currently priced 22% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gatwick to San Francisco one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £248. Users have also found tickets on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for as little as £261.

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 April in San Francisco
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in San Francisco
29.0 mm

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying 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 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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