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09 Jun - 18 Jun
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03 Jun - 26 Sep
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13 Jun - 14 Jul
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30 Jun - 10 Jul
£365 pp
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24 Aug - 05 Sep
£367 pp
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30 Jun - 09 Jul
£371 pp
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20 Nov - 11 Dec
£344 pp
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30 Oct - 13 Nov
£345 pp
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08 Nov - 29 Nov
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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to San Francisco

Today's exchange rate

Flight duration

10 hrs 47 mins

Airports close to London

  • Heathrow (LHR)
  • Gatwick (LGW)
  • Stansted (STN)
  • Luton (LTN)
  • City (LCY)
  • St Pancras (QQS)

Airports close to San Francisco

  • San Francisco International (SFO)

Avg temp for May in San Francisco

21.3 °C

Rainfall on Average for May in San Francisco

13.7 mm
How much do things cost?
London is 11% cheaper than San Francisco
3 course meal for 2
San Francisco 67
London 63
Pair of jeans
San Francisco 51
London 71
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
San Francisco 2
London 2
Bottle of wine
San Francisco 13
London 9
Additional useful information for San Francisco

Cheap Flights from London to San Francisco

When you book a cheap flight from London to San Francisco, you’ll be among the 11 million people who travel to this Californian city every year. And loads of them are repeat customers, coming back time after time.
Some want to check out the postcard images – Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Alcatraz and Fisherman’s Wharf. Other travellers come to delve into colourful neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Little Italy and Pacific Heights. This heady mix of must-sees helps to make San Francisco the fifth most popular city in the USA.

How long is the flight from London to San Francisco?

Direct London to San Francisco flights are around 11 hours long. Occasionally a flight with a stopover is cheaper, adding on anything from an hour to 20 hours to your travel time.

Which airlines operate flights from London to San Francisco?

Most airlines fly from London to San Francisco, including Air Canada, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

How frequent are flights between London and San Francisco?

San Francisco flights usually depart from London daily.

Which airports serve London and San Francisco?

You can fly from London to San Francisco from Gatwick, Heathrow or London City Airport. San Francisco has one international airport – San Francisco International.

Which direct flight route between London and San Francisco is cheapest?

The cheapest direct flights from London to San Francisco take off from Heathrow and Gatwick.

Mountaineering cable cars, pacy neighbourhoods, Victorian architecture, creative cuisine, and city centre sealions – you’ll find it all in San Francisco. And thanks to the city’s waterside spot, you’re never far away from a vista of the Pacific Ocean. Golden Gate Bridge launches itself across the city’s bay, where Alcatraz prison and the houseboats of Sausalito reside.
It’s worth timing your London to San Francisco flights just right. The Californian city is famous for its winter fog, plus it gets doused in even more rain than London between November and March. That said, San Francisco also serves up lots more sunshine, especially in the toasty summer and autumn months.

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Useful info, stats and facts about London to San Francisco flights.
Flight FAQs
From London to San Francisco
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
There are on average 1908 seats available each day on flights from London to San Francisco
What is the best airline?
Flyer favourite British Airways operates 52 flights per week
What is the average delay time?
The average delay time for flights between London and San Francisco is 55 mins
Which is the best aircraft?
The most popular plane flying is a Boeing 747-400 (Domestic)
What is the average flight cancellation?
To San Francisco, the average cancellation rate for flights from London is 1.9%
How often are flights diverted?
To San Francisco, diversions are not a regular occurrence on flights from London
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