LON - SFO
£298 - £567
15 - 25 °C
0 - 120 mm
High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
From London to San Francisco
One-way flight from London to San Francisco
Flights from London to San Francisco are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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.
To save on the cost of your flight from London to San Francisco, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £411 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £504.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from London in February are about £374 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £274.
When flying from London to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 4% versus a flight in the evening.
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 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.
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 to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.
Some of our airline partners flying from London to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.
Yes, there are multiple flights from London to San Francisco for under £308. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £249, but on average you can expect to pay £273.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to San Francisco under £385. A good price for a direct flight from London to San Francisco is less than £328.
There are currently 20+ open flights from London to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than £308.
Travellers can expect 9 flights from London to San Francisco on average per day.
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Expect the weather to be around 25 °C on average in September. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally hotter than in London.
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.
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.
Most airlines fly from London to San Francisco, including Air Canada, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.
San Francisco flights usually depart from London daily.
You can fly from London to San Francisco from Gatwick, Heathrow or London City Airport. San Francisco has one international airport – San Francisco International.
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. Looking for flights from London to San Francisco? Try out our search engine. Smart filters let you choose which airlines, times, airports and stops (if any) you’d prefer.
There are many flights that can get you from London to San Francisco in 11h. Fly via Norwegian, Virgin Atlantic, or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between London and San Francisco is about 5383 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.
According to our current data, Delta (£264), and TAP AIR PORTUGAL (£276) offers the cheapest pricing from London to San Francisco. Delta is priced at 29% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.
One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £166 on Delta.
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