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.
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