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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco from £30

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 23/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — SFO
25 Feb — 3 Mar1
1 adult
Sun 25/2
Sun 3/3

The best prices from Los Angeles to San Francisco are usually found in February or September, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 21 February 2024.

Popular in

November

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

£321

One-way from

£43
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
From Los Angeles to San Francisco
One-way flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco are 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.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco at least 57 days early can save you up to 59% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco for as little as £104 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £161 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Los Angeles. Prices for February average £113 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £39. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a February flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco (LAX - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap Frontier flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Frontier for the route between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Find some of the cheapest Frontier flights travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 19/2£38
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 18/2£47
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/421:41SFO - LAX
1 stop9h 40mFrontier
Deal found 19/2£78
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/421:41SFO - LAX
1 stop9h 40mFrontier
Deal found 18/2£86
  • If you’re travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is Frontier. Flights from Frontier travelling this route typically cost £158.92 RT. This price is typically 24% more expensive than other airlines that offer Los Angeles to San Francisco flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was £77. The most popular departure airport in Los Angeles when flying to San Francisco is Los Angeles Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting San Francisco is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco, Frontier flights are 7% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Delta flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Delta flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Tue 12/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Tue 9/418:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 27mDelta
Deal found 20/2£72
Tue 12/316:37LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 21mDelta
Sat 16/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 19/2£82
Sat 16/306:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Sat 16/318:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 32mDelta
Deal found 20/2£87
Sat 6/406:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Tue 9/418:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 27mDelta
Deal found 19/2£90
Tue 26/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Tue 2/406:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 18/2£93
Fri 29/306:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Wed 3/406:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 19/2£98
Thu 7/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Sat 9/312:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Deal found 20/2£102
Sat 2/319:25LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 21mDelta
Sat 9/312:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Deal found 20/2£105
Mon 11/308:35LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 33mDelta
Tue 9/418:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 27mDelta
Deal found 20/2£107
  • Delta is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Flights on this route from Delta typically cost £147.81 RT, a price that is 49% cheaper than the average Los Angeles to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was £49 RT. When travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco on Delta, the most popular airport to depart from is Los Angeles Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco, Delta flights are 4% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Los Angeles to San Francisco flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Los Angeles to San Francisco specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 February 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 12/311:40LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Wed 20/314:03SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Deal found 20/2£72
Tue 12/316:37LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 21mDelta
Sat 16/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 19/2£82
Sat 2/307:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Tue 5/309:31SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 19/2£86
Sat 16/306:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Sat 16/318:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 32mDelta
Deal found 20/2£87
Tue 27/207:00LAX - SFO
1 stop5h 31mAlaska Airlines
Tue 27/216:25SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 18/2£90
Wed 28/206:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Sat 2/315:35SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mDelta
Deal found 19/2£90
Tue 19/315:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 27mAlaska Airlines
Tue 26/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 32mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 19/2£91
Tue 5/312:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 29mAlaska Airlines
Tue 12/314:10SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£92
Tue 26/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Tue 2/406:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 18/2£93

Los Angeles to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 20/2£30
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 19/2£38
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/421:41SFO - LAX
1 stop9h 40mFrontier
Deal found 20/2£48
Tue 23/421:52LAX - SFO
1 stop9h 51mFrontier
Wed 24/421:41SFO - LAX
1 stop9h 40mFrontier
Deal found 20/2£64
Tue 5/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Tue 5/312:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Deal found 20/2£71
Tue 12/311:40LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Mon 18/314:03SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Deal found 20/2£72
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/421:41SFO - LAX
1 stop9h 40mFrontier
Deal found 19/2£78
Tue 26/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Wed 27/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 20/2£82
Thu 13/606:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mAlaska Airlines
Mon 17/618:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£86

Direct flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles

Discover direct flight options from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Search for alternative flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco by utilising the search form above.
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 20/2£30
Tue 23/409:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Wed 24/414:40SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 19/2£38
Tue 5/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Tue 5/312:55SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Deal found 20/2£71
Tue 12/311:40LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Mon 18/314:03SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Deal found 20/2£72
Tue 26/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Wed 27/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 20/2£82
Thu 13/606:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mAlaska Airlines
Mon 17/618:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£86
Sat 16/306:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 31mDelta
Sun 17/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 30mDelta
Deal found 20/2£87
Sun 3/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Wed 6/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mDelta
Deal found 20/2£90
Tue 2/708:50LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 24mAlaska Airlines
Wed 3/718:59SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£91

Los Angeles to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Los Angeles to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco should consider booking one of these fares. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Wed 28/206:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Wed 6/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mDelta
Deal found 18/2£72
Tue 27/207:00LAX - SFO
1 stop5h 31mAlaska Airlines
Tue 27/216:25SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 18/2£90
Wed 28/206:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Mon 4/315:35SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 32mDelta
Deal found 19/2£90
Tue 27/207:00LAX - SFO
1 stop5h 31mAlaska Airlines
Tue 5/309:31SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 18/2£94
Tue 27/209:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Tue 27/214:10SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£103
Tue 27/207:00LAX - SFO
1 stop5h 31mAlaska Airlines
Tue 27/216:25SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£104
Thu 29/207:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Mon 4/306:00SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£106
Tue 27/207:00LAX - SFO
1 stop5h 31mAlaska Airlines
Wed 28/209:31SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£108
Fri 1/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Sat 2/315:35SFO - LAX
Nonstop1h 29mDelta
Deal found 20/2£109

One-way flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles

Search for one-way flight options from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco can choose from these deals. Those seeking round-trip flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Tue 12/311:40LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 28mJetBlue
Deal found 20/2£36
Thu 1/809:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 20/2£43
Tue 26/319:59LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 26mDelta
Deal found 20/2£47
Wed 28/215:45LAX - SFO
1 stop17h 12mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/2£48
Sat 2/307:00LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 19/2£51
Fri 8/306:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 25mDelta
Deal found 20/2£52
Tue 27/222:30LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 21mDelta
Deal found 20/2£55
Tue 19/315:05LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 27mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 20/2£56
Sun 25/211:35LAX - SFO
Nonstop1h 30mJetBlue
Deal found 19/2£56

Find flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 927,319 searches. Data last updated 21 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£38 - £98

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

Nonstop1h 23m

San Francisco

Wed 24/4

Nonstop1h 25m

£38

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

Nonstop1h 23m

San Francisco

Wed 24/4

Nonstop1h 25m

£47

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 12/3

Nonstop1h 26m

San Francisco

Tue 9/4

Nonstop1h 27m

£72

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

Nonstop1h 23m

San Francisco

Wed 24/4

1 stop9h 40m

£78

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 12/3

Nonstop1h 21m

San Francisco

Sat 16/3

Nonstop1h 30m

£82

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Sat 2/3

Nonstop1h 34m

San Francisco

Tue 5/3

Nonstop1h 34m

£86

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Sat 16/3

Nonstop1h 31m

San Francisco

Sat 16/3

Nonstop1h 32m

£87

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Tue 2/7

Nonstop1h 24m

San Francisco

Wed 3/7

Nonstop1h 29m

£91

Los AngelesSan Francisco

LAX - SFO

LAXSFO

Los Angeles

Sat 9/3

Nonstop1h 28m

San Francisco

Tue 12/3

Nonstop1h 28m

£98

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

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When is the best time to book a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco, you should look to book at least 83 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Los Angeles to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Friday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco is currently £49 while a return flight costs £76. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, April is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco (average of £511). Flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco in July is currently the most expensive (average of £749). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£427

February

£420

March

£441

April

£405

May

£439

June

£546

July

£594

August

£522

September

£467

October

£469

November

£432

December

£450

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated 21 February 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Frontier, Delta and Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles to San Francisco have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews
8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

7.9
Good
3,045 reviews
8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

Southwest
7.7
Good
1,533 reviews
8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They lost my luggage on my way to NY and then again on my way to SF, horrible

7.5
Good
1,920 reviews
8.1
Very Good
1,414 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.1