Favorite airline: United Airlines
The favorite airline for flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco is United Airlines.
United Airlines
26 %
Alaska Airlines
22 %
American Airlines
18 %
Tip: book 2 months before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 2 months before the flight. Pay only $94.00.
71 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are $142.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 30min
04h 04min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 93 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Direct flights
01h 30min, from $89
93 %
1 stopover Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport, NV
04h 40min, from $396
6 %
1 stopover Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport
04h 04min, from $231
1 %
Round trip from $89.00
The price of a ticket for a flight on 07/23/2019 returning on 07/30/2019 is currently $89.00.


Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

The flight route from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) is popular among all sorts of travelers- both business passengers and those on vacation- with over 47 flights daily. It will take you around 1 and a half hours to travel the 382 miles up the state. Airlines offering a direct flight are: American, Virgin America, Southwest, United and Delta.


Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

There are several airlines offering a low-cost air ticket option so that you can have more to spend on your trip. The three that routinely offer good deals are United, Virgin America and American. As usual, tips for finding the lowest fare include early booking, avoiding school vacations and weekends and using a flight comparison site to help find good deals. 


Destination San Francisco

Once you have landed, getting around town is easy and, given that it's San Francisco, often stylish. BART operates a rapid rail service to northern San Mateo County, downtown and the East Bay. From the terminal use the Airtrain to get to the station. Alternatively, buses, taxis and shuttles are also available.