Favorite airline: Alaska Airlines
The favorite airline for flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco is Alaska Airlines.
Alaska Airlines
35 %
United Airlines
31 %
American Airlines
18 %
Tip: book 6 weeks before departure
Save up to 53 % by booking flights 6 weeks before departure.
45 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 50 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 37min
06h 25min
The favorite connection is non-stop
99 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
01h 37min, from $97
99 %
1 stopover Portland International Airport, Oregon
06h 25min, from $193
1 %
Round trip from $97.00
The best price roundtrip flight is currently available departing on 04/05/2019 and returning on 04/08/2019.


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.