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.


Traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco? Find the best offers here

If you're planning a trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco, take advantage of our information database to find the best flight on offer. By taking a look at our database, you can see that the lowest ticket prices for flights start at $41. Ticket prices for flights on Sundays can cost up to 42 % more than flights on any other day of the week. idealo users prefer United Airlines 33 % of the time when flying this route.

Time-saving direct flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

For those of you without time to spare direct flights are definitely worth considering to cut down your travel time. These are on offer on any day with American Airlines, United Airlines or Virgin America. At only $41 these are the most affordable flight connections in our database. Connections with stopovers start at $81, but those prefering fast and cheaper flights should consider direct flights, which can cost only $41. Looking through our database, it is clear that only 12 % of our users opt for stopover connections and 82 % prefer direct flights. Concerning stopover flights idealo users choose stops in Seattle-Tacoma or Las Vegas most often. With a flight duration of 8 hours and 44 minutes, flights that land in Seattle-Tacoma are the fastest connections with a stopover. When flying this route, you need 7 hours and 34 minutes more than with a direct flight. Use our price comparison service and book the best deals on offer, whether you want to fly with American Airlines or another airline.