Favorite airline: United Airlines
Flight tickets on the route Los Angeles – San Francisco are most frequently booked with United Airlines.
United Airlines
40 %
20 %
Alaska Airlines
15 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
If booked 3 months before travel, flights cost only $100.00.
96 days before departure
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are $93.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 29min
12h 10min
The favorite connection is non-stop
95 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
01h 29min, from $127
95 %
1 stopover Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport, NV
12h 10min, from $220
5 %
Round trip from $127.00
A roundtrip costing only $127.00 is for example available departing 03/22/2020 and returning 03/26/2020.


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.