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Cheap Flights from London to San Francisco, CA, United States - LON to SFO

Popular flights from London to San Francisco

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 GBP643
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 GBP697
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 10, 2016 GBP981
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 GBP638
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 GBP812
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 GBP621
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 GBP621
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP653
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP653
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP653
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP653
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP653
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 GBP621
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 GBP621
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 GBP652
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 20, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 GBP3,292
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 GBP628
FlexFlight
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 GBP630
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 GBP612
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 GBP634
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 GBP1,081
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP649
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP649
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 15, 2016 May 25, 2016 GBP665
May 15, 2016 May 23, 2016 GBP665
May 18, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 GBP665
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 GBP665
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 GBP575
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 GBP640

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from London to San Francisco (LON to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be GBP652.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from London to San Francisco (LON to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from London to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from London to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from London to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days GBP764 GBP647
7-14 days GBP725 GBP645
14-21 days GBP721 GBP665
21-30 days GBP682 GBP643
30-60 days GBP682 GBP630
60-90 days GBP901 GBP853
90+ days GBP489 GBP457

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from London to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
GBP640 GBP632 GBP647 GBP630 GBP669 GBP684 GBP665

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from London to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from London to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May London San Francisco Aer Lingus 5/12/16 5/17/16 1 GBP645
June London San Francisco FlexFlight 6/9/16 6/23/16 1 GBP630
July London San Francisco Iberia 7/14/16 7/19/16 2 GBP851
August London San Francisco United 8/20/16 8/21/16 1 GBP575
September London San Francisco Aer Lingus 9/11/16 9/25/16 2 GBP524
October London San Francisco Iberia 10/31/16 11/14/16 2 GBP449
November London San Francisco Iberia 11/1/16 11/8/16 2 GBP439
December London San Francisco Iberia 12/1/16 12/8/16 2 GBP447

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from London to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from London to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
GBP1,009
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
GBP1,009 GBP794
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
GBP794 GBP754
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
GBP754 GBP754
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
GBP754 GBP699
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
GBP699

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from London to San Francisco (LON to SFO)

Your London to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to San Francisco is GBP754.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to San Francisco is GBP688.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from London to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:30 14:05
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:25 14:10
Virgin Atlantic 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 11:50 15:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from London to San Francisco (LON to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to San Francisco is GBP1,095.

The average price for round trip flights from London to San Francisco is GBP754.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP530
Birmingham to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP560
Bristol to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight GBP602
Leeds Bradford to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP501
Norwich to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP1,180
Cardiff to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP652
Rotterdam to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP744
Humberside to San Francisco American, Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP677
Liverpool to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, SAS, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP558
Nottingham to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP653
Southampton to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP644
Exeter to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP730
London to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight GBP680
Jersey to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Lille to San Francisco Aegean, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United Check Dates
Guernsey to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, KLM, Brussels, United Check Dates
London to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes GBP441
London to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes GBP382
London to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight GBP620
London to Vancouver Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet GBP297
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet, City Jet GBP259
London to Seattle American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes GBP529
London to Sacramento American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP666
Manchester to Oakland American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP650
London to Las Vegas American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes GBP467
Birmingham to Oakland American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United GBP810
London to San Diego American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes GBP662
Rotterdam to Oakland American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic GBP1,265
London to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes GBP376
London to Calgary Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet GBP284

Airlines Flying from London to San Francisco (LON to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from London to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from London to San Francisco.

London to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
AeroMexico MEX X X X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Aer Lingus DUB X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Swiss GVA / ZRH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS OSL / CPH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic - X X X X X X X
WestJet YYC X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in London and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

London to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from London to San Francisco?
Answer: The average London to San Francisco flight time is 11 hours and 2 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between London and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from London to San Francisco is 8613 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from London to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 41 direct flights from London to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between London and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to San Francisco?
Answer: Istanbul, TR
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