Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA, United States - LAX to SFO Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:19 AM
Popular flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Last modified: Jul 25, 2016 1:19 AM
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.
When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco (LAX to SFO)?
Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco should be booked.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||One Stop|
|< 7 days||$248||$262|
Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to San Francisco
The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|July||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||7/31/16||8/13/16||0||$248|
|August||Los Angeles||San Francisco||United||8/24/16||8/24/16||0||$113|
|September||Los Angeles||San Francisco||Alaska||9/7/16||9/10/16||0||$112|
|October||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||10/1/16||10/4/16||0||$117|
|November||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||11/1/16||11/5/16||0||$117|
|December||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||12/8/16||12/12/16||0||$117|
|January||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||1/11/17||1/18/17||0||$117|
|February||Los Angeles||San Francisco||American||2/1/17||2/8/17||0||$117|
Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco.
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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco (LAX to SFO)
Your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco is $141.
The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco is $115.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
|Carrier||Mon||Tue||Wed||Thu||Fri||Sat||Sun||Earliest Flight||Latest Flight|
Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco (LAX 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco is $72.
The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco is $115.
Los Angeles to San Francisco Flight Questions
Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:
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Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX
|Los Angeles to Oakland||Boutique, Alaska, Spirit, United||$81|
|Los Angeles to San Jose||American, Alaska, United||$117|
|Los Angeles to Las Vegas||American, Spirit, United, Virgin America||$77|
|Los Angeles to Sacramento||American, Alaska, JetBlue, United||$117|
|Los Angeles to Santa Rosa||Alaska||$197|
|Los Angeles to New York||American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America||$246|
|Los Angeles to Chicago||American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America||$81|
Cheap Domestic Flights to San Francisco - SFO
|San Diego to San Francisco||American, Alaska, United, Virgin America||$117|
|Santa Ana to San Francisco||American, Alaska, JetBlue, United||$117|
|Long Beach to San Francisco||JetBlue, United||$113|
|Palm Springs to San Francisco||American, Alaska, United, Virgin America||$157|
|Burbank to San Francisco||United||$111|
|Ontario to San Francisco||United||$117|
|Santa Barbara to San Francisco||United||$288|
|Bakersfield to San Francisco||United||$397|
|San Luis Obispo to San Francisco||United||$157|
|Palomar to San Francisco||Check Dates|
|Santa Maria to San Francisco||United||$373|
|San Diego to Oakland||American, Alaska, Spirit, United||$117|
|Long Beach to Oakland||JetBlue, United||$77|
|Santa Ana to Oakland||United||$281|
|Burbank to Oakland||United||$672|
|Ontario to Oakland||United||$450|
|Palm Springs to Oakland||American, United||$323|
|Santa Barbara to Oakland||United||$360|
|San Luis Obispo to Oakland||Check Dates|
|Palomar to Oakland||Check Dates|
|San Diego to San Jose||American, Alaska, United||$117|