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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to London, GB, United Kingdom - SFO to LON Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:43 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to London Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:43 PM

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
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $1,103
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $1,428
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $2,012
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $998
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $1,156
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $1,242
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $1,242
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $1,242
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $995
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $1,004
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $990
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $1,004
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $1,004
Condor Flugdienst
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $6,768
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $3,779
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 18, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 $995
FlexFlight
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 19, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $959
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $993
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $1,821
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $1,021
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $1,973
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $1,004
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $1,004
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 21, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $985
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $1,622
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $987
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $987
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $987
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 $998
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $998

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to London, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,023.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to London 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 San Francisco to London

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $2,497 $2,039
7-14 days $1,203 $1,181
14-21 days $1,347 $1,104
21-30 days $1,239 $1,239
30-60 days $1,139 $1,111
60-90 days $1,139 $985
90+ days $996 $876

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to London

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,059 $997 $1,001 $1,002 $1,005 $1,111 $985

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to London

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco London United 5/31/16 6/14/16 1 $1,181
June San Francisco London FlexFlight 6/10/16 6/12/16 1 $1,104
July San Francisco London Virgin Atlantic 7/13/16 7/20/16 1 $1,111
August San Francisco London SAS 8/21/16 9/8/16 1 $985
September San Francisco London Alaska 9/29/16 10/10/16 2 $868
October San Francisco London FlexFlight 10/18/16 10/27/16 1 $915
November San Francisco London FlexFlight 11/18/16 12/4/16 1 $876
December San Francisco London Finnair 12/26/16 1/5/17 1 $975

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

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 San Francisco to London.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$2,597
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$2,597 $1,713
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,713 $1,813
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,813 $1,352
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,352 $1,343
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,343

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

Your San Francisco to London 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 San Francisco to London is $1,548.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to London is $1,147.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to London
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 16:30 19:15
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 12:50 19:35
Virgin Atlantic 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 17:40 21:10

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

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 San Francisco to London. 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 San Francisco to London is $1,638.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to London is $1,548.

San Francisco to London Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to London?
Answer: The average San Francisco to London flight time is 10 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and London?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to London is 5352 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to London?
Answer: There are 41 direct flights from San Francisco to London.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to London?
Answer: United Airlines provides 34% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and London.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to London?
Answer: Istanbul, TR

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to London (SFO to LON) Number of flights searched: 638Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:43 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to London 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 San Francisco to London.

San Francisco to London
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Air Canada YUL X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
AeroMexico MEX X X X X X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
Delta SEA 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 ZRH / GVA X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH / OSL 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 San Francisco and London, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $330
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $167

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $810
San Francisco to Amsterdam 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, Virgin America, FlexFlight $747
San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $997
San Francisco to Manchester American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $1,107
San Francisco to Brussels American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $956
San Francisco to Birmingham American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,179
San Francisco to Dublin American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $664
San Francisco to Southampton American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,217
San Francisco to Barcelona Aegean, 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, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $922
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $968
San Francisco to Zurich American, Alaska, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United, Virgin America, Edelweiss $904
San Francisco to Bristol American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,103

Cheap International Flights to London - LON

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet $990
San Jose to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $994
Sacramento to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,065
Fresno to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,366
Reno to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,224
San Luis Obispo to London American, Air Berlin, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa, Czech, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,785
Monterey to London American, Air Berlin, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,411
Chico to LondonCheck Dates
Redding to London American, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, United, Virgin Atlantic $6,266
Modesto to LondonCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to London American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United Check Dates
Sacramento to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,057
San Jose to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $1,102
Oakland to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Aigle Azur $1,092
Sacramento to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,129
Oakland to Amsterdam American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,029
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to London, GB, United Kingdom, from $959 Round trip from SFO to LON