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Cheap Flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles

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Los Angeles to San Francisco route information

Origin Airport Los Angeles Intl.
Destination Airport San Francisco Intl.
Airlines Serving American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, United
Flight Price AU$145
Distance 540 km

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Cheap LAX to SFO Flights

  • Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
    Answer : When you’re flying from LAX to SFO, the day with the most flight times is Wednesday, with 126 different options. Friday currently offers the least amount of flight times with only 116 options.
  • Question : How long do most people stay in San Francisco on average?
    Answer : Of course, you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly four days.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : You sure can switch your departure or arrival date and you may save yourself some money by doing it. The cheapest day to fly in July is Thursday. You may be thinking you're missing out leaving a day early, but we think that you are just adding saving for your next holiday.
  • Question : What is the cheapest date to fly to San Francisco?
    Answer : Jul 20th has bookings (as of Jul 15th) as cheap as $129. That comes in 23% below the average price. Saving on booking fees means you'll have more money to spend on your trip.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
    Answer : Booking with TACA means you will arrive to San Francisco pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this airline has a 100% average for getting there on time.
  • Question : What is the cheapest airline flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
    Answer : United Airlines is your best bet for finding that in demand low fare. They offer fares as low as $129, while prices for similar flights are as high as $807.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco is on Thursday. If you want to save a little money on your next holiday look for flights on that day.

LAX to SFO Flights

Los Angeles and San Francisco Airports

Los Angeles to San Francisco flights let you travel from one huge and modern airport to another. With plenty of shopping and dining options at either end of your trip, you will easily pass waiting times and arrive relaxed. But first you have to get to the terminal.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is the world’s busiest airport for non-connecting passengers and one of the few airports with four parallel runways. It boasts nine passenger terminals connected by shuttle buses. If you drive to the airport, there are nearly 8,000 stalls available in the eight carparks. For a cheaper, but farther away option, park in the Economy Lot on Sepulveda Boulevard and hop on one of the free shuttles to the terminals. If you are travelling to the airport via public transport, you can choose between the FlyAway Bus from downtown LA and other parts of the city, numerous bus connections, or the Metro Rail Green Line to Aviation/LAX station and a connecting shuttle bus.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) is the largest airport in the San Francisco Bay Area and flights from LAX to SFO land about 24 km from city centre. The AirTrain connects SFO’s four terminals. In addition to the rail connection from the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, there are five bus lines connecting the airport to downtown San Francisco. If you want your own set of wheels, book your rental car in San Francisco here on to save money and time at the airport.

Route Information

Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco span a distance of 559 km and take one hour. Many airlines fly this route several times a day, so there are plenty of flights to choose from.

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Oct 9, 2018

Unable to process tickets via self check-in, but friendly desk staff assisted.

Dec 9, 2017

Everything is good except no complimentary snacks

Jan 7, 2017

Service and equipment and staff so much better than on a recent flight with American Airlines.

Dec 26, 2016

Dont like paying for bags. Should be included

Dec 18, 2016

Happy that the check in staff tried to put us on an earlier flight automatically as we were really early due to our earlier flight coming in early. This was great for us.

Nov 22, 2016

United staff were great in helping me us re book seats after missing my flight, but Expedia was unhelpful & wanted to charge me $990 fir 3 new tickets, United put us on the next available flight. Not too happy after a 4 hr delay out of Melbourne.

Oct 17, 2016

All perfect