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Cheap Flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at AU$86 for one-way flights and AU$177 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

San Francisco to Los Angeles route information

Origin Airport San Francisco Intl.
Destination Airport Los Angeles Intl.
Airlines Serving American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, United
Flight Price AU$177
Distance 540 km



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Cheap SFO to LAX Flights

  • How many flights are there per day from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    Of course, the day of the week matters, but on average, 50 different flight times exist when you fly from SFO to LAX. That is higher than the national average of five.
  • How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by United Airlines), you will be able to leave SFO at 5:15 AM PST and get to LAX at 6:35 AM PST (one hour and 20 minutes).
  • From San Francisco to Los Angeles, which day of the week is going to have the most flight times?

    Thursday has the greatest variety of flight times for San Francisco to Los Angeles with 59. Saturday currently offers the least amount of flight times with only 38 options.
  • Can I change the date of my flight?

    Yes, you can adjust your departure or arrival date. If you wish to save some funds in doing so, the lowest-cost day to fly in February is Tuesday. You might think you're missing out taking off a day early, but we think of it as you just adding those savings towards your next getaway. A dollar saved is a holiday earned.
  • What is the cheapest airline flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    Alaska Airlines is offering the best deal at $104. Better take a look quickly because prices range all the way up to $456 over the next three months.
  • Which airline has the least delays from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    SFO to LAX currently has 2 stars out of 5, earning it one of the lower scores in the world. The best measurement of overall promptness combines both on-time percentage and total delay minutes.
  • How long do most people stay on their visit to Los Angeles?

    Of course, you are not most people, but if you were, you'd stay about five days.

SFO to LAX Flights

San Francisco and Los Angeles Airports

Go from second to first when you fly from SFO to LAX (in terms of busiest California airports, that is). San Francisco International Airport lies 21 km south of downtown. It’s easily accessible by BART trains, which will drop you at the terminal in parking garage G. By car, U.S. Route 101 leads directly to the airport, where short- and long-term parking are available. Passengers can also park at select BART stations with a pre-purchased permit. If you get to the airport early, choose from many local or chain restaurants to grab a bite. Or, check out the ever-changing cultural exhibits at the SFO Museum.

Once your San Francisco to Los Angeles flight lands, let LAX welcome you with its iconic mid-century Theme Building. If you didn’t get enough culture at SFO, head to the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum. When you’re ready to head into town, it’s a 32 km journey to city centre. Have your ride wait for you in Economy Lot C off 96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard, or take a FlyAway shuttle bus to several main neighbourhoods. It’s definitely a driver’s city, so rental cars in Los Angeles are well worth it and easy to book.

Route Information

Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles take 1 1/2 hours and cover 543 km. Both airports are hubs for many major airlines, so it’s easy to find good a discount on a flight to Los Angeles.

Take a Second for First-rate Deals has excellent San Francisco flight deals, so book your trip to LA today. Bundle airfare with hotels for the cheapest prices, and get your southern California adventure started now. Before you know it, you’ll be hiking to the Hollywood sign or exploring Griffith Observatory. Don’t forget to pack your sunscreen, too!