Flights from London to San Francisco

Selected fares from London to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON SFO Mon, Aug 10 - Tue, Sep 1 $796
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $799
LON SFO Wed, Sep 9 - Sun, Sep 13 $800
LON SFO Mon, Aug 10 - Tue, Sep 1 $810
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $815
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $823
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $824
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $826
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $826
LON SFO Wed, Sep 9 - Sun, Sep 13 $992
LON SFO Tue, May 19 - Tue, Jun 2 $1,017
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,053
LON SFO Sat, Oct 24 - Sat, Nov 14 $1,057
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,081
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,081
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,084
LON SFO Fri, Nov 27 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,085
LON SFO Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $1,493
LON SFO Sat, Oct 31 - Sat, Nov 7 $2,094
LON SFO Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $2,177
LON SFO Sun, May 17 - Sun, May 24 $2,418
LON SFO Sat, Oct 31 - Sat, Nov 7 $2,488
LON SFO Sun, Aug 16 - Fri, Sep 4 $2,570
LON SFO Sat, May 23 - Sat, May 30 $3,745
LON SFO Mon, May 11 - Sat, May 23 $5,083
LON SFO Sun, May 17 - Wed, May 20 $6,120
LON SFO Fri, Sep 18 - Mon, Sep 21 $6,612
LON SFO Mon, Jul 27 - Sun, Aug 9 $6,761

London and San Francisco airports and terminals

Airports in London , GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, US Airways
  • 2

    Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted Airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend Airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in San Francisco CA, US

map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LON to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) British Airways $800
Earn $8.00
Return Tue, Jun 16 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) British Airways

Best one-week trip in June from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) British Airways $800
Earn $8.00
Return Tue, Jun 16 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) British Airways
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Turkish Airlines $1,163
Earn $11.63
Return Mon, Jul 20 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 7 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $836
Earn $8.36
Return Sat, Jul 18 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 2 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin Atlantic $1,543
Earn $15.43
Return Thu, Jul 9 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 10 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) British Airways $796
Earn $7.96
Return Tue, Sep 1 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) British Airways
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Travel from London to San Francisco

Making flight and hotel reservations for a trip from London to San Francisco is easy when using Orbitz.com. With Orbitz.com, all you need to do is type in the source and destination names to get a list of flights and rooms from which to choose. After making your reservations online, you can begin planning out the itinerary for your trip to San Francisco using the site to research available attractions, from great restaurants to places to tour.

Leaving London

Flights from London to San Francisco usually depart from London Heathrow Airport, located about 15 miles from the center of the city. You can travel to the airport using one of three methods. The London Underground will have you at the airport in a little under an hour for $7.50. Taking a taxi is slightly faster, getting you to the airport in as little as 30 minutes for $70. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way to make the trip, taking only 15 minutes from the city center for a cost of $28. For those who would prefer to drive to the airport, parking is available in the long-term lot for about $28 a day.

Airlines offering flights between London and San Francisco include US Airways, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada and American Airlines, among others.

Before boarding your flight, you can have a meal at the airport. Available restaurants include full-menu locations such as Café Rogue, which offers French dishes, or Huxleys featuring British offerings. There are also quick snack food locations available, such as Krispy Kreme for donuts or Starbucks for coffee and sandwiches.

San Francisco

San Francisco is a Northern California city that attracts millions of visitors each year for business and vacation. The city has a number of attractions available, from sightseeing favorites like the Golden Gate Bridge to annual art and music festivals.

A Bit about San Francisco

Your flight from London will land in San Francisco at the San Francisco International Airport. The airport is located about 13 miles from the city's business center, but it is easily accessible by roads from the city. Transportation into the city from the airport is available by train, bus or taxi. Train service is provided by Bay Area Rapid Transit and costs $8.25 for the trip. Buses available through SamTrans cost $4 to make the trip into the city center. To take a taxi to the downtown area will cost you $36.

The peak period for tourists visiting the city is during the months of June through August. Average highs during this period are close to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, with lows in the upper 40s. Temperatures can change quickly, so wear layers and bring a light jacket.

There's plenty for visitors to do in San Francisco. If you enjoy the arts, there are a variety of exhibited art styles at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. For those interested in sightseeing, you can bike across the Golden Gate Bridge, take a bus tour from Union Square or visit Alcatraz Island. During the summer, you can attend the Silent Film Festival or try the SF Chef Food Wine Festival.

Destination San Francisco

The flight from London to San Francisco is a long one, taking over half a day to complete. Once you arrive in San Francisco, you'll be able to enjoy a city filled with countless attractions. You can narrow down the choice of what to see by using Orbitz.com to research some of the top attractions available. With a list of things to see and do during your trip from London to San Francisco, you'll easily be able to enjoy the city.

Flight schedule for flights from London to San Francisco on Tue, May 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL9472/DL9380 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 11:40 AM 737/747 13hr 10min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Delta Air Lines KL1000/DL9380 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 11:40 AM 737/747 13hr 10min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL1000/KL605 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 11:40 AM 737/747 13hr 10min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH921/LH454 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 12:50 PM 321/388 14hr 20min
Lufthansa/United Airlines LH921/UA8829 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 12:50 PM 321/388 14hr 20min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA9546/UA8829 LHR 6:30 AM SFO 12:50 PM 321/388 14hr 20min
Lufthansa LH9378 LHR 10:25 AM SFO 1:35 PM 777 11hr 10min
United Airlines UA900 LHR 10:25 AM SFO 1:35 PM 777 11hr 10min
American Airlines AA6188 LHR 11:30 AM SFO 2:35 PM 744 11hr 5min
Finnair AY5525 LHR 11:30 AM SFO 2:35 PM 744 11hr 5min
British Airways BA285 LHR 11:30 AM SFO 2:35 PM 744 11hr 5min
Iberia IB4669 LHR 11:30 AM SFO 2:35 PM 744 11hr 5min
US Airways US7140 LHR 11:30 AM SFO 2:35 PM 744 11hr 5min