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London to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from London to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON SFO Sun, Mar 22 - Mon, Mar 30 $882
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $891
LON SFO Sun, Mar 22 - Mon, Mar 30 $903
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $912
LON SFO Sun, Mar 22 - Mon, Mar 30 $953
LON SFO Sun, Mar 22 - Mon, Mar 30 $1,014
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $1,102
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $3,946
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $6,740
LON SFO Fri, Jan 9 - Tue, Jan 13 $7,113

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 1 Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air New Zealand, 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
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LON to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air New Zealand, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin Atlantic $891
Earn $8.91
Return Tue, Jan 13 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $922
Earn $9.22
Return Sat, Feb 7 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Delta Air Lines
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 18 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Iberia $845
Earn $8.45
Return Thu, Jul 16 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Iberia
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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.

Interesting facts about flights from London to San Francisco

    • 13 direct flights are operating from London to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 10h 56m.
    • American Airlines flight 6188 (4:50 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from London to San Francisco.
    • American Airlines flight 6190 (9:00 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from London to San Francisco.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to San Francisco (American Airlines flight 6190, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 10h 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to San Francisco (Virgin Atlantic flight 019, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 5m.
    • Flights from Gatwick Airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from London to San Francisco on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6206/AA426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA6206/US426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Finnair/American Airlines AY5447/AA426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Finnair/US Airways AY5447/US426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
British Airways/American Airlines BA2037/AA426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
British Airways/US Airways BA2037/US426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Iberia/American Airlines IB4679/AA426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Iberia/US Airways IB4679/US426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Transaero/American Airlines UN7015/AA426 LGW 1:00 PM SFO 1:00 AM 744/321 20hr 0min
Transaero/US Airways UN7015/US426 LGW 1:00 PM SFO 1:00 AM 744/321 20hr 0min
US Airways/American Airlines US7096/AA426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
US Airways/US Airways US7096/US426 LGW 11:45 AM SFO 1:00 AM 777/321 21hr 15min
Virgin Atlantic/American Airlines VS15/AA426 LGW 1:00 PM SFO 1:00 AM 744/321 20hr 0min