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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 Wed, Jan 28 - Wed, Feb 4 $899
LON SFO Sat, Mar 21 - Wed, Apr 1 $968
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,028
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,032
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,047
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $1,048
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,051
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,055
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,055
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $1,058
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $1,058
LON SFO Sun, Apr 12 - Mon, May 4 $1,060
LON SFO Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,062
LON SFO Thu, Mar 26 - Thu, Apr 9 $1,074
LON SFO Tue, Mar 24 - Sat, Apr 11 $1,211
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $1,233
LON SFO Tue, Mar 24 - Sat, Apr 11 $1,251
LON SFO Thu, Mar 26 - Thu, Apr 9 $1,272
LON SFO Tue, Mar 24 - Sat, Apr 11 $1,282
LON SFO Fri, Apr 24 - Mon, May 4 $1,416
LON SFO Sat, Feb 14 - Sat, Feb 21 $1,649
LON SFO Sun, Nov 9 - Sat, Nov 22 $1,920
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $2,694
LON SFO Sun, Dec 21 - Mon, Jan 5 $3,418
LON SFO Tue, Nov 18 - Tue, Nov 25 $6,817

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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Cheap flights from London to San Francisco

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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Hotel only $143

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Aloft San Francisco Airport

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San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

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Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South

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Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

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Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport-Alameda

3 stars
4.6 / 5 11 reviews

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Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

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Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport - Burlingame

2 stars
3.6 / 5 202 reviews

1640 Bayshore Highway Map

Free hot breakfast, airport shuttle & parking

...This Bay front Hotel is located just 1.5 mile from SFO and 1 mile from CalTrain and BART.... We offer FREE parking (while guest is at the hotel), airport shuttle to SFO International Airport... More

November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 15 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Aer Lingus $994
Earn $9.94
Return Mon, Nov 24 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Aer Lingus

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 18 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin Atlantic $1,007
Earn $10.07
Return Tue, Nov 25 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Virgin Atlantic
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 25 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $1,052
Earn $10.52
Return Wed, Jan 14 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) American Airlines
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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from London to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 28 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines $899
Earn $8.99
Return Wed, Feb 4 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) United Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 28 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines $899
Earn $8.99
Return Wed, Feb 4 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) United Airlines
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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

    • 15 direct flights are operating from London to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 1m.
    • Lufthansa flight 9378 (5:35 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from London to San Francisco.
    • American Airlines flight 6190 (9:15 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 55m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to San Francisco (Lufthansa flight 9378, Boeing 777) takes 11h 10m.
    • 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.