Flights from San Francisco to London

Selected fares from San Francisco to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO LON Sat, Oct 24 - Sun, Oct 25 $1,069
SFO LON Wed, Sep 23 - Wed, Sep 30 $1,083
SFO LON Fri, Oct 23 - Sat, Oct 31 $1,093
SFO LON Tue, Sep 15 - Fri, Sep 25 $1,106
SFO LON Tue, Oct 20 - Fri, Oct 23 $1,123
SFO LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sun, Nov 15 $1,125
SFO LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sun, Nov 15 $1,125
SFO LON Wed, Oct 7 - Wed, Oct 14 $1,996
SFO LON Wed, Oct 7 - Mon, Oct 12 $6,660
SFO LON Wed, Oct 7 - Sat, Oct 17 $19,184
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San Francisco and London airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to LON

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air New Zealand, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in London , GB

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    London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    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

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    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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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 28 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Lufthansa $1,308
Earn $13.08
Return Sun, Aug 30 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 18 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,106
Earn $11.06
Return Wed, Sep 23 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 31 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Air Canada $1,190
Earn $11.90
Return Mon, Sep 7 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 17 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,156
Earn $11.56
Return Sun, Sep 20 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 23 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) US Airways $1,083
Earn $10.83
Return Wed, Sep 30 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 23 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) US Airways $1,083
Earn $10.83
Return Wed, Sep 30 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 24 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Lufthansa $1,069
Earn $10.69
Return Sun, Oct 25 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 24 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Lufthansa $1,069
Earn $10.69
Return Sun, Oct 25 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 13 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) US Airways $1,094
Earn $10.94
Return Tue, Oct 20 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways
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Travel from San Francisco to London

Making travel plans from San Francisco to London is easy with the help of Orbitz.com. The site lets you find budget flights and inexpensive hotel rooms with a single search. From there, all that's needed is to make your reservations through the site and then to make it to the plane on time. London is a city that attracts visitors from around the world, and with nonstop flights available for the trip, you can be there enjoying the city in just a little over 10 hours after your plane takes off.

Leaving San Francisco

San Francisco and the surrounding area are serviced by the San Francisco International Airport, which is located about 13 miles to the south of the city's downtown center. Flights from San Francisco International Airport to London are available with multiple airlines, including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

You can travel from downtown to the San Francisco airport via the Bay Area Transit rapid rail service, SamTrans buses or by taxi. The trip by train costs about $8.25 from the city center while the bus fare is only $4.00. A taxi from the downtown area to the airport will cost about $36. Passengers choosing to drive to the airport can park at the long-term lot for $18 a day.

Before leaving San Francisco International Airport, airport patrons can enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants located in the airport's four terminals. There's a large variety of cuisines available, spanning the range from Mexican at Andale Mexican Restaurant to Japanese at Ebisu.

Destination London

When you fly into London's Heathrow Airport, you'll be flying into the heart of the United Kingdom. London is the political capital of the UK and also serves as a center for culture and the arts. This attracts tourists in the millions who visit London yearly to take advantage of all that the city has to offer.

Experiencing London

The majority of international flights into London arrive at London Heathrow Airport. The airport is located about 14 miles from the city's center, but the connection by road and rail to London makes transportation to the center after landing an easy process. The Heathrow Express is an express train that will take you from the airport into town in only 15 minutes for about $28. A less costly trip is available via the Tube, costing $7.50 and taking nearly an hour. Taxi service is also available from the airport for a price of about $70, taking about 30 to 60 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

The peak travel time for visiting London is in the months of May, June and September, when London experiences the best weather of the year. High temperatures average in the mid-60s degree Fahrenheit in May, low 70s in June and the high 60s in September. Light jackets are recommended when visiting during these months, along with an umbrella to handle London's frequent rainfall.

There are countless attractions in London for visitors to enjoy. You can tour Buckingham Palace and watch the changing of the guard or take a long boat down Regent's Canal. If you enjoy art, visit the Tate Galleries or watch a live performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theater. Alternatively, you can just enjoy a bit of shopping in the Portobello Market.

A Trip to Remember

The trip itself to London should be a smooth one. The airport at San Francisco has everything a traveler could need, from ample parking to plenty of restaurants. London's Heathrow is only 15 minutes by express train from the center of the city. After your flight from San Francisco to London lands, you'll quickly be able to begin enjoying your visit. Finding the available attractions should be easy as well, with Orbitz.com listing several things to do in London to get you started on your trip.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to London

    • 16 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 10h 20m.
    • Lufthansa flight 9375 (12:55 PM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to London.
    • Virgin Atlantic flight 042 (9:25 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-600) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to London.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to London (American Airlines flight 6189, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 10h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to London (Virgin Atlantic flight 042, Airbus Industrie A340-600) takes 10h 40m.
    • Flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to London on Thu, Jul 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/British Airways KL606/BA429 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 10:40 AM 747/767 12hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL9381/DL9642 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 10:45 AM 747/737 12hr 55min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9381/KL1009 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 10:45 AM 747/737 12hr 55min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL606/KL1009 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 10:45 AM 747/737 12hr 55min
American Airlines AA6187 SFO 4:40 PM LHR 11:00 AM 744 10hr 20min
Iberia IB4668 SFO 4:40 PM LHR 11:00 AM 744 10hr 20min
Air France/Air France AF8403/AF3196 SFO 1:50 PM LCY 12:00 PM 744/AR8 14hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/Air France DL9381/AF3196 SFO 1:50 PM LCY 12:00 PM 747/AR8 14hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9381/KL2396 SFO 1:50 PM LCY 12:00 PM 747/ARJ 14hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/British Airways DL9381/BA431 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 12:00 PM 747/321 14hr 10min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Air France KL606/AF3196 SFO 1:50 PM LCY 12:00 PM 747/AR8 14hr 10min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL606/KL2396 SFO 1:50 PM LCY 12:00 PM 747/ARJ 14hr 10min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/British Airways KL606/BA431 SFO 1:50 PM LHR 12:00 PM 747/321 14hr 10min