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San Francisco to London Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO LON Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 20 $1,058
SFO LON Sun, May 4 - Thu, May 22 $1,058
SFO LON Wed, May 14 - Wed, May 28 $1,058
SFO LON Tue, May 6 - Mon, May 19 $1,059
SFO LON Wed, May 14 - Wed, May 28 $1,063
SFO LON Wed, May 14 - Wed, May 28 $1,072
SFO LON Wed, May 14 - Wed, May 28 $1,072
SFO LON Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $1,078
SFO LON Sun, Nov 16 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,088
SFO LON Sun, Nov 16 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,088
SFO LON Sun, May 4 - Sun, Jun 1 $1,099
SFO LON Sun, Nov 16 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,105
SFO LON Sun, Nov 16 - Thu, Nov 27 $1,126
SFO LON Thu, May 8 - Sun, May 18 $1,133
SFO LON Sat, Nov 15 - Sat, Nov 22 $1,146
SFO LON Thu, Nov 20 - Wed, Nov 26 $1,194
SFO LON Sun, May 11 - Mon, May 19 $1,198
SFO LON Thu, May 8 - Sun, May 18 $1,351
SFO LON Wed, Dec 10 - Mon, Jan 5 $1,422
SFO LON Thu, Nov 27 - Mon, Dec 15 $1,520
SFO LON Wed, May 14 - Tue, May 20 $1,987

San Francisco and London airports and terminals

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 SFO to LON

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air New Zealand, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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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 SFO to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 5 American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia
  • 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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Cheap flights from San Francisco to London

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 8 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Lufthansa $1,149
Earn $11.49
Return Mon, May 12 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 14 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) United Airlines $1,058
Earn $10.58
Return Thu, May 29 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 5 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) United Airlines $1,078
Earn $10.78
Return Mon, May 12 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 13 San Francisco (SFO) London (LGW) Aer Lingus $1,621
Earn $16.21
Return Sun, Jun 15 London (LGW) San Francisco (SFO) Aer Lingus

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 10 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,406
Earn $14.06
Return Tue, Jun 24 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 4 San Francisco (SFO) London (LGW) Aer Lingus $1,589
Earn $15.89
Return Wed, Jun 11 London (LGW) San Francisco (SFO) Aer Lingus
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 24 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) Lufthansa $1,838
Earn $18.38
Return Mon, Jul 28 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 3 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,532
Earn $15.32
Return Tue, Jul 22 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 29 San Francisco (SFO) London (LHR) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,532
Earn $15.32
Return Tue, Aug 5 London (LHR) San Francisco (SFO) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
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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

    • 15 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 10h 21m.
    • Lufthansa flight 9375 (7:40 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to London.
    • Lufthansa flight 9379 (2:35 PM GMT, Boeing 777) 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 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to London (Lufthansa flight 9375, Boeing 777) takes 10h 30m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between San Francisco and London

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Boeing 747-400 Passenger American Airlines, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to London on Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA24/AA100 SFO 7:05 AM LHR 6:20 AM 763/77W 15hr 15min
American Airlines/Finnair AA24/AY4012 SFO 7:05 AM LHR 6:20 AM 763/77W 15hr 15min
American Airlines/British Airways AA24/BA1511 SFO 7:05 AM LHR 6:20 AM 763/77W 15hr 15min
American Airlines/Iberia AA24/IB4218 SFO 7:05 AM LHR 6:20 AM 763/77W 15hr 15min
Alaska Airlines/American Airlines AS5287/AA100 SFO 6:45 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 15hr 35min
Alaska Airlines/Finnair AS5287/AY4012 SFO 6:45 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 15hr 35min
Alaska Airlines/British Airways AS5287/BA1511 SFO 6:45 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 15hr 35min
Alaska Airlines/Iberia AS5287/IB4218 SFO 6:45 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 15hr 35min
Alaska Airlines/American Airlines AS5252/AA100 SFO 8:00 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 14hr 20min
Alaska Airlines/Finnair AS5252/AY4012 SFO 8:00 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 14hr 20min
Alaska Airlines/British Airways AS5252/BA1511 SFO 8:00 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 14hr 20min
Alaska Airlines/Iberia AS5252/IB4218 SFO 8:00 AM LHR 6:20 AM 752/77W 14hr 20min
Finnair/Finnair AY5738/AY4012 SFO 7:05 AM LHR 6:20 AM 763/77W 15hr 15min