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San Francisco to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 14 - Fri, Jan 16 $145
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 14 - Fri, Jan 16 $145
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 14 - Fri, Jan 16 $145
SFO LAX Mon, Jan 12 - Wed, Jan 14 $145
SFO LAX Mon, Dec 8 - Fri, Dec 12 $149
SFO LAX Wed, Feb 4 - Sun, Feb 15 $150
SFO LAX Tue, Nov 4 - Wed, Nov 5 $155
SFO LAX Tue, Nov 4 - Tue, Nov 11 $283
SFO LAX Tue, Nov 11 - Thu, Nov 13 $640
SFO LAX Mon, Oct 27 - Thu, Oct 30 $1,050

San Francisco and Los Angeles 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 LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways
    Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America
    Terminal 3 US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 5 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 8 US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

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Featured Los Angeles Airport Hotels

Hotel only $138

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

3 stars
3.9 / 5 115 reviews

2500 North Hollywood Way Map

Rate includes breakfast

...The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is just the right mix of luxury and modernity.... Amenities include access to the Daily Grill Restaurant & Bar, full-service business center, a concierge... More

Hotel only $139

Long Beach Marriott

3 stars
3.7 / 5 23 reviews

4700 Airport Plaza Drive Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Guests will delight in the unmatched airport convenience of this hotel near Long Beach, offering complimentary airport shuttle and free self-parking.... Treat yourself to the resort-like... More

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Courtyard Long Beach Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 10 reviews

3841 N. Lakewood Boulevard Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

The BRAND NEW Courtyard Long Beach Airport at Douglas Park features the latest in state-of-the-art hotel design and amenities.... More

Hotel only $79

Quality Inn Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.6 / 5 38 reviews

2255 N. Buena Vista St. Map

The Quality Inn hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the Burbank Airport, NBC, Universal Studios, Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, and ABC Studios.... More

Hotel only $109

The Concourse Hotel at LAX

4 stars
3.4 / 5 272 reviews

6225 West Century Boulevard Map

...Long Beach Airport (18 mi/28 km) Attractions Santa Monica Beach and Third Street Promenade (8 mi/13 km).... Stay a block from LAX and relax at this first-rate business Hotel Less than one... More

Hotel only $82

Ramada Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.7 / 5 114 reviews

2900 N San Fernando/I-5 Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

The Ramada Burbank Airport is 1.5 miles to Burbank Airport, just off Interstate Highway 5 at the Buena Vista Exit.... More

October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 31 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $149
Earn $1.49
Return Sat, Nov 1 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $147
Earn $1.47
Return Tue, Jan 20 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Best one-week trip in October from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 22 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $149
Earn $1.49
Return Wed, Oct 29 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $145
Earn $1.45
Return Sun, Nov 23 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 29 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Delta Air Lines $145
Earn $1.45
Return Tue, Dec 2 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in November from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Nov 24 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $147
Earn $1.47
Return Mon, Dec 1 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 12 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $145
Earn $1.45
Return Sun, Dec 14 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 13 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $145
Earn $1.45
Return Sun, Jan 25 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Best one-week trip in December from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 13 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $197
Earn $1.97
Return Sat, Dec 20 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America
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From San Francisco to Los Angeles

Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles are a quick and convenient travel option for business and leisure travelers. Situated in Southern California, the city of Los Angeles boasts easy access to the Pacific Ocean, a range of entertainment choices, and world-famous shopping. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find budget flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

San Francisco, California

The primary airport serving the city of San Francisco is San Francisco International Airport. The airport is located about 13 miles from the downtown area. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, and Virgin America offer flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Three bus lines from the San Mateo Transit agency serve the airport. The cost for a 1-day pass on the SamTrans is $6 for adults. Express service is available to the airport on Route KX. Taxi services are also readily available throughout San Francisco. Long-term parking is available at San Francisco International at a rate of $18 per day. Several dining options are available at the airport for travelers prior to their departing flights, including bakeries, cafes, sit-down restaurants, sandwich shops, fast-food places, bistros, and coffee shops.

Los Angeles, California

Sometimes referred to as the City of Angeles, or simply L.A., the city of Los Angeles is located in Southern California and is comprised of several districts, including many well-known neighborhoods, such as West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Los Angeles offers a wealth of cultural attractions, professional sports, concerts, and performances.

Experiencing Los Angeles

The primary gateway airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX. The airport is located about 16 miles from the downtown area. Arriving travelers may wish to take the LAX FlyAway shuttle. The shuttle operates travels to Irvine Station, Van Nuys, Westwood and Union Station. A one-way fare is $7. There is also a free shuttle bus that operates from the airport to the Metro Green Line located at Aviation Station. Taxi service is also available and will cost about $45 to the downtown area, taking about 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

Los Angeles has a subtropical-mediterranean climate. Temperatures are typically warm throughout the year. In January, travelers can expect daytime temperatures to range from 59 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit. August is the warmest month of the year, with daytime temperatures ranging from 79 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The average daily temperature during the spring and fall is about 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Travelers should plan to bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses.

Visitors will discover a wide range of cultural attractions, beaches, parks, museums, and art galleries to enjoy in Los Angeles.

Enjoying It All in Los Angeles

Orbitz.com makes it easy for travelers to enjoy the many cultural attractions, world-famous shopping, first-class dining, and concerts in Los Angeles. The travel planner tool on Orbitz.com makes it easy to book flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, rental cars, hotel accommodations, and attraction discounts.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

    • 57 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 30m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 6421 (12:55 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 718 (5:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles (Virgin America flight 922, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles (Delta Air Lines flight 6449, Embraer 175) takes 1h 44m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between San Francisco and Los Angeles

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger US Airways
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 757-300 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, Virgin America, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet 900 Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 Virgin America, United Airlines, US Airways
Embraer 175 Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines