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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 Sat, Dec 13 - Tue, Dec 16 $97
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 7 - Wed, Jan 14 $97
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 7 - Wed, Jan 14 $108
SFO LAX Mon, Jan 12 - Thu, Jan 15 $135
SFO LAX Tue, Mar 3 - Wed, Mar 4 $137
SFO LAX Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $146
SFO LAX Wed, Feb 18 - Sat, Feb 21 $150
SFO LAX Sun, Dec 28 - Tue, Dec 30 $213
SFO LAX Sun, Dec 28 - Tue, Dec 30 $213
SFO LAX Wed, Jan 14 - Tue, Jan 20 $318

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, China 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 China Airlines, 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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Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

3 stars
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2500 North Hollywood Way Map

Rate includes breakfast

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Long Beach Marriott

3 stars
3.7 / 5 23 reviews

4700 Airport Plaza Drive Map

Rate includes breakfast

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Courtyard Long Beach Airport

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3841 N. Lakewood Boulevard Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

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Quality Inn Burbank Airport

2 stars
2.6 / 5 39 reviews

2255 N. Buena Vista St. Map

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The Concourse Hotel at LAX

4 stars
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Ramada Burbank Airport

2 stars
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2900 N San Fernando/I-5 Map

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December

Cheapest weekend flights 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) Delta Air Lines $116
Earn $1.16
Return Mon, Dec 15 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Dec 9 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $97
Earn $0.97
Return Sat, Dec 13 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) Delta Air Lines $117
Earn $1.17
Return Sat, Dec 20 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 22 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $117
Earn $1.17
Return Sat, Jan 24 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 7 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $97
Earn $0.97
Return Sat, Jan 10 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 7 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $97
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Return Wed, Jan 14 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 7 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $117
Earn $1.17
Return Mon, Feb 9 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 21 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $97
Earn $0.97
Return Tue, Feb 24 Los Angeles (LAX) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin America

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 San Francisco (SFO) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $137
Earn $1.37
Return Tue, Feb 10 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

    • 47 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 25m.
    • United Airlines flight 261 (12:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 6451 (3:00 PM GMT, Embraer 175) 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 928, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 1h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 479, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 35m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.