Selected fares from San Francisco to Los Angeles

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.

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The Concourse Hotel at LAX - A Hyatt Affiliated Hotel
The Concourse Hotel at LAX - A Hyatt Affiliated Hotel
6225 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles
3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (351 reviews)

Located on the airport area's main boulevard, this hotel is 1 block from Los Angeles International Airport via complimentary 24-hour shuttle service, and within ...

$149

$149
La Quinta Inn & Suites LAX
La Quinta Inn & Suites LAX
5249 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (339 reviews)

Situated less than a mile from LAX airport, with Manhattan Beach, Venice Beach, and Downtown Los Angeles all nearby, this airport hotel offers easy access to ...

$115

$115
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (354 reviews)

The Sheraton Gateway Hotel is just outside Los Angeles International Airport; downtown is 15 miles away, ocean beaches are 5 miles away, and Beverly Hills is ...

$159

$159
Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles
3.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (433 reviews)

This hotel is a quarter-mile from Los Angeles International Airport and 13 miles from downtown Los Angeles businesses; ocean beaches are 4-6 miles away.

$120

$120
The Garland
The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (133 reviews)

Located near Universal Studios Theme Park, Universal CityWalk, and CBS Studio Center, this Art Deco hotel in North Hollywood is also close to the Hollywood ...

$215

$215
The Queen Mary
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (355 reviews)

The Queen Mary, once an ocean liner and now a hotel permanently docked in Long Beach Harbor, features a calendar of events that includes car shows, music festivals, ...

$129

$129
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (99 reviews)

Set in the Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex, Loews Hollywood Hotel is next to TCL Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, and the Dolby Theater, venue for ...

$289

$289
Fairfield Inn & Suites Los Angeles LAX/El Segundo
Fairfield Inn & Suites Los Angeles LAX/El Segundo
525 North Sepulveda Boulevard, El Segundo
2.5 out of 5.0

This hotel offers complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to and from Los Angeles International Airport, 1 mile north.

$179

$179
Terranea - L.A.'s Oceanfront Resort
Terranea - L.A.'s Oceanfront Resort
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (64 reviews)

Located on California's secluded Palos Verdes peninsula, this Mediterranean-style resort, next to the Pacific Ocean and whale watching, is just 20-miles south ...

$395

$395
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
5711 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (462 reviews)

This sleek high-rise is a quarter-mile from LAX, six miles from Manhattan Beach, 10 miles from Santa Monica, and 14 miles from Beverly Hills and downtown Los ...

$139

$139

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