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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.

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Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

  • 55 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Los Angeles today.
  • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 32m.
  • American Airlines flight 6039 (5:40 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
  • Delta Air Lines flight 4919 (3:50 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 (United Airlines flight 5197, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 1h 18m.
  • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles (Alaska Airlines flight 6348, Embraer 175) takes 1h 46m.
  • Flights from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB) are available for this route.

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