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The best prices from San Francisco to Los Angeles are usually found in January or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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$118 - $153
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Most popular in March High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $135 Price for this month
Cheapest price $118 From San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles in July 2019

The best prices found for SFO to LAX flights for July
26 Jul - 2 Aug
$138pp
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29 Jul - 6 Aug
$138pp
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28 Jul - 8 Aug
$138pp
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San Francisco to Los Angeles 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco found for this year
22 Oct - 26 Oct
$107pp
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18 Aug - 20 Aug
$107pp
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25 Aug - 3 Sep
$107pp
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Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco

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24 Sep - 28 Sep
$107pp
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3 Aug - 18 Aug
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6 Aug - 14 Aug
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Last minute flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco, departing today and this week
20 Jul - 14 Aug
$178pp
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19 Jul - 3 Aug
$178pp
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18 Jul - 3 Aug
$198pp
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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Flight duration
1h 32m

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Average temperature for July in Los Angeles
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Los Angeles
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Located along the Pacific coast, Los Angeles offers delightful ocean breezes mixed in with a hip urban vibe, outstanding shopping, and - of course - Hollywood glamour and fame. Whether you visit to catch some sun or a glimpse of your favorite actor, the city offers an amazing vacation for every traveler. Best of all, it's just a short flight from San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

The average flight time from San Francisco to Los Angeles is a short one and a half hours, and most flights offer direct service without a layover due to San Francisco being just up the coast.

Which airlines operate flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

Many of the major U.S. carriers offer service from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Daily service is available on Spirit, United, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America just to name a few.

How frequent are flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles?

Flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles are fairly frequent, with early flights taking off at 6 a.m. PST or earlier and later flights available up until midnight or later. High business travel volume between the two Californian cities ensures you'll almost always find a flight to fit your scheduling needs.

Which airports serve San Francisco to Los Angeles?

Passengers are served by five airports in the Los Angeles area, with Los Angeles International Airport - widely known as LAX - seeing the most traffic. Other airports in the area include Hollywood Burbank Airport (formerly, Bob Hope Airport), Long Beach Airport, John Wayne Airport and Ontario Airport.

San Francisco is served by four airports, and the two major hubs are San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport, located just across the bay. Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport and Mineta San Jose International Airport round out the offerings for the area when it comes to booking flights.

Which direct flight route between San Francisco and Los Angeles is cheapest?

The cheapest direct flight between San Francisco and Los Angeles is a nonstop fare from Oakland International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport, although San Francisco International Airport runs a close second in terms of cost. Research your travel time and cost to get to the airport before making your final departure airport decision.

San Francisco and Los Angeles are prime examples of the diverse cultures and experiences that make up the state of California. Visitors flock to see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and continue on to relaxed tours through the Napa Valley countryside with stops at wineries along the way. Los Angeles offers the bright lights of a big city and all of the fun that Hollywood has to offer. Nature lovers enjoy visits to Griffith Park and its winding trails, while those in search of the sand can visit any of a number of beaches that line the coast from Malibu on down through Santa Monica and Huntington Beach.

Ready to book a weekend getaway or week-long break to Los Angeles? Use our easy search engine to find flights and fares that fit your budget and your plans.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average 502 flights depart from San Francisco to Los Angeles per day.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 28% of flight departures

How long does the flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 2 hours for nonstop. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 210 miles.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Los Angeles flights.
Flight FAQs
From San Francisco to Los Angeles
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 53.4 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from San Francisco offer a total of 6,490 seats to Los Angeles per day
What is the cheapest airline for this route?
The cheapest airline for this route is United Air Lines Inc. on average. United Air Lines Inc. operates 373 flight per week
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