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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco (LAX - SFO)

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

$150
$130
$120
$109
Price
$109 - $139
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
Rainfall
0 - 5 inches
Most popular in March High demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price $115 Price for this month
Cheapest price $109 From Los Angeles to San Francisco

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco in December 2019

The best prices found for LAX to SFO flights for December
27 Dec - 7 Jan
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Dec - 7 Jan
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Dec - 1 Jan
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to San Francisco direct flight deals
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Jan - 22 Jan
$77pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 4 Jan
$165pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$221pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Flight duration
1h 33m
Average temperature for December in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San Francisco
4.7 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Francisco

Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Sunday
111 daily flights
Monday
130 daily flights
Tuesday
107 daily flights
Wednesday
173 daily flights
Thursday
120 daily flights
Friday
125 daily flights
Saturday
46 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to San Francisco

Skyrocketing rent and tech money inflows are spurring rapid change in San Francisco, driving out lots of seasoned residents and businesses. Plenty of the old classics hang on, such as the St. Francis Fountain and Brava Theater Center. Of course, the fog that envelops the Golden Gate Bridge is a mainstay and Bernal Heights Summit still offers the most magnificent view of the city. New San Francisco has lots to offer as well, with countless hip bars, boutiques and eateries now lining venerable Valencia Street and popping up all over town.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 647 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

When booking remember that flights Los Angeles to San Francisco are typically delayed by 63min. so prepare as needed.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

7,859 passengers can be comfortably seated on when flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco on average per day.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

United Air Lines Inc. offers the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Per day you can find on average 363 flights for this route and airline.

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

A typical nonstop flight can take about 2 hours, covering about 211 miles.

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

485 flight departures from Los Angeles to San Francisco per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 35% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 32% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or San Francisco?

In Los Angeles, there will be less rainfall in Los Angeles compared to San Francisco over the next 8 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Los Angeles. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

The gate-to-gate flight time for direct flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco is about 65 to 75 minutes, depending on the airline and which airports you fly to and from.

Which airlines operate flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Spirit, jetBlue, Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, United and Southwest each fly nonstop from various Los Angeles-area airports to one or more San Francisco-area airports. With three major airports in or near each city, it's easy to find a convenient route.

How frequent are flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco?

With about 200 or more flights scheduled on a typical day, you won't have any problem finding a flight any time of day between about 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Which airports serve Los Angeles to San Francisco?

The San Francisco area is served by San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC.) Los Angeles is primarily served by Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Long Beach Airport (LGB), and Bob Hope Airport (BUR), also known as Hollywood Burbank Airport.

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

The cheapest avenue between the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas is the Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International Airport route. Conveniently, these airports offer the greatest number of date and time options. Los Angeles is sunnier than San Francisco, thanks largely to the latter's almost-perpetual fog, but Frisco's fog is better than Los Angeles' smog any day. Getting around San Francisco is a lot easier to enjoy, with shorter distances, less traffic and a better public transit system. Despite San Francisco's ubiquitous hills, it's a city almost made for walking, with charming old neighborhoods, amazing hilltop views and lots of restaurants, shops and mini-breweries. Prefer wine over beer? Be sure to tour Napa Valley if you have time, and don't miss amazing Muir Woods, home to some of the largest and oldest redwood trees in the world. Treat yourself to an exciting vacation on San Francisco. Enter your travel plans in our smart search engine to check out all the cheap flights from LA to San Francisco.