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

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Price
$114 - $151
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
Rainfall
0 - 5 inches
Most popular in March High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $129 Price for this month
Cheapest price $114 From Los Angeles to San Francisco

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco in August 2019

The best prices found for LAX to SFO flights for August
27 Aug - 5 Sep
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Aug - 5 Sep
$147pp
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Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Aug - 5 Sep
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to San Francisco 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles found for this year
5 Oct - 9 Oct
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Nov - 12 Nov
$97pp
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Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
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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
24 Oct - 13 Nov
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Sep - 26 Sep
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
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Los Angeles
9 Sep - 10 Sep
$97pp
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Los Angeles
Delta
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
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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
28 Aug - 5 Sep
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 5 Sep
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 19 Nov
$177pp
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Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
Delta
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Los Angeles

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 31m

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Francisco

Average temperature for August in San Francisco
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in San Francisco
0.0 mm

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 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.

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

564 flight departures from Los Angeles to San Francisco per day on average.


Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 32% of flight departures

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

A typical nonstop flight can take about 2 hours, covering about 210 miles.

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
What percent of flights are delayed?
A delay of 1 hr 3.3 mins is common
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
On average, all flights from Los Angeles offer a total of 7,859 seats to San Francisco 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 363 flight per week
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