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Flight information for San Francisco to London
(SFO to LON)

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Best price found

£200

Fastest flight time

10h 10m

Direct flights

None

Airports in London

6 airports
The best one-way flight to London from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is £200. The best return flight deal from San Francisco to London found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £337.
The fastest flight from San Francisco to London takes 10h 10m
There are no direct flights from San Francisco to London. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Airport - London Gatwick Airport, San Francisco Airport - London City Airport and San Francisco Airport - London Heathrow Airport.
There are 6 airports near London: London City (LCY), London Heathrow (LHR), London Luton (LTN), London Stansted (STN), London Gatwick (LGW), London Southend (SEN)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to London

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to London?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to London from San Francisco is February. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for London?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to London?

in the afternoon

San Francisco to London flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the evening than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to London from San Francisco?

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Austrian Airlines, Finnair, and Norwegian are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to London

What is the cheapest San Francisco to London flight route?

San Francisco - London Gatwick

Fly from San Francisco to London Gatwick for the best San Francisco - London flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to London flights?

47 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to London is approximately 47 days to departure

When you’re planning your trip from San Francisco to London, the most popular airport-to-airport route is San Francisco Airport to London Heathrow Airport. When booking your trip to London, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to London, you can try San Jose Airport (in San Jose), Oakland Airport (in Oakland), or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (in Santa Rosa). When travelling from San Francisco, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in London. Good options for arrival airports in London, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London City Airport (in London), or London Stansted Airport (in London). The least expensive flight option from San Francisco to London will typically be SFO — LGW during the month of June with an average price of £353 RT.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)£374
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)£353
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to London City Airport (LCY)£536
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San Jose Airport (SJC) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)£513
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)£523
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to London Stansted Airport (STN)£404
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Easily compare return flights from San Francisco to London

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to London by changing tabs
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
24 Nov
SFO11:40San Francisco
15h 05m
1 stop
LGW02:45London Gatwick
7 Dec
LGW11:35London Gatwick
30h 20m
1 stop
SFO17:55San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
18 Sep
SFO12:25San Francisco
19h 05m
1 stop
LHR07:30London Heathrow
11 Oct
LHR16:30London Heathrow
25h 50m
1 stop
SFO18:20San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
23 Nov
SFO03:00San Francisco
31h 30m
3 stops
STN10:30London Stansted
29 Nov
STN11:00London Stansted
35h 35m
2 stops
SFO22:35San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
21 Sep
SFO15:15San Francisco
13h 15m
1 stop
LHR04:30London Heathrow
28 Sep
LHR04:40London Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
SFO19:25San Francisco
Iberia
21 Sep
SFO13:50San Francisco
18h 10m
1 stop
LGW08:00London Gatwick
27 Sep
LGW16:40London Gatwick
27h 35m
1 stop
SFO20:15San Francisco
American Airlines
23 Oct
SFO19:40San Francisco
23h 00m
2 stops
LGW18:40London Gatwick
2 Nov
LGW11:00London Gatwick
26h 38m
1 stop
SFO13:38San Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to London, view some of our deals below provided by TAP AIR PORTUGAL and WestJet
Multiple Airlines
11 Oct
SFO02:00San Francisco
29h 20m
2 stops
STN07:20London Stansted
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
13 Sep
SFO12:15San Francisco
17h 30m
1 stop
LHR05:45London Heathrow
WestJet
5 Jul
SFO09:00San Francisco
15h 05m
1 stop
LHR00:05London Heathrow

Search last-minute flights to London from San Francisco

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to London
Iberia
5 Jul
SFO19:46San Francisco
14h 24m
1 stop
LHR10:10London Heathrow
24 Aug
LHR02:20London Heathrow
17h 55m
1 stop
SFO20:15San Francisco
Delta
6 Jul
SFO18:20San Francisco
10h 10m
LHR04:30London Heathrow
13 Sep
LHR02:30London Heathrow
13h 15m
1 stop
SFO15:45San Francisco
KLM
5 Jul
SFO12:44San Francisco
12h 31m
1 stop
LHR01:15London Heathrow
13 Sep
LHR02:30London Heathrow
14h 05m
1 stop
SFO16:35San Francisco
Aer Lingus
10 Jul
SFO13:25San Francisco
15h 15m
1 stop
LGW04:40London Gatwick
29 Sep
LGW05:25London Gatwick
14h 10m
1 stop
SFO19:35San Francisco
Finnair
5 Jul
SFO02:00San Francisco
16h 20m
1 stop
LHR18:20London Heathrow
1 Dec
LHR10:10London Heathrow
11h 15m
SFO21:25San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
5 Jul
SFO09:04San Francisco
16h 11m
1 stop
LHR01:15London Heathrow
12 Sep
LHR10:05London Heathrow
17h 40m
1 stop
SFO03:45San Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to London

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
NorwegianPriceFrom £297Free CancellationRating
6.4
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Norwegian Air UKPriceFrom £351Free CancellationRating
2.0
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TAP AIR PORTUGALPriceFrom £418Free CancellationRating
7.5
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FinnairPriceFrom £423Free CancellationRating
7.6
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £425Free CancellationRating
6.5
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Virgin AtlanticPriceFrom £431Free CancellationRating
7.9
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Austrian AirlinesPriceFrom £458Free CancellationRating
7.1
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LufthansaPriceFrom £462Free CancellationRating
7.3
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Brussels AirlinesPriceFrom £505Free CancellationRating
6.9
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United AirlinesPriceFrom £526Free CancellationRating
7.2
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  • Virgin Atlantic Flights From San Francisco to London

    The lowest priced Virgin Atlantic flight from San Francisco to London from the last 72 hours was £524. Generally, Virgin Atlantic has 14 flights on this route every week with an average price of £730. Virgin Atlantic is rated 7.9/10 by our users.

  • Finnair Flights From San Francisco to London

    The best Finnair deal for San Francisco to London flight tickets found on momondo in the last 72 hours was £515, return. It should be noted that an average Finnair flight deal for this route in this time was higher, at £787 return. Finnair operates 12 flights out of San Francisco into London in an average week, so prices vary by time and availability. 104 Finnair reviews by users on momondo have scored the airline at 7.6/10.


Scandinavian Airlines flights from San Francisco to London

Our best Scandinavian Airlines deals on San Francisco to London flight tickets
Scandinavian Airlines
18 Sep
SFO12:25San Francisco
19h 05m
1 stop
LHR07:30London Heathrow
11 Oct
LHR16:30London Heathrow
25h 50m
1 stop
SFO18:20San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
21 Sep
SFO12:25San Francisco
15h 35m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
12 Oct
LHR15:30London Heathrow
26h 50m
2 stops
SFO18:20San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
12 Oct
SFO12:25San Francisco
15h 35m
1 stop
LHR04:00London Heathrow
19 Oct
LHR02:45London Heathrow
15h 35m
1 stop
SFO18:20San Francisco

United Airlines flights from San Francisco to London

Our best United Airlines deals on San Francisco to London flight tickets
United Airlines
5 Jul
SFO10:31San Francisco
13h 49m
1 stop
LHR00:20London Heathrow
12 Jul
LHR10:50London Heathrow
24h 38m
2 stops
SFO11:28San Francisco
United Airlines
5 Jul
SFO15:50San Francisco
10h 20m
LHR02:10London Heathrow
17 Oct
LHR08:20London Heathrow
11h 00m
SFO19:20San Francisco

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to London offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to London are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines, and British Airways.

  • How far is San Francisco to London by plane?

    A flight from San Francisco to London will travel around 5349.7 mi. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 13h 15m.



There are many flight options from San Francisco to London, including direct flights. Iberia flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) direct to London Heathrow each day. The travel time on San Francisco to London flights is around 10 hours and 15 minutes. Brussels Airlines flies this route to Heathrow, as does Virgin, British Airways and Finnair. It's a popular route, and several US airlines also offer flights between these two airports. United Airlines, for example, has daily flights. If you want to land at another London airport, you will usually have a stopover in another city or country. Turkish airlines connect San Francisco with London Gatwick by stopping at Istanbul (IST) for around one hour 45 minutes. Virgin flies to London City Airport by transiting through Amsterdam (AMS). Lufthansa also offers one-way flights from San Francisco to London City Airport via their Frankfurt hub. There's a six-hour stopover on this flight.

You can quickly reach San Francisco Airport with the BART Rapid rail service. This transport service connects northern San Mateo County, San Francisco and the East Bay to the airport. You can take the Caltrain Commuter Rail to Millbrae BART Station from San Francisco and San Jose and then take the train to the airport. You can also take public bus routes SFO, 292 and 398 to get to the airport from central San Francisco. On arrival in London Heathrow, it's easy to get to central London. From Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express train service, a high-speed non-stop train that takes you to the city of London. You can also take the London Underground from Heathrow to Central London. Heathrow has an extensive car hire service and is located beside major motorways, allowing you easy access to the UK by road. To get to the London city centre from Gatwick airport, take the Gatwick Express train to London. You can also take a National Express direct bus service.

San Francisco is a major global transport hub with excellent passenger amenities. Find on-site hotels, business lounges, fast track services, shops, restaurants, bars, cash machines and currency exchange desks. The airport offers a support service for anyone travelling with limited mobility. Heathrow is also one of the largest airports in the world and offers a full range of services. There are hotels on the Heathrow campus, great onward travel connections, and a range of business and first-class lounges. If you like shopping, you'll find many shops. There are also bars and restaurants, and changing areas and feeding rooms for parents with babies. London Gatwick offers similar services, while London City is smaller but has everything you need.


It's easy to get to other parts of the UK from London airports. There are great transport connections between airports and central London travel hubs. Trains arriving in Victoria train or coach station, for example, can travel onward to many other parts of the UK. Transport connections from Heathrow can also directly connect you to other nearby cities. For example, you can reach Oxford, Birmingham or Bristol by road or rail from Heathrow. It's easy to reach other cities from Gatwick, like Brighton, Norwich or Nottingham, especially if you are travelling by car. If you're travelling to destinations close to London such as Reading, then Heathrow is the nearest airport. Luton Airport is well-connected if you're travelling to Watford. And, London City Airport is very accessible for towns such as Croydon or Romford.


Alternative routes for San Francisco to London

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San Jose to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 15m
Cheapest price£514
Ontario to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 20m
Cheapest price£698
Santa Ana to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 33m
Cheapest price£639
Los Angeles to London Flights
Fastest flight time15h 50m
Cheapest price£328
San Diego to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price£535
Oakland, California to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 20m
Cheapest price£523
Sacramento to London Flights
Fastest flight time14h 28m
Cheapest price£595
Los Angeles to Southampton Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest price£810

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