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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles from £31

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles departing on 23/4. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Cheap San Francisco to Los Angeles (SFO to LAX) flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Best price found

£34

Fastest flight time

1h 25m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Los Angeles

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is £34. The best return flight deal from San Francisco to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £31.
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 1h 25m
Direct flights go from San Francisco to Los Angeles every day.
There is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles?

January. The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from San Francisco is January. The most expensive is November.

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Los Angeles?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Sunday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

At midday. San Francisco to Los Angeles flights are approximately 67% more expensive in the evening than at midday

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

Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines, Breeze Airways, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Los Angeles flight route?

San Francisco - Los Angeles. Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles for the best San Francisco - Los Angeles flight prices

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

37 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles is approximately 37 days to departure

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

The number of flights available between San Francisco and Los Angeles is 115 per day as of April 2024. The most frequent departure time is 09:00, with 48% of daily flights leaving at midday.

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

As of April 2024, there are 811 flights per week flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The most common day of the week flights depart is Monday, with 17% of flights taking off on this day.

Can stopping save me money on San Francisco to Los Angeles flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between San Francisco to Los Angeles.

When you’re planning your trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the most popular airport-to-airport route is San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport. When booking your trip to Los Angeles, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Los Angeles, you can try Oakland Airport (in Oakland) or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (in Santa Rosa). If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when travelling from San Francisco, you can try Burbank Bob Hope Airport or Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport which are located in Burbank and Santa Ana respectively. In April, £49 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from San Francisco to Los Angeles which you can find when you fly SFO — LAX.

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)£49
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)£76
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)£107
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)£277
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Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (STS) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)£434
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Easily compare return flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Frontier
23 Apr
SFO14:40San Francisco
1h 25m
LAX16:05Los Angeles
24 Apr
LAX09:30Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
23 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 33m
LAX07:33Los Angeles
23 Apr
LAX09:50Los Angeles
1h 35m
SFO11:25San Francisco
Delta
24 Apr
SFO08:25San Francisco
1h 32m
LAX09:57Los Angeles
24 Apr
LAX16:45Los Angeles
1h 19m
SFO18:04San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
23 Apr
SFO14:40San Francisco
1h 25m
LAX16:05Los Angeles
25 Apr
LAX06:30Los Angeles
1h 32m
SFO08:02San Francisco
JetBlue
31 May
SFO13:50San Francisco
1h 29m
LAX15:19Los Angeles
8 Jun
LAX11:43Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO13:06San Francisco
Frontier
23 Apr
SFO14:40San Francisco
1h 25m
LAX16:05Los Angeles
24 Apr
LAX21:30Los Angeles
10h 13m
1 stop
SFO07:43San Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, Delta and Frontier
Alaska Airlines
17 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 33m
LAX07:33Los Angeles
Delta
18 Apr
SFO10:55San Francisco
1h 35m
LAX12:30Los Angeles
Frontier
1 May
SFO21:41San Francisco
9h 40m
1 stop
LAX07:21Los Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
17 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 33m
LAX07:33Los Angeles
17 Apr
LAX09:50Los Angeles
1h 35m
SFO11:25San Francisco
Delta
18 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 30m
LAX07:30Los Angeles
21 Apr
LAX06:00Los Angeles
1h 26m
SFO07:26San Francisco
Frontier
19 Apr
SFO14:40San Francisco
1h 25m
LAX16:05Los Angeles
20 Apr
LAX09:30Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53San Francisco
American Airlines
19 Apr
SFO15:02San Francisco
1h 26m
LAX16:28Los Angeles
20 Apr
LAX08:21Los Angeles
1h 34m
SFO09:55San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
19 Apr
SFO14:40San Francisco
1h 25m
LAX16:05Los Angeles
22 Apr
LAX19:36Los Angeles
12h 07m
1 stop
SFO07:43San Francisco
Delta
21 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 30m
LAX07:30Los Angeles
26 Apr
LAX22:45Los Angeles
1h 24m
SFO00:09San Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Price
DeltaPriceFrom £63Free CancellationRating
8.0
11,189 reviews
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Breeze AirwaysPriceFrom £68Free CancellationRating
8.1
73 reviews
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom £70Free CancellationRating
8.1
9,065 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom £78Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,391 reviews
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  • Alaska Airlines Flights From San Francisco to Los Angeles

    Alaska Airlines operates around 38 flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles every week. The average price of these flights found in the last 72 hours has been £143, but momondo users have found Alaska Airlines deals from San Francisco to Los Angeles from as low as £87 round-trip. Alaska Airlines has been scored 8.1/10 in 9,065 reviews.

  • Delta Flights From San Francisco to Los Angeles

    Delta is also a popular choice for this route. Delta flight deals for San Francisco to Los Angeles start from as low as £79 round-trip, depending on your selected dates, with average Delta deals seen on momondo around £153. Delta operates 19 flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco in an average week. Users have rated it 8.0/10 across 11,189 reviews.


Delta flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Our best Delta deals on San Francisco to Los Angeles flight tickets
Delta
24 Apr
SFO08:25San Francisco
1h 32m
LAX09:57Los Angeles
24 Apr
LAX16:45Los Angeles
1h 19m
SFO18:04San Francisco
Delta
18 Apr
SFO06:00San Francisco
1h 30m
LAX07:30Los Angeles
21 Apr
LAX06:00Los Angeles
1h 26m
SFO07:26San Francisco
Delta
22 May
SFO08:20San Francisco
1h 30m
LAX09:50Los Angeles
22 May
LAX17:05Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO18:28San Francisco

JetBlue flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Our best JetBlue deals on San Francisco to Los Angeles flight tickets
JetBlue
31 May
SFO13:50San Francisco
1h 29m
LAX15:19Los Angeles
8 Jun
LAX11:43Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO13:06San Francisco
JetBlue
29 Apr
SFO13:12San Francisco
1h 29m
LAX14:41Los Angeles
1 May
LAX11:43Los Angeles
1h 23m
SFO13:06San Francisco
JetBlue
18 May
SFO13:50San Francisco
1h 29m
LAX15:19Los Angeles
22 May
LAX11:40Los Angeles
1h 24m
SFO13:04San Francisco

Choose the best way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Buses

7h 05m
£20 one-way£54 return
Direct · from £541 stop · from £64

Distance to city centre

UZ25.1 mi
47lb CO2

86% less than flights

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San Francisco to Los Angeles Buses

Trains

11h 57m
£43 one-way£86 return
Direct · from £86

Distance to city centre

VN81.5 mi
75lb CO2

78% less than flights

Find Trains

San Francisco to Los Angeles Trains

Flights

1h 25m
£34 one-way£31 return
Direct · from £311 stop · from £55

Distance to city centre

LAX9.4 mi

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    The quickest way to travel this route is to take a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, doing so can potentially save up to 10h 32m of travel time. While these options may take longer, booking a train from San Francisco to Los Angeles or a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles may suit your needs if travel time is less of a factor in your decision making.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    A flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles from £31 can save you up to 63% on the cost of your trip compared to booking a train from San Francisco to Los Angeles or a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

  • How far is San Francisco to Los Angeles by plane?

    The distance between San Francisco and Los Angeles is about 345.0 mi. Typically, this will take 1h 25m by plane in normal conditions.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    Flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco generally have a carbon footprint of about 341lb - momondo offers a CO2 sorter in search results to highlight the smallest available carbon footprints for plane travel. In comparison, the carbon footprint to travel by train for this trip is 75lb. Taking a bus instead of flying lowers your carbon footprint to about 47lb (86% less).

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

    Prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport refresh daily.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

    The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Los Angeles Airport?

    The travel and health documents required for your trip to Los Angeles Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Los Angeles Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Alternative routes for San Francisco to Los Angeles

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Fresno Flights
Fastest flight time1h 12m
Cheapest price£214
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£443
Los Angeles to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time1h 23m
Cheapest price£51
San Francisco to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time1h 33m
Cheapest price£65
Los Angeles to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time0h 55m
Cheapest price£299
Los Angeles to Palm Springs Flights
Fastest flight time10h 13m
Cheapest price£255
San Diego to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time1h 36m
Cheapest price£53

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

It is quick and easy to find San Francisco to Los Angeles flights on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Los Angeles that suits you.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

Once all potential San Francisco to Los Angeles flight options are in front of you, momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Of course. momondo tracks the price of San Francisco to Los Angeles flights. All you need is a valid email address and we will do the rest; it is that quick and easy.


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