Cheap flights from London to San Francisco

Choose between Ryanair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, or Lufthansa to find the best price

Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA-Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco Train Station. The distance between London and San Francisco is 8625 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Lufthansa, United Airlines, and TAP Portugal. London and San Francisco have 197 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights25294048-2827

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United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Austrian Airlines on and Wednesdays.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Finnair on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

British Airways on and Mondays.

American Airlines on and Thursdays.

Check-in for a flight from London to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to San Francisco?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and San Francisco takes around 11 hours.

What is the flight distance between London and San Francisco?

The flight distance between London and San Francisco is 8625 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and San Francisco?

Several carriers operate flights between London and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Finnair.

What are the most popular routes to and from London?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Athens International, Lisbon Portela, Berlin Brandenburg, Milan–Malpensa, Dublin, Tenerife–South, Málaga, Porto, Vienna International Airport, Palma de Mallorca, Václav Havel Airport Prague.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Seattle–Tacoma International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, San Diego International, Salt Lake City International.

Which airports are there in London?

London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.

What airports are near London?

The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Bournemouth, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Cardiff, Humberside, Exeter, Norwich.

What airports are near San Francisco?

The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.

What buses and trains depart from London?

A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.

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