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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between San Francisco and Los Angeles is 544 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. San Francisco and Los Angeles have 266 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Los Angeles takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Los Angeles is 544 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Glasgow, Athens, Atlanta, Sydney, Paris, Chicago, Hyderabad, Tahiti, New York, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Denver, Bengaluru, Minneapolis, Portland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta.
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, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Long Beach, Palm Springs International, Meadows Field, Santa Barbara Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Los Angeles?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Los Angeles thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Los Angeles can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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