Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Union Station, Los Angeles union station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak when they travel from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles and San Francisco is 544 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. Los Angeles and San Francisco have 166 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Big Sur, and Alcatraz.

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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Los Angeles and San Francisco takes around 1.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco?

The flight distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco is 544 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Denver International, San Francisco International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Austin–Bergstrom International, Sacramento International, Oakland International.

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, Newark Liberty International, McCarran International, Denver International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, O Hare International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Portland International, Will Rogers World.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, Meadows Field.

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.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train.

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