Cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA-Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco Train Station when they travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles union station, Los Angeles Union Station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between San Francisco and Los Angeles is 544 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. San Francisco and Los Angeles have 207 direct flights per week.

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo

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 1.4 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 Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines.

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.

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Miami International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, San Francisco International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Salt Lake City International, Nashville International, Philadelphia International.

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 airports are near Los Angeles?

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

What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?

A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.

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