Flights from San Francisco, CA to London

The cheapest flights from San Francisco, CA to London

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Cheapest

596

Average

649

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Turkish Airlines
08:00PMSan Francisco, CA19h20 03:20PMLondon
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5961One-way
United
06:00PMSan Francisco, CA14h40 08:40AMLondon
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7021One-way

Flight schedule from San Francisco, CA to London

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The fastest flights from San Francisco, CA to London

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Fastest Journey

14 h 40 m

Average

17 h

Flights per day

2

Distance

8616 km

Of the 2 flights that leave San Francisco, CA for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

United
06:00PMSan Francisco, CA14h40 08:40AMLondon
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7021One-way
Turkish Airlines
08:00PMSan Francisco, CA19h20 03:20PMLondon
0 transfers
5961One-way

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Overview: San Francisco, CA to London flight

distanceDistance5342 miles (8616 km)
durationAverage flight duration21 h 45 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$598 (€576)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesBritish Airways, norwegian air, Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus, United, Lufthansa, WestJet, KLM, Delta Air Lines or TAP Portugal

Flights from San Francisco, CA to London cover the 5342 miles (8616 km) long journey taking on average 21 h 45 min with our travel partners like British Airways, norwegian air, Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus, United, Lufthansa, WestJet, KLM, Delta Air Lines or TAP Portugal. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $598 (€576), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $281 (€271).

Airlines: KLM, British Airways and DELTA flights from San Francisco, CA to London

KLM, British Airways and DELTA flights will get you to London from San Francisco, CA from $282 (€271). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

    KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your flight between San Francisco, CA and London: Economy and Business.

    KLM tickets from San Francisco, CA to London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with KLM to London from San Francisco, CA all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current KLM flight schedules and plane tickets available on Omio for the 5342 miles (8616 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the KLM flight, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest San Francisco, CA to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best KLM San Francisco, CA to London plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the KLM plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with KLM!

      Delta Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airlines. Check which ticket fare is the best option for your flight between San Francisco, CA and London from: Main Cabin, Comfort+ and First Class.

      Are you making plans to travel between San Francisco, CA and London? Why not take a flight with DELTA? Omio can show you current DELTA flight times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on San Francisco, CA to London flights all in one place. On the DELTA flight, you can expect to travel 5342 miles (8616 km) from San Francisco, CA to London. If you use the Omio app to search for flights to London from San Francisco, CA, you can quickly see if the DELTA ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you have found your perfect one-way DELTA flight to London from San Francisco, CA, book your cheap plane tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

        Flights from San Francisco to London

        Both San Francisco and London might have enjoyed their cultural heydays in the Swinging 60s, and Californian visitors can still shop on Carnaby Street, but the UK capital now combines heritage with ultra-modern attractions. Cutting edge art is on display at the Tate Modern and in the studios of Shoreditch, even if US visitors can't resist the chance of glimpsing the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Vacationers and business travelers can book a direct flight from San Francisco to London with a choice of airlines, including a low cost carrier. Flight times east over the Atlantic average around ten hours and 20 minutes, with services to two London airports. All the journeys involve overnight travel to London, with a choice of afternoon or evening take off times from California. Additional indirect flights are available with a choice of routes and airlines. Flights with a layover en route take a little longer but increase the daily flight schedules from San Francisco to London.

        Which airlines travel from San Francisco to London?

        US and eurosopean airlines offer daily direct flights from San Francisco to London, operating in codeshare arrangements. United Airlines, in partnership with German national carrier Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines, provides daily direct flights to London Heathrow Airport. Partners American Airlines, Finnair and British Airways fly direct on the same route. Delta Airlines operates a code share daily service with Air France and Virgin Atlantic from the Californian city to London Heathrow. Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle provides direct flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick Airport three nights a week. Indirect connections with one change en route include United Airlines and Lufthansa flights to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare International Airport or Denver, and Air Canada flights to Heathrow via Calgary or Toronto.

        How long is the flight from San Francisco to London?

        The quickest direct flight from San Francisco to London is the Heathrow service provided by Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic and the Gatwick flight with budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle, each taking ten hours and 15 minutes to reach the UK capital. Other direct flights  take ten to 20 minutes longer to complete the 5368 mile (8638 kilometer) trip east across the Atlantic to London. The quickest indirect flight from San Francisco to London is a Lufthansa and United Airlines service via Chicago, taking 1three hours and three minutes total journey time to London. The quickest Air Canada routes via  Calgary take two minutes longer.

        How many flights are there from San Francisco to London

        The schedule for flights from San Francisco to London offers seven direct departures on Tuesdays, six flights on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays, five on Thursdays and four direct services on Fridays and Saturdays. The majority of flights land at London Heathrow, although Norwegian Air Shuttle budget services, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arrive at Gatwick. Departure times range from mid-afternoon to mid-evening with all flights involving overnight travel over the Atlantic. There are also more than 20 daily indirect connections from San Francisco to London,  involving one change en route, with takeoff times including morning, afternoon and evening options.    

        What are the departure and arrival airports from San Francisco to London?

        Departure Airport: San Francisco International Airport is located 13 miles (22 kilometers) south of downtown San Francisco, with public transit connections available on BART light rail services and SamTrans buses taking 15-30 minutes for the trip to the terminal. In addition to long and short stay parking lots, facilities at the passenger terminal include luggage storage desks,  currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, executive  lounges, a medical clinic and free WiFi. The food court features an organic cafe, taco house, a pizzeria, bakery, pub and coffee shops. Duty free shopping outlets include Californian wine specialty stores, cosmetics stands, jewelers, electronics stores and designer fashion boutiques.

        Arrival Airport: London Heathrow Airport is one of eurosope's busiest flight hubs, located about 14 miles (23 kilometers) west of central London, with fast transfers available downtown on Heathrow Express trains taking 15 minutes, or more leisurely Underground train journeys taking 40 minutes to reach the city center. Gatwick Airport is about 30  miles (42 kilometers) south of central London, connected by Gatwick Express trains taking around 30 minutes to reach the central Victoria Station. Both airports have car rental agencies, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, business facilities and free WiFi. Dining options include fast food stands, international restaurants, pizzerias, bakeries, pubs and coffee shops. Duty free shopping malls provide wine and liquor stores, London souvenir outlets, bookstores, newsstands and luxury jewelers.

        Travel Tips: San Francisco, CA to London Flight

        Travel Tips: Take a flight to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Francisco, CA to London.
        FAQs

        Travel by plane between San Francisco, CA, USA and London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

        Is international entry into London from San Francisco, CA restricted?

        International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States

        Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from San Francisco, CA?

        Entry Requirements:

        • There are no current restrictions

        What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

        The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

        • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
        • Face mask required: Regional advice

        The above information was last checked on 10/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between San Francisco, CA and London closer to your date of departure here

        Return travel from United Kingdom to USA is: Conditional.

        Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to San Francisco, CA from London?

        Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

        Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from London?

        Requirements for reentering:

        • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
        • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
        • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
        • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

        What are the safety rules to follow in San Francisco, CA, USA?

        The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

        • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
        • Face mask requirement: Recommended

        Last checked on 9/28/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to San Francisco, CA from London.

        Flight tickets to London from San Francisco, CA for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $282 (€271)  one way in the next 7 days.
        In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $599 (€576)  for a flight ticket from San Francisco, CA to London.
        When traveling this route you should expect the distance from San Francisco, CA to London by plane to be approximately 5342 miles (8616 km).
        The flight time from San Francisco, CA to London is on average 21 h 45 min  for the 5342 miles (8616 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between San Francisco, CA and London by flight can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
        For the journey from San Francisco, CA to London you can take a flight with British Airways, norwegian air, Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus, United, Lufthansa, WestJet, KLM, Delta Air Lines or TAP Portugal. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between San Francisco, CA and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        The earliest flight departing from San Francisco, CA to London leaves at 5: 20 AM. The last flight departing from San Francisco, CA to London leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest San Francisco, CA to London flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
        If you purchase the San Francisco, CA to London flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $599 (€576). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to London from San Francisco, CA. Look out for plane tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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