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Travel Information between San Francisco, CA and London

distanceDistance5342 miles (8616 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $502 (€399) • 16 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWestJet

Take a flight to travel 5342 miles (8616 km) between San Francisco, CA and London. WestJet is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from San Francisco, CA to London.

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FAQs
Is international travel between San Francisco, CA, USA and London, United Kingdom allowed?

International travel from San Francisco, CA, USA to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from USA?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from San Francisco, CA?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 7/30/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between San Francisco, CA and London.

Are there restrictions on reentering USA from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to San Francisco, CA, USA from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering USA from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into USA from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering USA:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in USA?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in USA to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to San Francisco, CA, USA was last verified on 7/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to San Francisco, CA from London.

How do I go from San Francisco, CA to London?

You can go from San Francisco, CA to London by flight.

How far is it from San Francisco, CA to London?

The distance is approximately 5342 miles (8616 km) from San Francisco, CA to London.

What are the departure and arrival points in San Francisco, CA and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from San Francisco, CA to London:

    Who can get me from San Francisco, CA to London?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from San Francisco, CA to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • WestJet can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with WestJet from San Francisco, CA to London for $502 (€399) on Omio.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from San Francisco, CA ends?
    Many of our customers traveling from San Francisco, CA to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I purchase San Francisco, CA to London tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from San Francisco, CA to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost $502 (€399) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from San Francisco, CA to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    What is the quickest way to get from San Francisco, CA to London?

    Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from San Francisco, CA to London. It takes on average 16 h 39 min   to travel this journey.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    London
    Amenities
    London Liverpool Street Stn
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Bridge
    Amenities
    Refreshments

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