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Information for flights to San Francisco from Los Angeles

Avg. flight duration 1h 32m
Flights arrive in San Francisco
Flights depart from Los Angeles
Flight price $155
Distance 544 km
Airlines Delta

Good to know

Low season:
January
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High season:
March
Most popular time to fly
1%
expected price increase
Average price:
$133
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$109
or less (return)

When to book flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Average price per month
Flight prices as travel date approaches
-1 day
-2 days

Top tips for finding a cheap flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $109 or less.
The cheapest flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco was found, on average, 32 days before departure.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be February, March and April. The cheapest month to fly is January.
Morning departure is around 149% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for booking Los Angeles to San Francisco flights

How long does a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco take?
The average direct flight takes 1h 29m, covering a distance of 544 km.
How many flights are there between Los Angeles and San Francisco?
There are 2,605 (direct) flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco per week, averaging 372 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Delta ($155)
Which airlines fly most frequently between Los Angeles and San Francisco?
Air New Zealand (34 times daily), United Airlines (28 times daily), Alaska Airlines (22 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco?
When flying out of Los Angeles you will be using Los Angeles, often referred to as Los Angeles Airport. You will be landing at San Francisco, also known as San Francisco Airport.
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Book cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco (return)

Airports
Origin
Los Angeles
$155
only
$155
Destination
San Francisco
$155
only
$155
Fri., 7 Feb.
LAX
Los Angeles
SFO
San Francisco
1h 29m
Mon., 17 Feb.
SFO
San Francisco
LAX
Los Angeles
1h 33m
Trip: 11 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 75 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.5
LAX
SFO
Okay 4.3

Pros: Crew was okay, as well as the in flight snack

Cons: Over one hour delay to begin with and then we were stuck in the airplane for 45 mins waiting to pull into a gate.

LAX
SFO
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Zero communication to the passengers as to why we were delayed for almost an hour sitting on the plane

LAX
SFO
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The adorable and well behaved dog sitting from across the aisle with his human.

Cons: Inbound flight from LAS was more than an hour late. Boarded the plane and we did not leave until much later. Arrived at SFO at 12:15AM, two hours later than originally scheduled. I shouldn't complain as the fare I paid was cheap, but i definitely learned my lesson.

LAX
SFO
Good 6.3

Cons: Sat on the runway for over an hour to get the gate. Unacceptable.

LAX
SFO
Okay 5.6

Pros: Maintained high standards of service despite massive delay.

Cons: Boarding and departure was messy because of the delay

Wed., 1 Apr.
LAX
Los Angeles
SFO
San Francisco
1h 35m
Sat., 4 Apr.
SFO
San Francisco
LAX
Los Angeles
1h 35m
Trip: 4 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 75 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.5
SLC
PDX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The two people who were in charge of boarding the plane were especially nice, efficient, and accommodating. I really really liked them.

Cons: The flight was too warm.

MTY
QRO
Good 7.5

Cons: Refueling took over an hour.

BOS
ATL
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Delayed boarding but made up for lost time in the air

Cons: Delayed boarding

GDL
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Safe trip and very nice crew.

Cons: Something to work on is organizing the flights in order when you are checking in. I arrived and it was a mess, we didn't know where to go and which line to take. Please make sure you put signs so we can follow and be more organized.

JFK
LAX
Good 6.3

Cons: Broken monitor and seat

Mon., 27 Jan.
LAX
Los Angeles
SFO
San Francisco
1h 29m
Fri., 31 Jan.
SFO
San Francisco
LAX
Los Angeles
1h 35m
Trip: 5 days
8.1Excellent Show reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 75 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.5
LAX
SFO
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: same

Cons: same

LAX
SFO
Excellent 10.0

Pros: COURTESY

TUL
ATL
Excellent 9.6

Cons: Boarding zones is confusing. What does boarding zone "basic" mean?

CVG
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: All was great!

TUL
SLC
Excellent 10.0

Pros: How ferindly they where get on airplane and caring they where the hold time on the flight

Cons: They bathroom up front airplane should be first class and back airplane have there bathrooms

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