Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, United States

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San Francisco to Los Angeles, California Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 18:40 -04:00

We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles, California. Frontier & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles, California flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Multiple Airlines
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Tue 3/26
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Wed 4/10
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JetBlue
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Wed 5/8
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Alaska
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Mon 4/15
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LAXSFO
Tue 4/16
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American
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Wed 4/24
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Major Airlines
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Tue 4/9
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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $84 $115
7-14 days $67 $92
14-21 days $66 $82
21-30 days $67 $82
30-60 days $67 $82
60-90 days $67 $107
90+ days $91 $126

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$91
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$91 $84
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$84 $79
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$79 $79
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$79 $79
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$79

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California is not available.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California is not available.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California.

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 8 8 8 8 8 6 8 00:40 15:30
Major Airlines 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 01:00 14:19
United 18 18 18 18 18 17 18 01:30 17:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison. Find Flights

San Francisco to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Los Angeles, California flight time is an hour and 31 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California is 337 miles (542 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 234 direct flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: United Airlines provides 53% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California.

San Francisco to Los Angeles, California Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, California