Flights from San Francisco to London

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to London (United Kingdom, Europe)

Flight Insight for San Francisco to London

We have aggregated the last 5,785,852 fares on this route and compiled them into an insight for you.
In this overview you can see how much of an impact different factors have on the price of your tickets.

Seasonality

Cheapest Week 4
Average price $909
Most expensive Week 24
Average price $2037

Airline

Cheapest SAS
Average price $1384
Most expensive Major Carrier
Average price $1646

Days to departure

Cheapest 57 days
Average price $1341
Most expensive 2 days
Average price $2037

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $1421
Most expensive Friday
Average price $1553

Time of day

Cheapest Morning
Average price $1448
Most expensive Evening
Average price $1500

Airport

Cheapest SFO-LHR
Average price $1480
Most expensive SFO-LGW
Average price $1585

Seasonality, Airline and Days to departure are the major factors that impact ticket price for San Francisco — London flights.

Cheapest time of year to fly to London from San Francisco is February and January. Most expensive are July and June.

According to our data SAS, Aer Lingus and Delta Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.

Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — London route is approximately 57 days to departure.

Heathrow is the cheapest destination airport when flying from San Francisco to London.

The chart shows the evolvement of the price throughout the year. The numbers on the x-axis dictate the week numbers.

Travel tips

The cheapest flights from San Francisco to London are currently available between 12/27/2014 and 1/30/2015.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on the individual airlines that serve the route.

Travel tips

We've got 23 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.

StudentUniverse, Faregeek and Hop2 are popular booking choices for flights to London from San Francisco.

United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways and British Airways are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to London.

The graph shows how the price evolves in relation to the number of days until departure.

Travel tips

Normally the best deals on San Francisco to London flights are available 2 to 4 months prior to departure.

The chart shows the impact that each weekday has on the price.

Travel tips

Best deals are often available if you fly on Tuesdays. Fridays are popular so tend to be priciest.

The chart shows the impact on the price based on what time of the day the flight departs.

Travel tips

It's generally cheapest to take Morning flights from San Francisco to London.

The chart shows the impact of the different combinatorial options of airports for this specific search.

Travel tips

You can fly from San Francisco to London indirect via Douglas, Los Angeles Intl or John F Kennedy.

SFO - LHR tends to be 7% cheaper than SFO - LGW.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to London from San Francisco
One-way trip
January 12
367 USD
PaylessFlights
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 15min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
Return trip
Jan 06 - Jan 13
931 USD
StudentUniverse
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 30min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
11h 5min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Dec 15 - Jan 07
932 USD
StudentUniverse
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 30min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
11h 5min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to London
Return trip
Nov 04 - Nov 21
1,008 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
20h 45min
ORD CPH 2 stops
LHR Heathrow
CPH Copenhagen Airport
18h 5min
ARN ORD 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 03 - Nov 21
1,008 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
18h 1min
ORD CPH 2 stops
LHR Heathrow
CPH Copenhagen Airport
18h 5min
ARN ORD 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 05 - Nov 10
1,105 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO San Francisco Intl
23h 5min
EWR OSL 2 stops
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
19h 52min
OSL EWR 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to London
Return trip
Jan 12 - Jan 19
734 USD
PaylessFlights
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 15min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LGW Gatwick
20h 14min
DUB PHL 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 20 - Nov 30
760 USD
Tripsta
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 15min
CLT 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LGW Gatwick
48h 12min
AMS PHL 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 30 - Dec 06
792 USD
FlyFar
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 15min
CLT 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LGW Gatwick
35h 36min
AMS PHL 2 stops
SFO San Francisco Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to London from San Francisco
One-way trip
October 28
480 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 30min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
One-way trip
October 30
480 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
12h 45min
YVR 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
One-way trip
December 29
509 USD
FareDepot
SFO San Francisco Intl
15h 35min
CPH 1 stop
LHR Heathrow

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from London to San Francisco
Return trip
Feb 25 - Feb 28
816 USD
eDreams
LHR Heathrow
28h 43min
JFK 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
31h 0min
LAX 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
Return trip
Jan 08 - Apr 01
882 USD
Faregeek
LHR Heathrow
15h 36min
DTW 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
13h 25min
LAX 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
Return trip
Nov 18 - Nov 30
902 USD
Travel2be
LGW Gatwick
28h 20min
DUB 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 45min
DUB 1 stop
LGW Gatwick

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London weather forecast

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in London.

Wednesday, Wednesday, October 22, 2014

14°C
7°C

Thursday, Thursday, October 23, 2014

15°C
13°C

Friday, Friday, October 24, 2014

17°C
7°C

Saturday, Saturday, October 25, 2014

16°C
9°C

Sunday, Sunday, October 26, 2014

16°C
12°C

Monday, Monday, October 27, 2014

16°C
13°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 28, 2014

15°C
5°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, October 29, 2014

13°C
7°C

Thursday, Thursday, October 30, 2014

17°C
10°C

Friday, Friday, October 31, 2014

16°C
12°C

Cost of living comparison between San Francisco and London

Compare cost of living in San Francisco and London

San Francisco

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 12.06 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 77.42 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5.03 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.71 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 4.57 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 13.16 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.31 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.71 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2.01 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.51 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.71 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.09 USD

London

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 16.19 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 80.96 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 6.16 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.57 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.47 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 12.7 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.18 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.62 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 4.54 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4.85 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 4.25 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 2.24 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 32% lower in London than San Francisco, whilst transportation is conversely more expensive by around 49%.

You'll pay around 10% less for a restaurant meal in San Francisco than in London.

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