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 5,033,078 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 $799
Most expensive Week 24
Average price $1959

Airline

Cheapest Aer Lingus
Average price $1360
Most expensive Major US Carrier
Average price $1712

Days to departure

Cheapest 57 days
Average price $1299
Most expensive 2 days
Average price $1958

Day of week

Cheapest Tuesday
Average price $1353
Most expensive Friday
Average price $1493

Time of day

Cheapest Morning
Average price $1382
Most expensive Afternoon
Average price $1435

Airport

Cheapest SFO-LHR
Average price $1416
Most expensive SFO-LGW
Average price $1552

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 September. Most expensive are July and June.

According to our data Aer Lingus, Delta Air Lines and Air Canada 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 11/11/2014 and 12/12/2014.

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, ExploreTrip and Bookairfare 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 10% cheaper than SFO - LGW.

Get there quickly

Direct flights to London from San Francisco
Return trip
Nov 05 - Nov 12
910 USD
StudentUniverse
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 30min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
11h 5min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Dec 28 - Jan 10
924 USD
StudentUniverse
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 30min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
11h 5min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 08 - Nov 16
935 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
Sep 16 - Dec 09
1,032 USD
StudentUniverse
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 15min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
11h 5min
Direct
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Sep 10 - Sep 25
1,075 USD
Hop2
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 30min
ORD 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
16h 45min
ORD 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Sep 12 - Sep 15
1,092 USD
FareDepot
SFO San Francisco Intl
15h 15min
ORD 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
15h 15min
LAX 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to London
Return trip
May 08 - Jul 08
813 USD
airtickets.com
SFO San Francisco Intl
19h 5min
IST 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LGW Gatwick
31h 15min
IST 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 20 - Dec 07
842 USD
airtickets.com
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 30min
CPH 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
15h 40min
CPH 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
Return trip
Nov 05 - Nov 13
842 USD
airtickets.com
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 30min
CPH 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
LHR Heathrow
26h 15min
CPH 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl

Just getting there

One-way flights to London from San Francisco
One-way trip
March 01
488 USD
CheapOair
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 15min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
One-way trip
January 07
494 USD
Bookairfare
SFO San Francisco Intl
10h 25min
Direct
LHR Heathrow
One-way trip
October 24
507 USD
Faregeek
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 25min
CPH 1 stop
LHR Heathrow

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from London to San Francisco
Return trip
Oct 03 - Oct 17
823 USD
Travelup
LHR Heathrow
16h 10min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 20min
CLT 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
Return trip
Dec 05 - Dec 14
867 USD
TravelTrolley
LHR Heathrow
17h 26min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
14h 20min
CLT 1 stop
LHR Heathrow
Return trip
Dec 26 - Jan 04
867 USD
Travelup
LHR Heathrow
17h 39min
CLT 1 stop
SFO San Francisco Intl
SFO San Francisco Intl
27h 10min
CLT 1 stop
LHR Heathrow

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Cost of living comparison between San Francisco and London

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San Francisco

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.99 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 72.49 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 5 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.69 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 4.48 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 13.03 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 4.2 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.63 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 2 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 3.49 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 1.71 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 1.09 USD

London

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 16.6 USD
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 82.98 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 6.3 USD
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): 1.62 USD

Markets

  • Rice (1kg): 2.57 USD
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 12.65 USD
  • Apples (1kg): 3.28 USD
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): 2.71 USD

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 4.65 USD
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 4.98 USD
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): 4.12 USD
  • Gasoline (1 liter): 2.3 USD

Consumer prices are approximately 26% lower in London than San Francisco, whilst transportation is conversely more expensive by around 50%.

You'll pay around 14% less for a restaurant meal in San Francisco than in London.

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