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Best Price Found

$19

Fastest flight time

1h 23m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Los Angeles

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is $19. The best round-trip flight deal from San Francisco to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $38.
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 1h 23m
Direct flights go from San Francisco to Los Angeles every day.
There is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

January. The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from San Francisco is January. Most expensive is November

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Los Angeles?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

In the morning. San Francisco to Los Angeles flights are approximately 12% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from San Francisco?

Frontier. Alaska Airlines, Breeze Airways, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Los Angeles flight route?

San Francisco - Los Angeles. Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles for the best San Francisco - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Los Angeles flights?

37 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles is approximately 37 days to departure

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Los Angeles on average per day?

The number of flights available between San Francisco and Los Angeles is 115 per day as of February 2024. The most frequent departure time is 11:00AM, with 43% of daily flights leaving at noon.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Los Angeles on average per week?

As of February 2024, 811 flights take off from San Francisco and land in Los Angeles each week. The most common flight departure day for this route is Monday, with 17% of weekly flights taking off on this day.

What cabin class options are available on San Francisco to Los Angeles flights?

There are 4 cabin classes available to choose from on San Francisco to Los Angeles flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on San Francisco to Los Angeles flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between San Francisco to Los Angeles.

If you are looking to fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles, you are most likely going to fly from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport, the most popular airports on that route. You may be looking for an airport near San Francisco Airport to depart from when traveling to Los Angeles and luckily, there are options! You can try Oakland Airport which is located in Oakland, San Jose Airport which is located in San Jose, or Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport which is located in Santa Rosa. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when traveling from San Francisco, you can try flying into Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (in Santa Ana), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (in Burbank), or Long Beach Municipal Airport (in 15). The least expensive flight option from San Francisco to Los Angeles will typically be SFO — LAX during the month of February with an average price of $63 RT.

Oakland Airport (OAK) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$73
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$63
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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$84
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)$77
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)$80
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)$127
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Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Frontier
Apr 16
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Apr 24
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
May 7
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
May 8
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
Apr 24
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
May 1
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
JetBlue
Mar 9
SFO2:03 pmSan Francisco
1h 28m
LAX3:31 pmLos Angeles
Mar 12
LAX11:40 amLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO1:08 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Mar 27
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 30m
LAX7:30 amLos Angeles
Mar 29
LAX6:00 amLos Angeles
1h 31m
SFO7:31 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Mar 19
SFO8:52 pmSan Francisco
4h 25m
1 stop
LAX1:17 amLos Angeles
Mar 27
LAX6:45 amLos Angeles
5h 05m
1 stop
SFO11:50 amSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier and JetBlue
Frontier
Apr 10
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Frontier
May 7
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Mar 19
SFO8:52 pmSan Francisco
22h 54m
1 stop
LAX7:46 pmLos Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles
Delta
Feb 27
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 29m
LAX7:29 amLos Angeles
Mar 2
LAX5:05 pmLos Angeles
1h 24m
SFO6:29 pmSan Francisco
United Airlines
Mar 2
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 32m
LAX7:32 amLos Angeles
Mar 6
LAX10:35 pmLos Angeles
1h 33m
SFO12:08 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 28
SFO12:37 pmSan Francisco
6h 46m
1 stop
LAX7:23 pmLos Angeles
Mar 5
LAX6:45 amLos Angeles
5h 33m
1 stop
SFO12:18 pmSan Francisco
American Airlines
Feb 27
SFO10:33 amSan Francisco
1h 33m
LAX12:06 pmLos Angeles
Feb 28
LAX4:53 pmLos Angeles
1h 26m
SFO6:19 pmSan Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Feb 27
SFO11:20 amSan Francisco
1h 34m
LAX12:54 pmLos Angeles
Feb 28
LAX7:00 amLos Angeles
5h 31m
1 stop
SFO12:31 pmSan Francisco
JetBlue
Feb 29
SFO1:50 pmSan Francisco
1h 23m
LAX3:13 pmLos Angeles
Mar 6
LAX11:40 amLos Angeles
1h 28m
SFO1:08 pmSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Price
Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $26Free CancellationRating
6.4
8,947 reviews
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FrontierPriceFrom $29Free CancellationRating
6.3
4,512 reviews
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JetBluePriceFrom $45Free CancellationRating
7.7
5,291 reviews
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $49Free CancellationRating
8.1
9,274 reviews
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Breeze AirwaysPriceFrom $54Free CancellationRating
8.0
70 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $69Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,872 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $69Free CancellationRating
8.0
11,921 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $90Free CancellationRating
7.3
15,643 reviews
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Endeavor AirlinesPriceFrom $114Free CancellationRating
9.0
5 reviews
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  • Southwest Flights From San Francisco to Los Angeles

    Across 29 Southwest flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles this week, the average price was $174, with the best Southwest deals starting from $112 round-trip. 6,522 users have rated Southwest on momondo, with an average score of 8.2/10.

  • Alaska Airlines Flights From San Francisco to Los Angeles

    $49 is the best Alaska Airlines flight deal from San Francisco to Los Angeles found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average Alaska Airlines ticket price found was closer to $158, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. Alaska Airlines (8.1/10 from 9,274 user reviews) flies into Los Angeles from San Francisco 38 times in an average week so prices can vary.


Delta flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Our best Delta deals on San Francisco to Los Angeles flight tickets
Delta
Feb 27
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 29m
LAX7:29 amLos Angeles
Mar 2
LAX5:05 pmLos Angeles
1h 24m
SFO6:29 pmSan Francisco
Delta
Mar 27
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 30m
LAX7:30 amLos Angeles
Mar 29
LAX6:00 amLos Angeles
1h 31m
SFO7:31 amSan Francisco
Delta
Mar 23
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco
1h 30m
LAX7:30 amLos Angeles
Mar 30
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
1h 30m
SFO11:50 amSan Francisco

Frontier flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Our best Frontier deals on San Francisco to Los Angeles flight tickets
Frontier
Apr 16
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
Apr 24
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
May 7
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
May 8
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco
Frontier
Apr 24
SFO2:40 pmSan Francisco
1h 25m
LAX4:05 pmLos Angeles
May 1
LAX9:30 amLos Angeles
1h 23m
SFO10:53 amSan Francisco

Choose the best way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Buses

7h 05m
$27 one-way$75 round-trip
Nonstop · from $83

Distance to downtown

F6B8.4 mi

Trains

11h 57m
$43 one-way$86 round-trip
Nonstop · from $86

Distance to downtown

AX94.5 mi

Flights

1h 23m
$19 one-way$38 round-trip
Nonstop · from $381 stop · from $59

Distance to downtown

LAX9.4 mi

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    We’ve found that taking a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles with Frontier is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A train from San Francisco to Los Angeles or a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles can take you longer than a 1h 25m flight.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    The cheapest way is to get a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles, which can be as cheap as $38. A train from San Francisco to Los Angeles is more expensive than a flight, with prices starting at $86. A bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles is also an option, with an average price of $75.

  • How far is San Francisco to Los Angeles by plane?

    A flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles will travel around 345.0 mi. 1h 25m is a normal flight duration for this route.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

    A flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles will average about 341lb in carbon emissions. A CO2 sorter is available on momondo flight search results to filter for lower carbon footprint flight options. The carbon footprint of a train for this route is 79% less. The footprint of a bus to Los Angeles from San Francisco is about 47lb (86% less than flying).

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

    Prices for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport refresh daily.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport?

    Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from San Francisco Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Los Angeles Airport?

    The necessary travel and health documents for your Los Angeles Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Alternative routes for San Francisco to Los Angeles

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
San Francisco to Ontario Flights
Fastest flight time1h 23m
Cheapest price$38
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Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price$62
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Fastest flight time1h 18m
Cheapest price$65
Ontario to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price$38
San Jose to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time1h 21m
Cheapest price$84
Los Angeles to Oakland, California Flights
Fastest flight time1h 18m
Cheapest price$73
San Francisco to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time1h 33m
Cheapest price$69
San Francisco to Santa Ana Flights
Fastest flight time1h 32m
Cheapest price$127
Oakland, California to Burbank Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price$80
Oakland, California to Santa Ana Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price$77
Los Angeles to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time1h 13m
Cheapest price$98
Burbank to Oakland, California Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price$80

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Can I find flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for San Francisco to Los Angeles flights to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

I’m not ready to book a flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Los Angeles from San Francisco. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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