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Fares from $20 One Way, $51 Round Trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Prices starting at $51 for return flights and $20 for one-way flights to Los Angeles were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeQLA
Distance337 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesDelta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Qantas, Southwest Airlines, Korean Air, WestJet, Air China LTD, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air France, Copa Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Virgin Australia, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, LATAM Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Finnair, Air Tahiti Nui, ANA, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival2:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:39AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 26, 2020

It was a good flight experience.

Dec 20, 2019

Nice friendly crew members, nice landed at SNA which is one of hardest to land in the nation.

Oct 15, 2019

Burbank is convenient but a dump.

Oct 6, 2019

Great value

Aug 4, 2019

Bad WiFi or rather no wifi

Jul 27, 2019

They forced me to check my bag and there was TONS of free overhead space once i got on the plane that went unused. That was unnecessary.

Feb 9, 2019

Loved the Alaska experience!

Jan 23, 2019

Exceptionally helpful with boarding and deplaning due to a handicap.

Dec 18, 2018

Only thing I didn't like is that I had to pay $30.00 each way for my very small suitcase to be checked in because it had an aerosol container in it. Somehow this needs to be written out in big bold lettering online when one is getting their ticket.

Nov 14, 2018

Good and time

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San Francisco to Los Angeles flights leave from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), located thirteen miles from downtown San Francisco. Both United Airlines and Virgin America serve San Francisco International. From downtown San Francisco, you can travel to the airport on the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system for around $8. Alternatively, the SamTrans bus can be used for $2. Once you have arrived at the airport, you will need to reach Boarding Area D in Terminal 2, if traveling on flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles with Virgin America, or Boarding Area F in Terminal 3, if traveling with United Airlines.

Your San Francisco to Los Angeles flights will arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). If you have booked direct San Francisco to Los Angeles flights, your trip will take around one hour. Once your flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles have touched down, the Shuttle One service can take you to hotels in the Buena Park and Anaheim areas, or you can find car rental companies just off the main airport site. Los Angeles is warmest in June and coldest in March, so pack appropriately for your trip. The winter and spring receive the most rain, so take an umbrella if you are traveling during these seasons.

Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

Yes, you can book direct flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). What's more, there are 5 airlines to pick from. Pretty cool, huh? See which of these well-known carriers works the best for you:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles?

Leave that binge-watching for another day, because the trip from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) can be as quick as 1 hour and 18 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles most frequently?

These are the carriers that have the most frequent flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). Reserve your seat with one of the following and find out why they are in demand: Alaska Airlines - (AS) with 347 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 260 flights every month Delta Air Lines - (DL) with 178 flights every month Southwest Airlines - (WN) with 134 flights every month

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.