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The above table shows flights from London to San Francisco. The fares are historical (date and time mentioned), non-warranted and subject to change. The cost of plane tickets to San Francisco from London is inclusive of the base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

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Take advantage of our flight booking engine to search flights to San Francisco from London. Compare London to San Francisco fares with popular and low-cost airlines in the travel category you want to go with, and book your air ticket with a flight that offers the lowest rate.

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Top Airports in San Francisco

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Top Airports in London

  • London City Airport (LCY)
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
  • London Luton Airport (LTN)
  • London Stansted Airport (STN)
  • London Southend Airport (SEN)

How Long is the Flight from London to San Francisco?

You might be interested in knowing the distance between San Francisco and London. Take a quick look at the table below that reads the flight distance between the departure and arrival airports in the respective cities.


Flight Distance

Flight Time

Flight to SFO from  LCY

5,381 miles/8660 km

11 hours 16 minutes

Flight to OAK from LHR

5,357 miles/8622 km

11 hours 13 minutes

Flight to SJC from LTN

5,352 miles/8613 km

11 hours 12 minutes

Flight to SJC from LGW

5,393 miles/8680 km

11 hours 17 minutes

Flight to SFO from STN

5,368 miles/8638 km

11 hours 14 minutes

Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information. 

If this is your first flight to SFO from LON, to SJC from LTN, from LON to LHR, from STN to SFO, etc., you should note that San Francisco is eight hours behind London. How will it affect your travel? Suppose your airplane departs at 1.00 PM from London on a Saturday, taking flight time into consideration, you may conclude the approximate arrival time to be 11.15 PM of the same day. But the time difference makes a difference to the plan. 1 PM (Saturday) of London is 5 AM of San Francisco (Saturday). So, according to San Francisco’s local time, the arrival time will be approximately 4.15 PM (Saturday).

Which Airlines do Fly to San Francisco from London?

Poplar carriers operating flights from London to San Francisco are British Airways, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Finnair, American Airlines, and Aer Lingus.

Discover San Francisco flight from London with different airlines. There are low-cost carriers like Southwest Airlines that can help you to reduce your travel expense. If you are a bit flexible with your travel dates, you may save big on your flight booking. Opt for the Flexible Date Fare that appears at the top of every search result.  Or call us to speak to our travel expert, we can help you find the best flight route and fare to San Francisco.

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