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Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles starting at $18.

Book one-way or return flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles from as little as $18. Choose from the popular airlines below and book your flight today!

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Find cheap airlines flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

View airlines operating flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Compare prices, find the option that best suits your travel needs, and enjoy a comfortable journey with a trusted airline.

Delta Air Lines
From $35
Alaska Airlines
From $41
Jetblue Airways
From $46
Southwest Airlines
From $68
United Airlines
From $71
American Airlines
From $76
Frontier Airlines
From $106
ANA airlines

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Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles by different airports

Discover different routes, airlines, and transfers and find the best alternative flights for your journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

  • Cheapest
    Frontier Airlines
    SFO
    14:42
    1h 28m
    Direct
    LAX
    16:10
    San Francisco International Airport - Los Angeles International Airport
    Tue, Jun 11Frontier Airlines
    $106
  • Frontier Airlines
    SFO
    14:42
    1h 28m
    Direct
    LAX
    16:10
    San Francisco International Airport - Los Angeles International Airport
    Tue, Jun 11Frontier Airlines
    $106
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles based on the departure date and time of your selection. By analyzing data from all airlines, we've discovered that on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around $126.
  • How long does it take to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) and what is the distance?

    It takes around 1 hour 32 minutes to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Los Angeles?

    • The distance from Los Angeles International Airport to downtown is about 19km. It takes about 30 minutes by taxi.
    • The distance from Ontario International Airport to downtown is about 59km. It takes about 1 hour 10 minutes by taxi.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX)?

    Airlines with flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX): United Airlines, Volaris, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, Qatar Airways, American Airlines, LATAM Airlines, Air China, Gulf Air and Air Tahiti Nui.

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San Francisco to Los Angeles Flight Information

Cheapest nonstop flight price

$17

Cheapest round-trip ticket price

$28

Off-season for travel

May

Peak season for travel

November

Flight distance

545.43km

Average flight time

1 hour 32 minutes

Popular airline

American Airlines