Cheap Flights from SFO to LAX in 2019

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Flight information San Francisco International to Los Angeles International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 337 miles

1h 18min

Most popular airline last month


Los Angeles International and Hawthorne

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Los Angeles International: Los Angeles International and Hawthorne.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from San Francisco International to Los Angeles International is $79. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 18min is the average flight time from San Francisco International to Los Angeles International.
There are 11 airlines who fly non-stop from San Francisco International to Los Angeles International.
There are 376 flights per week flying from San Francisco International to Los Angeles International, as of October.

SFO to LAX Flights Today:

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Top Tips for Finding Cheap Flights from SFO to LAX:

The secret lies in the flexibility of the dates! Traveling during periods of low season guarantees savings not only in flights, but also in hotels, car rentals and other travel services.

With flexible dates, just follow these three steps to find cheap flights to from SFO to LAX:

  1. Do a search for the cheapest month on our site. In this way, you’ll discover the best time to travel to LAX
  2. Create a price alert to monitor prices. By saving a search on our website and / or travel app, you'll receive emails or push notifications every time the price changes so you can book at the best time.
  3. Search for last minute flight deals. Airlines frequently lower prices at the last minute to fill any remaining seats, so if you're flexible and willing to take a chance, searching last minute might be the way to go!

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Are there nonstop flights from SFO to LAX?

Yes! Get to LAX quickly with direct flight from SFO. Skyscanner can help you find the fastest non-stop flights from SFO to LAX for the cheapest price. We scour the web looking for the best flight deals so you don't have to. Check out these amazing finds:

Direct Flights from SFO to LAX
Airline Airports (From/To) Price*
Delta San Francisco (SFO)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $87
American Airlines San Francisco (SFO)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $87
Alaska Airlines San Francisco (SFO)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $85
Southwest Airlines San Francisco (SFO)/ Los Angeles (LAX) $114

*Average lowest prices found in the last 15 days on our site, considering rate estimates and return flights for an adult in the cheapest month. Values subject to availability. Prices change according to the airport of origin and selected date.

What is the Cheapest Month to Fly from SFO to LAX?

Septemberl is the cheapest month to fly from SFO to LAX. You can find flights as low as $69 when you book early with Skyscanner!

When is the best time to book flights from SFO to LAX?

To get the best possible deal on your flight from SFO to LAX, book your airline flight during the middle of the week and take a red-eye flight if possible. Airline tickets are less in demand during the off-peak hours and days during the work week. The more flexibility you have in your schedule, the more money you will save!

What documents do I need to travel from SFO to LAX?

To fly the SFO to LAX route, be sure you bring your state issued ID with you to the airport. If you lose your ID while traveling, don't panic, just follow these simple steps. Also keep in mind that the Real ID laws go into effect in 2020; read all about it here.

How far is LAX from downtown Los Angeles?

LAX is located approximately 16 miles from downtown Los Angeles and it will take you less than a half hour to get to the city during off-peak traffic times.

What are the baggage fees & size restrictions for flights from SFO to LAX?

Many airlines have done away with the checked baggage fees in an effort to beat out competition for your business. Baggage fees cost approximately $25 dollars, for airlines that do charge the fee, and the average acceptable checked bag size limit is 62”. Check to see if your airline charges a checked bag fee here.

What is the time difference from SFO to LAX?

San Francisco and Los Angeles observe the same time zone. When you travel between the two cities you will still be in the region of Pacific Standard Time

When is the weather best for traveling from SFO to Los Angeles?

San Francisco and Los Angeles both have comparable weather patterns, with San Francisco being slightly cooler. Los Angeles is warm and sunny practically all year long, so feel free to make the trip at any time.

What are the top things to do in Los Angeles?

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  • Hollywood Sign
  • Disneyland Park
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Getty Center
  • Grand Central Market
  • Venice Beach and Boardwalk

How can I rent a car when I get to Los Angeles?

Skyscanner makes renting a car easy! Simply use the car rental tool to reserve your vehicle. Skyscanner compares the rates at hundreds of car rental companies to find you the best deals possible. Once you have locked in your reservation, you can pick up your car at the airport or at one of the many car rental facilities in downtown London.

What are the best hotels to stay at in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles offers the perfect mix of modern luxuries and affordable comforts, and you can find amazing hotels at every price point. Book your room now using Skyscanner’s hotel booking tool to save the most money.

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