Duration 13h 7m
Distance 5385 miles
Average price £430
Possible routes 5 found

San Francisco to London

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from San Francisco to London by flight and train. We recommend flying from San Francisco to London Heathrow, which is the fastest option and takes around 13h 7m.

Recommended route

Fly San Francisco to London Heathrow

  1. San Francisco
  2. London Paddington
Fastest
13h 7m
£220 - £641
Alternative routes

Fly San Francisco to London Gatwick, train

  1. San Francisco
  2. Gatwick Airport
  3. London Victoria
13h 19m
£224 - £929

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to London Heathrow

  1. San Francisco Caltrain
  2. San Jose
  3. London Paddington
14h 36m
Cheapest
£223 - £748

Fly San Francisco to London City

  1. San Francisco
  2. London Bank DLR
15h 27m
£226 - £711

Fly Oakland to London Heathrow

  1. Oakland
  2. London Paddington
15h
£242 - £993

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from San Francisco to London? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to London is to Caltrain and fly which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 14h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $280 - $850 and takes 13h 7m.

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The distance between San Francisco and London is 5385 miles.

It takes approximately 13h 7m to get from San Francisco to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 15m.

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London is 8h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:53 AM in San Francisco and 5:53 PM in London.

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Icelandair and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 8722+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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How to travel from San Francisco to London

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from San Francisco to London right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between San Francisco and London?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and 11 other airlines fly from San Francisco to London Paddington hourly.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£490 - £2,200
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,200
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £900
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,200

London, United Kingdom

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, London is a traveller’s delight. Catering to a wide range of tastes, there’s something for everyone in the English capital. London boasts myriad historical sites, art galleries, sporting attractions, world-class restaurants and eateries, high fashion outlets, and cultural events. Take a cruise down the iconic River Thames, visit iconic Big Ben and the Tower of London, say hi to the Queen at Buckingham Palace, catch a show at a famous West End theatre or be one with nature in much-loved Hyde Park or Kensington Gardens.

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