There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to London by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly San Francisco to London Heathrow  •  13h 7m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London Heathrow (LHR) SFO - LHR

£138 - £788

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Fly San Francisco to London Gatwick, train  •  13h 20m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London Gatwick (LGW) SFO - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£202 - £876

Fly San Francisco to London City  •  15h 37m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London City (LCY) SFO - LCY

£204 - £908

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to London Heathrow  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to London Heathrow (LHR) SJC - LHR

£153 - £1,248

Fly Oakland to London Heathrow  •  15h 21m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to London Heathrow (LHR) OAK - LHR

£163 - £1,444

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly and train which costs $250 - $1,200 and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $170 - $1,100 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 3:55 AM in San Francisco and 11:55 AM in London.

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

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There are 4232+ 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 29 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to London.
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  • Distance: 5385.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 7m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and London, England?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and 11 other airlines fly from San Francisco to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£480 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via London Heathrow, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £950
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £3,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £3,100
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £3,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £3,100
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£850 - £4,200
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
15h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£900 - £5,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £2,200
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £2,300
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,700
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,600
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £2,700
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £2,300
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £2,700
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£480 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£330 - £900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Calgary
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,100
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Calgary
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,100
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £3,500
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£950 - £6,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £2,300
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £3,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,400
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£1,400 - £2,300
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£1,400 - £2,300
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £650
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Schedules at
caltrain.com

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