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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to London by plane or train

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Fly San Francisco to London Heathrow  •  13h 8m

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

$312 - $848

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Fly Oakland to London Gatwick  •  13h 11m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to London Gatwick (LGW) OAK - LGW

$265 - $946

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Fly San Francisco to London Gatwick  •  13h 12m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London Gatwick (LGW) SFO - LGW

$301 - $1,243

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to London Heathrow  •  14h 32m

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

$317 - $956

Fly San Francisco to London City  •  15h 31m

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

$309 - $913

Fly San Francisco to Southend, train  •  16h 37m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Southend (SEN) SFO - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$464 - $1,934

Fly San Francisco to London Stansted  •  16h 43m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to London Stansted (STN) SFO - STN

$329 - $1,543

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $260 - $950 and takes 13h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $310 - $850 and takes 13h 8m.

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The distance between San Francisco and London is 5385 miles.

It takes approximately 13h 8m 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 10:43 PM in San Francisco and 6:43 AM in London.

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

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There are 9934+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to London.
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  • Distance: 5385.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 8m

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 every 30 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
14h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Chicago O'Hare, Dublin
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via London Gatwick, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,000
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Newark, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Calgary
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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