The cheapest times to fly from LGW to SFO are
- January 1st to March 25th
- April 23rd to May 13th
- September 17th to December 9th (except the week of September 24th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LGW to SFO is late January. Prices can be as high as $1060 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $343 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from London (LGW) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $345 to $834 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $350. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $980. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $630 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $442 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGW to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LGW to SFO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $95 (17%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $448. Return trip prices are from the SFO to LGW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LGW to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LGW to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Transat, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to London Gatwick Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5377 miles or 8653 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LGW to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to SFO flight is about 10 hour 40 minutes.
How many flights go between London and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from LGW to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||London Gatwick Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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