The easiest way to find a return from Los Angeles International Airport to SFO is to use the travel fare summary website and enter your departure and return dates. You can specify whether you want to search for economy class or business class flights.
Several airlines offer this route between the two popular California cities. Usually, the cheapest time to book an uninterrupted flight is about 17-21 days in advance. For connected flights, it is actually the cheapest to book 90 days in advance. There is usually not much price difference between buying a round-trip flight and a one-way flight.
California is a big state – 347 miles between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Direct flights usually take less than an hour and a half. Flights from Los Angeles International Airport to SFO are the cheapest during July and October, and the cheapest in June. The price is the same as the other months.
Some of the many airlines that offer flights include:
• United Airlines
• American airlines
• Alaska Airlines
• Virgin America
• Ethiopian Airlines
• All Nippon Airways
United offers nearly one-third of direct flights. Seattle, Washington is the most popular connecting city for the flight. Wednesday is the busiest day from Los Angeles International Airport to SFO. The most reliable airlines with the highest SFO on-time arrival rates are Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
Rent a car after your flight
There are plenty of car rentals and public transportation options to help you get to the San Francisco hotel from the airport. You can even combine car rentals and hotel rooms with airfare prices. Sometimes doing this is cheaper than trying to separate the booking. There are plenty of budget hotels and hotels to choose from. SF is an amazing city with must-see attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz Island Prison.
Need to leave your car in Los Angeles? Parking at Los Angeles International Airport is reasonably priced. The airport offers short, long term and economic parking options. If you want to take public transport, you can call one of the several taxi companies that serve the airport or take the free shuttle from the Metro Green Line station.
Flight from Los Angeles International Airport to SFO is available throughout the day, so there is flexibility. Regardless of your itinerary, you should be able to easily find an affordable ticket. Although the last minute discounts are rare, you never know when it might happen.
Use Travelocity's search function to find and compare discount flights from LAX to SFO. The site is very easy to use and you can plan the entire journey. You can also get budget accommodation and car rentals using the Travelocity coupon code.