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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 6m

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

£220 - £636

6 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to London Gatwick  •  13h 8m

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

£227 - £934

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to London Heathrow  •  14h 35m

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

£223 - £742

Fly San Francisco to London City  •  14h 55m

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

£238 - £711

Fly Oakland to London Heathrow  •  15h 10m

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

£252 - £987

Fly San Francisco to London Stansted  •  15h 56m

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

£251 - £1,134

Fly San Francisco to Manchester, train  •  16h 10m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Manchester (MAN) SFO - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to London Euston

£287 - £791

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to London is to Caltrain and fly which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 14h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $280 - $850 and takes 13h 6m.

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The distance between San Francisco and London is 5385 miles.

It takes approximately 13h 6m 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 10:37 AM in San Francisco and 6:37 PM in London.

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

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There are 6894+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £70 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 6m

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

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and 10 other airlines fly from San Francisco to London Paddington every 30 minutes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £1,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£480 - £1,300
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £3,400
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £4,600
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £1,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£480 - £1,300
Flights from San Francisco to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£480 - £1,300
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£370 - £1,100
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £1,900
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£700 - £2,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£700 - £2,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Portland
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£750 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£600 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £1,900
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£700 - £2,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£700 - £2,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Portland
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£750 - £1,900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,800
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from Oakland to London Heathrow via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,900
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£490 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,600
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,800
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £2,000
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£500 - £2,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,900
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,200
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£420 - £1,300
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£700 - £2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £2,200
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
£270 - £1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Gatwick via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,900
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£390 - £1,700
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £130

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