There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to London Heathrow  •  13 h 5 min

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

$312 - $848

Cheapest option

Fly Oakland to London Gatwick  •  13 h 18 min

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

$265 - $946

5 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to London City  •  16 h 26 min

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

$309 - $913

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to London Heathrow  •  14 h 19 min

  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 - $953

Fly San Francisco to London Stansted  •  16 h 40 min

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

$331 - $1,533

Fly San Francisco to Southend, train  •  18 h 21 min

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

$374 - $1,534

Fly San Francisco to Manchester, train  •  16 h 5 min

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

$377 - $1,021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $260 - $950 and takes 13 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to London is to fly which costs $310 - $850 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and London is 5385 miles.

It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to get from San Francisco to London, including transfers.

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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 every 30 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via London Heathrow, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,500
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Houston
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Munich
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
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
17 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,500
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to London City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Denver
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Boston
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Jose to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Dublin, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Manchester
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Southend via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Dublin
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oakland to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160

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