Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Except on hand baggage only fares

Experience San Francisco

With multiple British Airways flights leaving London for San Francisco every week, it has never been easier to soak up the sights and sounds of this colourful Californian city. Take in the view from the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, visit the sea lions at Fisherman's Wharf, immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan cuisine of San Francisco's fashionable districts and explore historic Alcatraz Island. Whatever you choose to do first, we will get you there feeling relaxed and raring to go.

Make the most of your holiday by choosing from a number of convenient flight times and let our friendly cabin crew take care of your safety and comfort from take-off to landing. Fill up on souvenirs with a 23kg baggage allowance included as standard and choose from three handy check-in options, making your trip to San Francisco stress-free from start to finish.

Flight facts from London to San Francisco

Flight duration from London to San Francisco

Flight duration from London to San Francisco

A direct flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to San Francisco International (SFO) takes 10 hours and 50 minutes, whilst a number of flight options connecting in New York, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami make it easy to pick a flight time to suit you best.

Flying to San Francisco with British Airways

Flying to San Francisco with British Airways

Relax in comfort on our flights from London to San Francisco and enjoy our complimentary food and bar service alongside the latest in-flight entertainment. With a 23kg luggage allowance and free seat selection 24hrs in advance, you can enjoy a hassle-free holiday when you fly with British Airways.

Arriving in San Francisco from London

Arriving in San Francisco from London

Our flights from London land at San Francisco International Airport, located 21 kilometres south of the city. From the airport, you can travel with ease to the city centre or the wider Bay Area using the BART direct rail link. Alternatively, hire a car for the freedom to explore further afield and travel to popular spots such as stunning Sausalito or the vineyards of the famous Napa Valley.

Useful information about San Francisco

Get ready for your stay in San Francisco with some useful facts to make your arrival stress-free.

- Currency: US Dollar ($)
- Country Code: +1
- Local Area Code: 415
- Electricity: 120 V, 60 Hz, North American 2 blade plug

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San Francisco weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 13°Jan
  • 15°Feb
  • 16°Mar
  • 17°Apr
  • 17°May
  • 19°Jun
  • 18°Jul
  • 18°Aug
  • 21°Sep
  • 20°Oct
  • 17°Nov
  • 14°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 119
  • 97
  • 79
  • 38
  • 18
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 8
  • 25
  • 64
  • 112
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 5
  • 7
  • 8
  • 10
  • 11
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

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