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Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA Code SNA
Destination Airport IATA Code OAK
Flight Price $50
Distance 592 km

Los Angeles (QLA) to San Francisco (SJC)

Are you flying to San Francisco for a much-needed vacation or is it about time for you to have a family reunion? Or maybe you're traveling for work? Hey, anything that gets you away from that desk is a win in our books. You're in the perfect spot to snatch an awesome deal on your upcoming flight from Los Angeles. Whether you call yourself a top-seeded ticket master or only have a few trips under your wing, read on to see how to book a too-good-to-be-true flight.

How can you get a great rate on tickets from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

Hotwire has been in the game a long time, which means getting that great deal on a San Francisco flight is easy-peasy. You can pocket that extra cash for more than just getting from point A to point B with a little know-how.

Which days of the week are cheapest to fly?

Going with the flow can pay dividends when it comes to getting an affordable flight. Tuesday and Wednesday typically have the best rates. Next, Thursday and, surprisingly, Saturday. Most people like to fly back on Sunday so you can save by leaving a day earlier.

Can staying the weekend get me a cheaper ticket?

If you stay through the weekend, generally that return ticket to QLA can be cheaper since you'll be leaving earlier in the week. All those business travelers have less flexible schedules, so that means savings for you. We're all for that!

Why travel during the off-peak season?

It's all about going to a place when its weather is at its best. Summertime is when Europe, Hawaii, and Alaska are at their most popular. During spring, New Orleans, Florida, and California open their arms to tourists. Feeling the bitter cold? Well, the Caribbean Islands and Mexico can warm you up. Unless you're a ski bum -- then places like Colorado will be your winter wonderland. Who doesn't love some good fall foliage? The Pacific Northwest, Northern California, and New England are popular this time of the year. Flying during less popular periods can mean extra money in your wallet -- yes, please!

Is that the lowest price?

Airlines change their rates frequently. If a price you like pops up, then book it! There are a lot of other people that are longing for an awesome rate on a ticket from Los Angeles to San Francisco. You could lose your opportunity to dial in the time and the flight you wanted.

What is the Hotwire Hot Rate?

The Hotwire Hot Rate is what makes Hotwire one of the best bargains out there. It's one of our ways to help get you one of the best rates on your flight from Los Angeles (QLA) to San Francisco (SJC). You won't know the time and airline until after you book, but it is a risk where you can reap the rewards.

Book your flight today

Try these tips before you book your next flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco. You may have enough coin back in your hand to add something that makes this holiday extra awesome ... or you can roll that money over and put it toward your next flight out of Los Angeles.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Hotwire.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.