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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Origin Airport IATA Code OAK
Destination Airport IATA Code LAX
Flight Price $75
Distance 538 km

San Francisco (SJC) to Los Angeles (QLA)

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, you're going to want a great deal on a flight to Los Angeles. Because when you finally land, you have a city that is waiting to be explored, and that extra cash in your pocket can take your trip from "meh" to amazing. You're on the right page to score an awesome deal on your next flight from San Francisco. Whether you are an expert at navigating the friendly skies or you're new to the jet-setting scene, read below to score the best deal on your next flight.

How do you get the best deal on a ticket from SJC to QLA?

We've been doing this for years, which means getting that great deal on a Los Angeles 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?

With the right attitude and flexibility, you can fly for less. Below are the cheapest days to fly:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday—You know how most stores are not crowded midweek? Same thing here. Most people opt to depart at the beginning or end of the week.
  • Thursday and Saturday—Get a head start on that Friday crowd. This also works on your return flight. Shorten your holiday by a day and increase your savings.
  • Monday through Thursday—If you're flying internationally, deals are often available when departing these days.

What's the Saturday night stay rule?

Spending the weekend at your destination, like Los Angeles, usually means a cheaper return ticket since most people fly during this time. Good thing to tell your boss if you have a business trip -- wink-wink.

Why travel during the off-peak season?

Shoulder or off-peak seasons are when most people aren't going to certain locations. So when it's chilly, most people head to warmer climates like the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, etc., just like our feathered friends. But in the summer, you'll find that Europe is really popular. You can usually save on your flight when you fly when everyone else isn't.

Jump on that great rate

Airline carriers change their rates frequently. If you see the price you like, then book it. You're not the only vacation-hungry person waiting an awesome deal on a ticket from San Francisco to Los Angeles. You could miss your chance to get the carrier and the times you like.

Are there any other ways to save?

The Hotwire Hot Rate is for travelers who have a lot of flexibility in their travel plans. You can get one of our best rates on a ticket to Los Angeles from San Francisco. You won't find out 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 upcoming flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles. You may have enough money back in your wallet to add something that makes this holiday extra awesome ... or you can pocket the savings and put it toward your next flight out of San Francisco.

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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.