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Travel Information from San Francisco, CA to London

distanceDistance5342 miles (8616 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £303 • 16 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal

Travel 5342 miles (8616 km) by flight from San Francisco, CA to London. TAP Portugal is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from San Francisco, CA to London.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from San Francisco, CA, USA to London, United Kingdom?

International travel from San Francisco, CA, USA to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from USA?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from San Francisco, CA?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between San Francisco, CA and London.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to San Francisco, CA, USA from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return to San Francisco, CA, USA from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to San Francisco, CA from London restricted?

Entry into USA is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in San Francisco, CA from London?

Conditions of reentry into USA:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in San Francisco, CA, USA?

You should observe these safety measures in USA as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to USA was last checked on 27/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to San Francisco, CA from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are my San Francisco, CA to London travel options?

Getting from San Francisco, CA to London includes taking a flight.

How far is it from San Francisco, CA to London?

The San Francisco, CA to London distance is approximately 5342 miles (8616 km).

When going from San Francisco, CA to London, where do I depart from San Francisco, CA and where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from San Francisco, CA to London:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from San Francisco, CA to London?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from San Francisco, CA to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • Travel with TAP Portugal to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TAP Portugal San Francisco, CA to London tickets on Omio for £303.
    Where should I go next after I travel to London from San Francisco, CA?
    Many of our customers travelling from San Francisco, CA to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your San Francisco, CA and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I buy tickets between San Francisco, CA and London online for the best deals?

    Before travelling from San Francisco, CA to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a plane ticket is £303 one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking San Francisco, CA to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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