Flights from Birmingham to San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities on the west coast. Famed for its steep rolling hills, iconic bridges, unique architecture, and its wonderful location on the Pacific Coast Highway. Cosmopolitan and diverse, the stunning Bay Area just gets better with time.

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Cheap flights to San Francisco from Birmingham

Grab yourself a cheap flight to San Francisco and discover how easy it is to travel to North America with Aer Lingus. Connect in Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 and pre-clear U.S. immigration before boarding your flight - that means you can grab your bags and go when you land in San Francisco!

Why Visit San Francisco?

"Every man should be allowed to love two cities - his own and San Francisco," once said author Gene Fowler. San Francisco, also known as the City by the Bay, is a diverse, colourful, and intriguing destination luring visitors from all corners of the world with its beauty, culture, history and dynamic ambience. It is best known for its steep hills, beautiful panoramic vistas, and excellent cuisine. The eclectic mix of architecture, sandy beaches, ethnic and cultural diversity, and entertainment for all ages makes San Francisco a great choice for vacation.

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Flights in brief

Direct flights from Dublin available to: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Average flight time: 11 hours

Frequency: Daily

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Useful facts on San Francisco

International dialling code: +1 / 001

Area code: 415

Currency: US Dollar, $1 = 100 cents

Emergency numbers: 911


City proper: 408,568

Metropolitan area: 4,656,132

San Francisco tourist information

Visitor Information Services

900 Market Street, San Francisco (Lower Level of Hallidie Plaza)

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm. Sat-Sun 9 am-3 pm

Telephone: +1 415 391 2000

San Francisco International airport

All Aer Lingus flights to San Francisco arrive at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is located approximately 8 miles south of San Francisco.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) rail runs from SFO to San Mateo County, San Francisco and the East Bay. It is a convenient and quick way of getting to the city centre. You will find the SFO BART Station on the Departures/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). Tickets can be bought at the SFO BART Station upon arrival. (

SamTrans offers 24-hour bus service connecting SFO to San Mateo County and parts of San Francisco. Routes KX, 292, 397 and 398 stop directly at the Airport terminals.
SamTrans buses stop at the terminals,:
Terminal 2: Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, center island adjacent to Courtyard 2
Terminal 3: Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level, curbside adjacent to Courtyard 4
International Terminal: Level 1 at Courtyard A and curbside adjacent to Courtyard 

Taxis offer door-to-door service to any destination within San Francisco and surrounding communities.

Public transport

San Francisco has the most extensive public transit system on the West Coast. The MUNI-Metro, a light rail System, operates five routes that crisscross the city. BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is the regional transit system connecting San Francisco with outlying communities. 

The MUNI Passport can be purchased at the airport, online or at several locations inside the city. Offers unlimited rides on buses, historical streetcars and cable cars.

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