London to San Francisco flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to San Francisco?

On average there are 14 flights flying direct each day from London to San Francisco. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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SFO

Average direct flight time is 11 hours 6 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to San Francisco is 11 hours.

A distance of 5,356 miles / 8,619 km

Related: Return journey San Francisco to London flight duration

London to San Francisco flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 11 hours 6 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 14

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to San Francisco is 11 hours 6 minutes
  • Distance from London to San Francisco is 5,356 miles / 8,619 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • The currency in San Francisco, United States is the US Dollar

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DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to San Francisco International
Flying with Brussels Airlines
11 hours 10 minutes
London Heathrow to San Francisco International
Flying with Austrian Airlines
11 hours 10 minutes
London Heathrow to San Francisco International
Flying with Virgin Atlantic
11 hours 00 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to San Francisco flight time via Reykjavik Keflavik | to via KEF
London to Reykjavik Keflavik
3 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
16 hours 05 minutes
Reykjavik Keflavik to San Francisco
9 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
28 hours 35 minutes
London to San Francisco flight time via Chicago O'Hare International | to via ORD
London to Chicago O'Hare International
8 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 20 minutes
Chicago O'Hare International to San Francisco
4 hours 46 minutes
Total journey time
26 hours 46 minutes
London to San Francisco flight time via Dublin | to via DUB
London to Dublin
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
Dublin to San Francisco
11 hours
Total journey time
13 hours 40 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & San Francisco local time and timezones

San Francisco, United States time is 8 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
13:59 Wed, 3 Jun, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
05:59 Wed, 3 Jun, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and San Francisco, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 11 hours 6 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.