London to San Francisco flight time

What is the flight time 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 shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from London to San Francisco

Depart
LHR
Arrive
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Average flight time for a direct flight travelling from London to San Francisco is 11 hours 6 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to San Francisco (SFO) has a duration of 11 hours.

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

Related: Return journey San Francisco to London flight duration

Direct 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

Flights from London to San Francisco | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

  • 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 Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport
  • The currency in San Francisco, United States is the US Dollar

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.

DIRECT FLIGHTS

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

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to San Francisco flight time via Reykjavik Keflavik | LHR to SFO 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 | LHR to SFO 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 | LHR to SFO via DUB
London to Dublin
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
Dublin to San Francisco
11 hours 00 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 40 minutes

Airlines flying between London and San Francisco

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and San Francisco

Norwegian
Norwegian
WestJet
WestJet

Popular routes from London

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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:
23:58 Thu, 18 Apr, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
15:58 Thu, 18 Apr, 2019,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)


Jet Lag effects from flying between London and San Francisco

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and San Francisco

London to San Francisco jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from London to San Francisco

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