San Francisco to Edinburgh flight duration

What is the flight duration from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

On average there are 1 flights flying direct each day from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
SFO
Arrive
EDI

Average direct flight time is 15 hours 10 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh is 15 hours 10 minutes.

A distance of 5,049 miles / 8,126 km

Related: Return journey Edinburgh to San Francisco flight duration

San Francisco to Edinburgh flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 15 hours 10 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 15 hours 10 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 15 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 1

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from San Francisco to Edinburgh is 15 hours 10 minutes
  • Distance from San Francisco to Edinburgh is 5,049 miles / 8,126 km
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Edinburgh is served by 1 airports Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
  • The currency in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines

Norwegian
Norwegian
French Bee
French Bee
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines
WestJet
WestJet

DIRECT FLIGHTS

San Francisco International to Edinburgh
Flying with Aer Lingus
15 hours 10 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)

San Francisco to Edinburgh flight time via London Heathrow | to via LHR
San Francisco to London Heathrow
10 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
7 hours 15 minutes
London Heathrow to Edinburgh
1 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
19 hours 10 minutes
San Francisco to Edinburgh flight time via New York John F. Kennedy | to via JFK
San Francisco to New York John F. Kennedy
5 hours 38 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
14 hours 57 minutes
New York John F. Kennedy to Edinburgh
6 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
27 hours 25 minutes
San Francisco to Edinburgh flight time via Amsterdam | to via AMS
San Francisco to Amsterdam
10 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 05 minutes
Amsterdam to Edinburgh
1 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 55 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.


San Francisco & Edinburgh local time and timezones

Edinburgh, United Kingdom time is 16 hours behind San Francisco, United States

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
23:14 Sat, 30 May, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in Edinburgh, United Kingdom:
07:14 Sun, 31 May, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between San Francisco, United States and Edinburgh, United Kingdom? 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 15 hours 10 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.