San Francisco to Japan flight duration

What is the flight duration from San Francisco to Japan?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between San Francisco and Japan so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from San Francisco to Japan

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Depart
SFO
Arrive
TYOA

Average direct flight time is 10 hours 9 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from San Francisco to Japan is 10 hours 9 minutes.

A distance of 5,185 miles / 8,344 km

Related: Return journey Japan to San Francisco flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from San Francisco to Japan is 10 hours 9 minutes
  • Distance from San Francisco to Japan is 5,185 miles / 8,344 km
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Japan is served by 0 airports
  • The currency in Japan, Japan is the Japanese Yen

Airlines

Air France
Air France
Norwegian
Norwegian
WestJet
WestJet

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 Japan flight time via Tokyo Narita | to via NRT
San Francisco to Tokyo Narita
11 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 25 minutes
Toyama to Japan
1 hours
Total journey time
15 hours 40 minutes
San Francisco to Japan flight time via Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan | to via TPE
San Francisco to Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan
13 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 45 minutes
Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan to Japan
2 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours
San Francisco to Japan flight time via Tokyo Haneda | to via HND
San Francisco to Tokyo Haneda
11 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 05 minutes
Toyama to Japan
1 hours
Total journey time
16 hours 15 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 & Japan local time and timezones

Japan, Japan time is 8 hours behind San Francisco, United States

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
21:59 Wed, 27 May, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in Japan, Japan:
13:59 Thu, 28 May, 2020,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between San Francisco, United States and Japan, Japan? 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 10 hours 9 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.