San Francisco to London flight time

What is the flight time from San Francisco to London

On average there are 18 flights flying direct each day from San Francisco to London. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from San Francisco to London

Depart
SFO
Arrive
LHR

The average flight time for a direct flight from San Francisco to London is 10 hours 28 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from San Francisco (SFO) to London (LHR) has a duration of 10 hours 15 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey London to San Francisco flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between San Francisco, United States and London, 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 10 hours 28 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flights

San Francisco International to London Heathrow
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Total flight time
10 hours 35 minutes
San Francisco International to London Heathrow
carrier logo Flying with Austrian Airlines
Total flight time
10 hours 35 minutes
San Francisco International to London Heathrow
carrier logo Flying with British Airways
Total flight time
10 hours 25 minutes

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 10 hours 28 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours 15 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 10 hours 35 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 18

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

San Francisco to London flight time via Toronto Pearson International | SFO to LHR via YYZ

carrier logo San Francisco to Toronto Pearson International
4 hours 54 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 16 minutes
carrier logo Toronto Pearson International to London
6 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 05 minutes

San Francisco to London flight time via Washington Dulles | SFO to LHR via IAD

carrier logo San Francisco to Washington Dulles
4 hours 54 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 31 minutes
carrier logo Washington Dulles to London
7 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 50 minutes

San Francisco to London flight time via Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau | SFO to LHR via YUL

carrier logo San Francisco to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau
5 hours 17 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 28 minutes
carrier logo Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau to London
6 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 10 minutes

San Francisco to London flight time via Los Angeles International | SFO to LHR via LAX

carrier logo San Francisco to Los Angeles International
1 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 35 minutes
carrier logo Los Angeles International to London
10 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 45 minutes

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

San Francisco to London flight time information

  • The average flight time from San Francisco to London is 10 hours 28 minutes
  • Distance from San Francisco to London is 5,356 miles / 8,619 km
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines flying between San Francisco and London

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

Finnair
Finnair
Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus
Icelandair
Icelandair
LEVEL
LEVEL
Iberia
Iberia
Austrian Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Brussels Airlines
WOW air
WOW air

Popular routes from San Francisco

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San Francisco & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 8 hours ahead of San Francisco, United States

Day and time in San Francisco, United States: Wed, 14 Nov, 2018,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)
08:02
Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Wed, 14 Nov, 2018,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)
16:02

Jet Lag effects from flying between San Francisco and London

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

San Francisco to London jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from San Francisco to London

Average prices of flights to London throughout the year.

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