San Francisco to London flight duration

What is the flight duration 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 quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
SFO
Arrive
LHR

Average direct flight time is 10 hours 28 minutes.

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

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

Related: Return journey London to San Francisco flight duration

San Francisco to London 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

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration 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 (SFO)
  • 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)
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines

Norwegian
Norwegian
French Bee
French Bee
TAP
TAP

DIRECT FLIGHTS

San Francisco International to London Heathrow
Flying with Brussels Airlines
10 hours 35 minutes
San Francisco International to London Heathrow
Flying with Austrian Airlines
10 hours 35 minutes
San Francisco International to London Heathrow
Flying with British Airways
10 hours 25 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 London flight time via Toronto Pearson International | to 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 | to 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 | to 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

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 & London local time and timezones

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

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
18:02 Sun, 29 Mar, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
02:02 Mon, 30 Mar, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)


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.