San Francisco to Sydney flight duration

What is the flight duration from San Francisco to Sydney?

On average there are 2 flights flying direct each day from San Francisco to Sydney. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
SFO
Arrive
SYD

Average direct flight time is 14 hours 47 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from San Francisco to Sydney is 14 hours 35 minutes.

A distance of 7,426 miles / 11,951 km

Related: Return journey Sydney to San Francisco flight duration

San Francisco to Sydney flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 14 hours 47 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 14 hours 35 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 15 hours
  • Average daily flights: 2

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from San Francisco to Sydney is 14 hours 47 minutes
  • Distance from San Francisco to Sydney is 7,426 miles / 11,951 km
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • The currency in Sydney, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Airlines

Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
China Airlines
China Airlines
Fiji Airways
Fiji Airways
Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Qantas
Qantas
United
United

DIRECT FLIGHTS

San Francisco International to Sydney
Flying with Qantas
14 hours 35 minutes
San Francisco International to Sydney
Flying with United
15 hours 00 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 Sydney flight time via Los Angeles International | to via LAX
San Francisco to Los Angeles International
1 hours 37 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
7 hours 38 minutes
Los Angeles International to Sydney
14 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
24 hours 10 minutes
San Francisco to Sydney flight time via Vancouver International | to via YVR
San Francisco to Vancouver International
2 hours 21 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
15 hours 14 minutes
Vancouver International to Sydney
15 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
33 hours 10 minutes
San Francisco to Sydney flight time via Seoul Incheon Int'l | to via ICN
San Francisco to Seoul Incheon Int'l
12 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 55 minutes
Seoul Incheon Int'l to Sydney
10 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
36 hours 45 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 & Sydney local time and timezones

Sydney, Australia time is 17 hours ahead of San Francisco, United States

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
05:55 Fri, 29 May, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
22:55 Fri, 29 May, 2020,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between San Francisco, United States and Sydney, Australia? 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 14 hours 47 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.