Sydney to San Francisco flight duration

What is the flight duration from Sydney to San Francisco?

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

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Average direct flight time is 13 hours 32 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Sydney (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO) has a duration of 13 hours 20 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey San Francisco to Sydney flight duration

Sydney to San Francisco flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 13 hours 32 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 13 hours 20 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 13 hours 45 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 2

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Sydney to San Francisco is 13 hours 32 minutes
  • Distance from Sydney to San Francisco is 7,426 miles / 11,951 km
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • San Francisco is served by 1 airports San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • The currency in San Francisco, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Sydney, Australia and San Francisco, United States? 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 13 hours 32 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Sydney to San Francisco International
Flying with Qantas
13 hours 20 minutes
Sydney to San Francisco International
Flying with United
13 hours 45 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Sydney to San Francisco flight time via Hong Kong International | SYD to SFO via HKG
Sydney to Hong Kong International
9 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 35 minutes
Hong Kong International to San Francisco
12 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
25 hours 40 minutes
Sydney to San Francisco flight time via Seoul Incheon Int'l | SYD to SFO via ICN
Sydney to Seoul Incheon Int'l
11 hours
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 15 minutes
Seoul Incheon Int'l to San Francisco
10 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
23 hours 55 minutes
Sydney to San Francisco flight time via Los Angeles International | SYD to SFO via LAX
Sydney to Los Angeles International
13 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 40 minutes
Los Angeles International to San Francisco
1 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 50 minutes

Airlines flying between Sydney and San Francisco

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

China Airlines
China Airlines
China Southern
China Southern
Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Qantas
Qantas
United
United

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Sydney & San Francisco local time and timezones

San Francisco, United States time is 6 hours ahead of Sydney, Australia

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
01:31 Wed, 23 Oct, 2019,
Sydney Timezone: AEDT (+11:00)

Date and time in San Francisco, United States:
07:31 Tue, 22 Oct, 2019,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

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