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Flight time from Beijing to San Francisco, CA is 11 hours 20 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from PEK to SFO is 11 hours 20 minutes (Operated by Shanghai Airlines)

Non-Stop Beijing to San Francisco, CA flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from Beijing to San Francisco, CA?

Non-stop flight time from Beijing to San Francisco, CA is around 11 hours 45 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Beijing and San Francisco, CA takes close to 14 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 33 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the two airports in Beijing to San Francisco, CA.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Beijing - San Francisco, CA flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 18 hrs .

The nearest airport to Beijing, is Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Find flights from Beijing to cities and airports near San Francisco, CA

Distance from Beijing to San Francisco, CA is approximately 9500 kilometers.


Flights from Beijing to San Francisco, CA • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Beijing arrive at San Francisco International Airport, the major airport in San Francisco, CA

Emirates Airline
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Philippine Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Shenzhen Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Korean Air
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Beijing to San Francisco, CA via Manila • PEK to SFO via MNL

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines on Philippine Airlines flight is 21 hours 35 minutes

Philippine Airlines
PEK ➝ MNL ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
21 hours 35 minutes
PEK to MNL → 4 hours 45 minutes
MNL Stop 4 hours 50 minutes
MNL to SFO → 12 hours

Flight time from Beijing to San Francisco, CA via Los Angeles • PEK to SFO via LAX

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Los Angeles International Airport, United States on Air China flight is 24 hours 20 minutes

Air China
PEK ➝ LAX ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
24 hours 20 minutes
PEK to LAX → 12 hours
LAX Stop 10 hours 59 minutes
LAX to SFO → 1 hour 21 minutes

Flight time from Beijing, China to airports near San Francisco, CA, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing to airports nearest to San Francisco, CA is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
PEK - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 23 hrs 4 mins1 Stop
PEK - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 37 hrs 38 mins1 Stop
PEK - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 24 hrs 27 mins1 Stop

Beijing - San Francisco, CA Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Beijing, China :
11:30 AM, Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Beijing Timezone: +08:00
Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :
08:30 PM, Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
San Francisco, CA Timezone: -07:00
Beijing time is 15 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

PEK to SFO Flight - Beijing Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Beijing Airport & San Francisco, CA Airport is given below. Click the map to view Beijing to San Francisco, CA flight path and travel direction.

Beijing - Lat: 40.0754, Long: 116.592   San Francisco, CA - Lat: 37.6152, Long: -122.39

Find flying time from Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing or any other airport or city in China to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

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