If you are actually flying from Beijing, China to San Francisco, CA, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Beijing and San Francisco, CA, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Beijing San Francisco, CA

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 Air China)

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 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Beijing and San Francisco, CA takes close to 14 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 36 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 23 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

Air China
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
United Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO
11 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop

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 Delta Air Lines flight is 26 hours 13 minutes

Delta Air Lines
PEK ➝ LAX ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
26 hours 13 minutes
PEK to LAX → 18 hours 40 minutes
LAX Stop 6 hours
LAX to SFO → 1 hour 33 minutes

Flight time from Beijing to San Francisco, CA via Dubai • PEK to SFO via DXB

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 29 hours 15 minutes

Emirates Airline
PEK ➝ DXB ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
29 hours 15 minutes
PEK to DXB → 8 hours 40 minutes
DXB Stop 4 hours 35 minutes
DXB to SFO → 16 hours

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 - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 19 hrs 11 mins1 Stop
PEK - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 29 hrs 8 mins1 Stop
PEK - OAK Oakland, Oakland International Airport 22 hrs 26 mins1 Stop
PEK - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 19 hrs 21 mins1 Stop

Beijing time is 16 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

Current time in Beijing, China : Wed, 10 Feb, 2016, 08:52 PM,
Beijing Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :, Wed, 10 Feb, 2016, 04:52 AM -08:00,
San Francisco, CA Timezone: PST (-08:00)

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.

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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