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Flight time from Berlin to San Francisco, CA is 13 hours 40 minutes

One stop flight time from TXL to SFO via FRA is 13 hours 40 minutes (Operated by Lufthansa)

More direct flights with stopover

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Berlin to San Francisco, CA. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Berlin 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.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 20 hrs .

The nearest airport to Berlin, is Berlin-tegel / Otto Lilienthal Airport (TXL) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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

Distance from Berlin to San Francisco, CA is approximately 9120 kilometers.


Flight time from Berlin to San Francisco, CA via Newark • TXL to SFO via EWR

Flight duration from Berlin-tegel / Otto Lilienthal Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Newark Liberty International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 21 hours 10 minutes

United Airlines
TXL ➝ EWR ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
21 hours 10 minutes
TXL to EWR → 9 hours 20 minutes
EWR Stop 5 hours 25 minutes
EWR to SFO → 6 hours 25 minutes

Flight time from Berlin to San Francisco, CA via Copenhagen • TXL to SFO via CPH

Flight duration from Berlin-tegel / Otto Lilienthal Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Kastrup Airport, Denmark on Scandinavian Airlines System flight is 26 hours 35 minutes

Scandinavian Airlines System
TXL ➝ CPH ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
26 hours 35 minutes
TXL to CPH → 1 hour
CPH Stop 14 hours 15 minutes
CPH to SFO → 11 hours 20 minutes

Flight time from Berlin, Germany to airports near San Francisco, CA, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Berlin-tegel / Otto Lilienthal Airport, Berlin to airports nearest to San Francisco, CA is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
TXL - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 22 hrs 8 mins1 Stop
TXL - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 18 hrs 55 mins1 Stop
TXL - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 21 hrs 32 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Berlin and San Francisco, CA

American Airlines

Air Berlin

Delta Air Lines

Lufthansa

United Airlines

US Airways

Berlin - San Francisco, CA Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Berlin, Germany :
11:21 AM, Sat, 1 Nov, 2014
Berlin Timezone: +01:00
Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :
03:21 AM, Sat, 1 Nov, 2014
San Francisco, CA Timezone: -07:00
Berlin time is 8 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

TXL to SFO Flight - Berlin Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

Berlin - Lat: 52.5597, Long: 13.2877   San Francisco, CA - Lat: 37.6152, Long: -122.39

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