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Flight time from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco, CA is 16 hours 40 minutes

One stop flight time from KUL to SFO via HKG is 16 hours 40 minutes (Operated by Cathay Pacific)

More direct flights with stopover

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur and San Francisco, CA takes close to 17 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 47 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 23 hrs .

The nearest airport to Kuala Lumpur, is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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

Distance from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco, CA is approximately 13640 kilometers.


Flight time from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco, CA via Hong Kong • KUL to SFO via HKG

Flight duration from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Hong Kong International Airport, China on Cathay Pacific flight is 16 hours 40 minutes

Cathay Pacific
KUL ➝ HKG ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
16 hours 40 minutes
KUL to HKG → 3 hours 55 minutes
HKG Stop 50 minutes
HKG to SFO → 11 hours 55 minutes

Flight time from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco, CA via Hong Kong • KUL to SFO via HKG

Flight duration from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Hong Kong International Airport, China on Cathay Pacific flight is 16 hours 50 minutes

Cathay Pacific
KUL ➝ HKG ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
16 hours 50 minutes
KUL to HKG → 3 hours 45 minutes
HKG Stop 1 hour 10 minutes
HKG to SFO → 11 hours 55 minutes

Flight time from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to airports near San Francisco, CA, United States

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
KUL - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 26 hrs 35 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Kuala Lumpur and San Francisco, CA

American Airlines

Malaysia Airlines

Kuala Lumpur - San Francisco, CA Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia :
10:23 AM, Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Kuala Lumpur Timezone: +08:00
Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :
06:23 PM, Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
San Francisco, CA Timezone: -08:00
Kuala Lumpur time is 16 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

KUL to SFO Flight - Kuala Lumpur Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

Kuala Lumpur - Lat: 2.7456, Long: 101.71   San Francisco, CA - Lat: 37.6152, Long: -122.39

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