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Flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA is 5 hours 50 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from MIA to SFO is 5 hours 50 minutes (Operated by US Airways)

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

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

Non-stop flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA is around 5 hours to 7 hours .

Fastest one-stop flight between Miami and San Francisco, CA takes close to 8 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 21 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Miami - 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 32 mins to 12 hrs .

The nearest airport to Miami, is Miami International Airport (MIA) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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

Distance from Miami to San Francisco, CA is approximately 4160 kilometers.


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

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

American Airlines
MIA ➝ SFO
5 hrs 50 mins
Non-Stop
TAM Brazilian Airlines
MIA ➝ SFO
5 hrs 50 mins
Non-Stop
Aero 2000
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Iberia Airlines
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Alitalia
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA via Atlanta, GA • MIA to SFO via ATL

Flight duration from Miami International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Hartsfield-jackson Atlanta International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 8 hours 12 minutes

Delta Air Lines
MIA ➝ ATL ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
8 hours 12 minutes
MIA to ATL → 2 hours 3 minutes
ATL Stop 42 minutes
ATL to SFO → 5 hours 27 minutes

Flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA via Los Angeles • MIA to SFO via LAX

Flight duration from Miami International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Los Angeles International Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 13 hours 35 minutes

American Airlines
MIA ➝ LAX ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
13 hours 35 minutes
MIA to LAX → 5 hours 45 minutes
LAX Stop 6 hours 30 minutes
LAX to SFO → 1 hour 20 minutes

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

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
MIA - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 8 hrs 32 minsNon-Stop
MIA - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 8 hrs 20 mins1 Stop
MIA - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 24 hrs 19 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Miami and San Francisco, CA

American Airlines

Alaska Airlines

Delta Air Lines

United Airlines

US Airways

Miami - San Francisco, CA Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Miami, United States :
11:08 PM, Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Miami Timezone: -05:00
Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :
08:08 PM, Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
San Francisco, CA Timezone: -08:00
Miami time is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

MIA to SFO Flight - Miami Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

Miami - Lat: 25.7965, Long: -80.2756   San Francisco, CA - Lat: 37.6152, Long: -122.39

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