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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

British Airways
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Finnair
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Alitalia
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Alaska Airlines
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 20 mins
Non-Stop
Japan Airlines
MIA ➝ SFO
6 hrs 25 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA via Charlotte • MIA to SFO via CLT

Flight duration from Miami International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Charlotte Douglas Airport, United States on US Airways flight is 9 hours 9 minutes

US Airways
MIA ➝ CLT ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
9 hours 9 minutes
MIA to CLT → 2 hours 4 minutes
CLT Stop 1 hour 16 minutes
CLT to SFO → 5 hours 49 minutes

Flight time from Miami to San Francisco, CA via Newark • MIA to SFO via EWR

Flight duration from Miami International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Newark Liberty International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 11 hours 8 minutes

United Airlines
MIA ➝ EWR ➝ SFO
Total flight duration
11 hours 8 minutes
MIA to EWR → 3 hours 5 minutes
EWR Stop 1 hour 32 minutes
EWR to SFO → 6 hours 31 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 :
04:19 AM, Wed, 1 Oct, 2014
Miami Timezone: -04:00
Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :
01:19 AM, Wed, 1 Oct, 2014
San Francisco, CA Timezone: -07:00
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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