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

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Departure
Honolulu
Arrival
San Francisco, CA

Flight time from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA is 4 hours 53 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from HNL to SFO is 4 hours 53 minutes (Operated by Air China)

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

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Distance from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA is approximately 3860 kilometers.

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

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
Air China
HNL ➝ SFO
4 hrs 53 mins
United Airlines
HNL ➝ SFO
4 hrs 53 mins
Hawaiian Airlines
HNL ➝ SFO
4 hrs 57 mins
Korean Air
HNL ➝ SFO
5 hrs 3 mins
Air New Zealand
HNL ➝ SFO
5 hrs 4 mins

Flight time from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA via Los Angeles • HNL to SFO via LAX

Flight duration from Honolulu International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Los Angeles International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 11 hours 58 minutes

United Airlines HNL to LAX
5 hrs 33 mins
LAX
 Waiting Time
4 hrs 56 mins
LAX to SFO
1 hr 29 mins
Total Duration:
11 hrs 58 mins

Flight time from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA via Seattle, WA • HNL to SFO via SEA

Flight duration from Honolulu International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, United States on Alaska Airlines flight is 24 hours 47 minutes

Alaska Airlines HNL to SEA
6 hrs
SEA
 Waiting Time
16 hrs 30 mins
SEA to SFO
2 hrs 17 mins
Total Duration:
24 hrs 47 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Honolulu to San Francisco, CA is around 5 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Honolulu and San Francisco, CA takes close to 7 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 31 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

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

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Honolulu - 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 35 mins to 24 hrs .

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

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
HNL - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 13 hrs 51 mins 1 Stop
HNL - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 5 hrs 15 mins Non-Stop
HNL - OAK Oakland, Oakland International Airport 5 hrs 5 mins Non-Stop
HNL - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 5 hrs 5 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Honolulu and San Francisco, CA

Honolulu time is 3 hours behind San Francisco, CA

Current time in Honolulu, United States : Wed, 21 Apr, 2021,
Honolulu Timezone: HST (-10:00)

05:02 PM

Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :, Wed, 21 Apr, 2021,
San Francisco, CA Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

08:02 PM

HNL to SFO Flight - Honolulu Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

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