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

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Departure
London
Arrival
San Francisco, CA

Flight time from London to San Francisco, CA is 11 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from LHR to SFO is 11 hours (Operated by Delta Air Lines)

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The nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Distance from London to San Francisco, CA is approximately 8620 kilometers.

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

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
Austrian Airlines
LHR ➝ SFO
11 hrs
Lufthansa
LHR ➝ SFO
11 hrs
Virgin Atlantic Airways
LHR ➝ SFO
11 hrs
American Airlines
LHR ➝ SFO
11 hrs 5 mins
Air France
LHR ➝ SFO
11 hrs 5 mins

Flight time from London to San Francisco, CA via Charlotte • LHR to SFO via CLT

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Charlotte Douglas Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 17 hours 48 minutes

American Airlines LHR to CLT
9 hrs 25 mins
CLT
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 30 mins
CLT to SFO
5 hrs 53 mins
Total Duration:
17 hrs 48 mins

Flight time from London to San Francisco, CA via Frankfurt • LCY to SFO via FRA

Flight duration from London City Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Frankfurt International Airport, Germany on British Airways flight is 25 hours 15 minutes

British Airways LCY to FRA
1 hr 30 mins
FRA
 Waiting Time
12 hrs 20 mins
FRA to SFO
11 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration:
25 hrs 15 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from London to San Francisco, CA is around 11 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between London and San Francisco, CA takes close to 13 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 44 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the 4 airports in London to San Francisco, CA.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, London - 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 1 hr to 25 hrs .

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

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LHR - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 19 hrs 3 mins 1 Stop
LHR - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 16 hrs 47 mins 1 Stop
LHR - OAK Oakland, Oakland International Airport 19 hrs 7 mins 1 Stop
LHR - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 11 hrs 5 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between London and San Francisco, CA

London time is 8 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Sat, 25 Sep, 2021,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

11:41 PM

Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :, Sat, 25 Sep, 2021,
San Francisco, CA Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

03:41 PM

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LHR to SFO Flight - London Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

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