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

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Departure
Los Angeles
Arrival
San Francisco, CA

Flight time from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA is 1 hour 21 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from LAX to SFO is 1 hour 21 minutes (Operated by American Airlines)

The nearest airport to Los Angeles, is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA is approximately 540 kilometers.

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

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
American Airlines
LAX ➝ SFO
1 hr 21 mins
United Airlines
LAX ➝ SFO
1 hr 24 mins
Delta Air Lines
LAX ➝ SFO
1 hr 24 mins

Flight time from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA via Salt Lake City, UT • LAX to SFO via SLC

Flight duration from Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Salt Lake City International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 5 hours 14 minutes

Delta Air Lines LAX to SLC
1 hr 51 mins
SLC
 Waiting Time
1 hr 4 mins
SLC to SFO
2 hrs 19 mins
Total Duration:
5 hrs 14 mins

Flight time from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA via Seattle, WA • LAX to SFO via SEA

Flight duration from Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, United States on Delta Air Lines flight is 16 hours 28 minutes

Delta Air Lines LAX to SEA
2 hrs 51 mins
SEA
 Waiting Time
11 hrs 15 mins
SEA to SFO
2 hrs 22 mins
Total Duration:
16 hrs 28 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA is around 1 hour 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA takes close to 3 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 18 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

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

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Los Angeles - 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 30 mins to 14 hrs .

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

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LAX - MMH Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Lakes Airport 1 hr 16 mins Non-Stop
LAX - STS Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Airport 1 hr 29 mins Non-Stop
LAX - OAK Oakland, Oakland International Airport 1 hr 14 mins Non-Stop
LAX - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 1 hr 30 mins Non-Stop
LAX - MRY Monterey, Monterey Peninsula Airport 1 hr 5 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA

Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA are in the same timezone America/Los_Angeles

Current time in Los Angeles / San Francisco, CA, United States : Tue, 26 Jan, 2021,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)

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LAX to SFO Flight - Los Angeles Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

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