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.

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)

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 25 mins

Flight time from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA via Phoenix • LAX to SFO via PHX

Flight duration from Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Sky Harbor International Airport, United States on American Airlines flight is 4 hours 46 minutes

LAX to PHX 1 hr 28 mins
PHX Waiting Time 1 hr 12 mins
PHX to SFO 2 hrs 6 mins
Total Duration: 4 hrs 46 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.

Direct flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA with stop-over takes between 4 hours to 5 hours based on stopover city.

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 stopover destination while flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco, CA is between 1 hour to 2 hours based on airline you choose.

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Airport
LAX - STS
1 hr 29 mins
Non-Stop
San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport
LAX - SJC
1 hr 15 mins
Non-Stop
Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Lakes Airport
LAX - MMH
1 hr 16 mins
Non-Stop
Visalia, Visalia Airport
LAX - VIS
1 hr
Non-Stop
San Luis Obispo, San Luis County Regional Airport
LAX - SBP
1 hr 1 min
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 : Sat, 7 Dec, 2019,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)

06:15 PM

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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