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

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Departure
New York
Arrival
San Francisco, CA

Flight time from New York to San Francisco, CA is 6 hours 31 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from JFK to SFO is 6 hours 31 minutes (Operated by JetBlue Airways)

The nearest airport to New York, is John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and the nearest airport to San Francisco, CA, is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Distance from New York to San Francisco, CA is approximately 4160 kilometers.

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

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
United Airlines
LGA ➝ SFO
8 hrs 29 mins
South African Airways
LGA ➝ SFO
9 hrs 13 mins
Turkish Airlines
LGA ➝ SFO
9 hrs 13 mins
Royal Air Maroc
LGA ➝ SFO
9 hrs 16 mins
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
LGA ➝ SFO
9 hrs 16 mins

Flight time from New York to San Francisco, CA via Chicago, Il • LGA to SFO via ORD

Flight duration from La Guardia Airport to San Francisco International Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 12 hours 59 minutes

United Airlines LGA to ORD
2 hrs 44 mins
ORD
 Waiting Time
5 hrs 21 mins
ORD to SFO
4 hrs 54 mins
Total Duration:
12 hrs 59 mins

Flight time from New York to San Francisco, CA via Houston • LGA to SFO via IAH

Flight duration from La Guardia Airport to San Francisco International Airport via George Bush Intercontinental Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 13 hours 19 minutes

United Airlines LGA to IAH
4 hrs 26 mins
IAH
 Waiting Time
4 hrs 25 mins
IAH to SFO
4 hrs 28 mins
Total Duration:
13 hrs 19 mins

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

Non-stop flights from New York to San Francisco, CA takes anywhere between 6 hours to 10 hours based on the airline you choose.

Fastest one-stop flight between New York and San Francisco, CA takes close to 8 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 19 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

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

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, New York - 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 31 mins to 11 hrs .

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

Direct flight and one stop flight time from John F Kennedy International Airport, New York to airports nearest to San Francisco, CA is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
JFK - SMF Sacramento, CA, Sacramento International Airport 6 hrs 29 mins Non-Stop
JFK - SJC San Jose, Mineta San Jose International Airport 6 hrs 35 mins Non-Stop
JFK - RNO Reno, NV, Reno-Tahoe International Airport 6 hrs 23 mins Non-Stop
JFK - OAK Oakland, Oakland International Airport 6 hrs 32 mins Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between New York and San Francisco, CA

New York time is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco, CA

Current time in New York, United States : Wed, 20 Jan, 2021,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)

01:19 AM

Current time in San Francisco, CA, United States :, Tue, 19 Jan, 2021,
San Francisco, CA Timezone: PST (-08:00)

10:19 PM

JFK to SFO Flight - New York Airport to San Francisco, CA Airport Flight Route Map

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

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