The flight time from Hong Kong to San Francisco, California is:

14 hours, 19 minutes

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Flying time from Hong Kong to San Francisco, CA

The total flight duration from Hong Kong to San Francisco, CA is 14 hours, 19 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Hong Kong and San Francisco, CA.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Hong Kong to San Francisco, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 6,910 miles or 11 121 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Hong Kong.
It ends in San Francisco, California.

Your flight direction from Hong Kong to San Francisco, CA is Northeast (42 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

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Hong Kong

Country: Hong Kong
Continent: Asia
Category: countries

San Francisco, California

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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