The flight time from San Francisco, California to Seoul, South Korea is:

11 hours, 45 minutes

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Flying time from San Francisco, CA to Seoul, South Korea

The total flight duration from San Francisco, CA to Seoul, South Korea is 11 hours, 45 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 San Francisco, CA and Seoul, South Korea.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from San Francisco, CA to Seoul, South Korea ("as the crow flies"), which is about 5,623 miles or 9 050 kilometers.

Your trip begins in San Francisco, California.
It ends in Seoul, South Korea.

Your flight direction from San Francisco, CA to Seoul, South Korea is Northwest (-49 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.

San Francisco, California

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

Seoul, South Korea

City: Seoul
Region: Seoul-t'ukpyolsi
Country: South Korea
Category: cities

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