The flight time from Sydney, Australia to San Diego, California is:

15 hours, 31 minutes

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Flying time from Sydney, Australia to San Diego, CA

The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to San Diego, CA is 15 hours, 31 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 Sydney, Australia and San Diego, CA.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Sydney, Australia to San Diego, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 7,507 miles or 12 081 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia.
It ends in San Diego, California.

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to San Diego, CA is Northeast (63 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.

Sydney, Australia

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

San Diego, California

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

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