The flight time from California (CA) to Florida (FL) is:

5 hours, 5 minutes

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Flying time from California to Florida

The total flight duration from California to Florida is 5 hours, 5 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 California and Florida.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from California to Florida ("as the crow flies"), which is about 2,290 miles or 3 685 kilometers.

Your trip begins in the state of California.
It ends in the state of Florida.

Your flight direction from California to Florida is East (94 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.

Where will you be flying from California and where will you be visiting in Florida? These are 2 questions you have to ask before booking your flight.

Florida is filled with beautiful beaches, theme parks, national parks, unique beach towns and family-friendly resorts.

For the best beaches, we recommend Clearwater Beach, Destin Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Marco Island and Naples, South Beach, Siesta Key, Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Panama City Beach.

Disney World theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios), Universal Studios and SeaWorld are located in Orlando. Legoland Florida Resort is located in Winter Haven, which is about 48 miles from Orlando International Airport. Busch Gardens is located in Tampa and is about 85 miles from Orlando.

To visit the southernmost point of the United States, head over to Key West. Key West is only 90 miles from Cuba. It is a town with a Caribbean feel. Some of the attractions include Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Duval Street and Mallory Square.

If you like history, you must visit St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. This longest continually inhabited European-founded city in the United States was founded in 1565. Visit Castillo de San Marcos, Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth, Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse along the cobblestone streets of old St. Augustine.

California (CA)

State: California
Country: United States
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Florida (FL)

State: Florida
Country: United States
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