The flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Munich Airport is:

12 hours, 15 minutes

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Flying time from SFO to MUC

The total flight duration from SFO to MUC is 12 hours, 15 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 SFO and MUC.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from SFO to MUC ("as the crow flies"), which is about 5,879 miles or 9 461 kilometers.

Your trip begins at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.
It ends at Munich Airport in Munich, Germany.

Your flight direction from SFO to MUC is Northeast (29 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 International Airport

IATA: SFO
ICAO: KSFO
FAA: SFO
City: San Francisco
State: California
Zip code: 94128
Country: United States
Category: airports

Munich Airport

IATA: MUC
ICAO: EDDM
City: Munich
Country: Germany
Category: airports

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