The flight time from Sydney, New South Wales to San Francisco, California is:

15 hours, 20 minutes

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Flying time from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco, CA

The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco, CA is 15 hours, 20 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 Francisco, CA.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 7,416 miles or 11 934 kilometers.

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

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco, CA is Northeast (56 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.

Each year the 1,017-acre Golden Gate Park welcomes over 13 million visitors. Gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic areas, trails, monuments and cultural venues are some of the interesting places to enjoy San Francisco’s greatest treasure.

In March and April, The Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden is in full bloom with thousands of tulips and Icelandic poppies. Visitors will see two 1902 wooden Dutch windmills at the garden located at the western edge of the Park.

You can explore nature and escape from the city’s noise and chaos by visiting the Oak Woodlands natural areas. This part of the Park located in the northeast corner has the oldest coast live oak trees in San Francisco.

According to, the Oak Woodlands areas are not landscaped and are left as wild areas. Visitors get 3 miles of asphalt and dirt paths that wind through the Oak Woodlands, which then connects to the extensive trail and road network within Golden Gate Park. The suggested access through The Conservancy of Flowers, JKF Blvd, Stanyan Street (between Fulton and Fell Streets) and along Fulton (between 6th Avenue and Stanyan Street). Read more about it on the website.

Sydney, New South Wales

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

San Francisco, California

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

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Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.

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