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There are 2 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco by plane or train

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Fly from Bristol  •  14h 10m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to San Francisco (SFO) BRS - SFO

$395 - $1,000

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to San Francisco (SFO) LHR - SFO

$324 - $965

Bristol (BRS) to San Francisco (SFO) flights

The flight time between Bristol (BRS) and San Francisco (SFO) is around 16h 13m and covers a distance of around 5322 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 25m. Services are operated by KLM, Aer Lingus, Delta and others. Typically 64 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
16h 13m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 25m
Flight distance:
5322 miles
Flights per week:
64
Cheapest price:
$350
Carbon emissions:
1726 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
12:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol (BRS) to San Francisco (SFO) flight schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco is to train and fly which costs £220 - £700 and takes 16h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco is to fly which costs £270 - £750 and takes 14h 10m.

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It is approximately 5313 miles to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco.

It takes approximately 14h 10m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to San Francisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 40m and has one stopover.

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San Francisco is 8h behind Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 1:28 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 5:28 AM in San Francisco.

United Airlines, Aer Lingus, Delta and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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  • Distance: 5313.5 miles
  • Duration: 14h 10m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and San Francisco, CA, USA?

KLM, Aer Lingus and five other airlines fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to San Francisco every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Seattle
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Seattle
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Dublin
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to San Francisco via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
$60 - $75
Anytime Day 1st Class
$100 - $140

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