United States to China flight duration

What is the flight duration from United States to China?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between United States and China so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from United States to China

Depart
United States
Arrive
China
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Average direct flight time is 14 hours 11 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from United States to China is 14 hours 11 minutes.

A distance of 7,239 miles / 11,651 km

Related: Return journey China to United States flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from United States to China is 14 hours 11 minutes
  • Distance from United States to China is 7,239 miles / 11,651 km
  • United States is served by 0 airports
  • China is served by 1 airports Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU)

Airlines

Air China
Air China
China Airlines
China Airlines
Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific
China Southern
China Southern
Tianjin Airlines
Tianjin Airlines
KLM
KLM
Lufthansa
Lufthansa
Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

United States to China flight time via Chengdu

United States to Chengdu
14 hours 53 minutes
Chengdu to China
1 hours 31 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
16 hours 24 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

United States to China flight time via Xiangyang

United States to Xiangyang
14 hours 21 minutes
Xiangyang to China
1 hours 37 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
16 hours 00 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights


Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


United States & China local time and timezones

China, China time is 10 hours behind United States, United States

Date and time in United States, United States:
22:36 Thu, 2 Dec, 2021,
Chicago Timezone: CST (-06:00)

Date and time in China, China:
12:36 Fri, 3 Dec, 2021,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between United States, United States and China, China? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 14 hours 11 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.