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Travel time from Huntington Beach to San Leandro

Huntington Beach to San Leandro airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Huntington Beach to San Leandro? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach San Leandro, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Thursday, 8:28 am:  start in Huntington Beach
drive for about 1.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 10:55 am at the latest

10:00 am:  Los Angeles International (LAX)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 11:25 am

10:30 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

11:30 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

12:00 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

12:15 pm:  board United Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

12:25 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 2 minutes

12:27 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 18 minutes to taxi to the runway

12:45 pm:  wheels up! take-off from LAX
fly for about 58 minutes in the air

1:43 pm (local time):  San Francisco International (SFO)
San Leandro is the same time as Huntington Beach
taxi on the runway for an average of 7 minutes to the gate

1:50 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at SFO
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 43 minutes to your destination

2:33 pm (local time):  arrive in San Leandro

Total travel time: 6 hours

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Flying non-stop from Huntington Beach to San Leandro

How far is San Leandro from Huntington Beach? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 365 miles or 587 km

Flight time: 1 hour, 2 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 6 hours, 5 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 6.1x faster, and saves you about 5 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

San Leandro Airports
  1. Oakland International Airport
  2. San Francisco International Airport
  3. Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Best day of the week to fly to San Leandro

Looking at flights on United Air Lines Inc. from LAX to SFO, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.

Alternate flights from Huntington Beach to San Leandro

Airlines that fly to San Leandro

We picked United Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. United Air Lines Inc. (UA)
  2. Virgin America (VX)
  3. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  4. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)
  5. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  6. American Airlines Inc. (AA)

Plan a trip to San Leandro

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to San Leandro, California. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in San Leandro. If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Top of the Mark. A great place to eat might be Ike's Place. Trippy members can suggest things to do in San Leandro like Coliseum. Click the button below to explore San Leandro in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from San Leandro to Huntington Beach, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Huntington Beach to San Leandro road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Huntington Beach to San Leandro?

If you happen to know Huntington Beach, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Huntington Beach!

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 365 miles
flight time of 1 hour, 2 minutes
20 Huntington Beach travel answers

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