The flight time from San Francisco to Burbank is 1 hour, 12 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SFO San Francisco, CA 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
51 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BUR Burbank, CA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
84%
SkyWest
77%
Southwest
70%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Burbank to San Francisco
1 hour, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 7m
United
1h 10m
SkyWest
1h 17m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

66

Distance

326 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
27
SkyWest
25
United
13

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves San Francisco 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 51 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives Burbank 4 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 10 minutes. For example, from San Francisco to Burbank, Southwest is 70% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 70% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 84% 16% 0%
SkyWest 77% 20% 3%
Southwest 70% 25% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between San Francisco and Burbank, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 14 50 2 67
United 17 50 3 70
SkyWest 21 52 3 77

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6am 0.21
7am 0.95
8am 0.27
9am 0.81
10am 0.73
11am 0.12
12pm 0.33
1pm 0.89
2pm 0.39
3pm 0.72
4pm 0.91
5pm 0.14
6pm 1.18
7pm 0.12
8pm 1.63

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco to Burbank that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 285
February 267
March 292
April 293
May 301
June 279
July 285
August 293
September 274
October 291
November 279
December 291

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco to Burbank that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 10.3
Tuesday 10.2
Wednesday 10
Thursday 10.2
Friday 10.3
Saturday 6.4
Sunday 8.6

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Southwest 27
SkyWest 25
United 13

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
6am 19 50 2 73
7am 18 52 3 75
8am 14 50 2 68
9am 18 51 2 72
10am 18 51 3 72
11am 14 49 2 67
12pm 14 50 2 67
1pm 20 52 3 76
2pm 15 50 2 68
3pm 16 51 3 70
4pm 19 51 3 74
5pm 15 50 2 67
6pm 17 51 3 72
7pm 15 50 3 68
8pm 16 50 2 70
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.