The flight time from San Francisco to Salt Lake City is 1 hour, 49 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SFO San Francisco, CA 3 minutes early.
20 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 21 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SLC Salt Lake City, UT 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
85%
United
85%
SkyWest
79%
Alaska
74%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Salt Lake City to San Francisco
2 hours, 5 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Alaska
1h 41m
Delta
1h 45m
United
1h 46m
SkyWest
1h 52m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

73

Distance

599 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

SkyWest
40
Delta
21
Alaska
6
United
5

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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 20 minutes
In the Air 81 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Alaska is 74% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 74% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 85% 15% 0%
United 85% 14% 1%
SkyWest 79% 20% 1%
Alaska 74% 26% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between San Francisco and Salt Lake City, 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)
Alaska 16 79 4 101
Delta 17 79 6 105
United 20 79 5 106
SkyWest 22 82 7 112

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 1
7am 0.28
8am 0.61
9am 0.11
10am 1.12
11am 0.83
12pm 0.68
1pm 1.18
3pm 0.14
4pm 1.71
6pm 1.14
7pm 1.2
8pm 0.3

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City 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 321
February 297
March 305
April 320
May 328
June 327
July 332
August 334
September 314
October 318
November 308
December 295

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City 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 10.6
Tuesday 10.7
Wednesday 10.4
Thursday 10.8
Friday 10.5
Saturday 9.7
Sunday 10.4

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
SkyWest 40
Delta 21
Alaska 6
United 5

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 18 80 7 109
7am 21 84 7 113
8am 23 80 6 110
9am 30 81 7 119
10am 17 81 6 107
11am 30 83 7 122
12pm 22 79 7 109
1pm 22 80 5 109
3pm 24 82 7 112
4pm 20 83 6 110
6pm 15 80 6 103
7pm 18 80 5 104
8pm 19 81 5 106
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.