# Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Atlanta to San Francisco (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2139 miles / 3442 kilometers / 1859 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2472 miles / 3978 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 2 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Atlanta?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Atlanta and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2138.897 miles
• 3442.220 kilometers
• 1858.650 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 2134.238 miles
• 3434.723 kilometers
• 1854.602 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Atlanta and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Atlanta.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 233 kg (514 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
2139
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2139

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