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).
|A||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|B||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Atlanta and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Atlanta.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 237 kg (523 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Atlanta (ATL) → San Francisco (SFO).