# How far is San Francisco, CA, from Atlanta, GA?

The distance between Atlanta (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 2139 miles / 3442 kilometers / 1859 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2468 miles / 3972 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 43 hours 51 minutes.

2139
Miles
3442
Kilometers
1859
Nautical miles
4 h 32 min
233 kg

## Distance from Atlanta to San Francisco

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Atlanta to San Francisco. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Atlanta to San Francisco?

The estimated flight time from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 4 hours and 32 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average, flying from Atlanta to San Francisco generates about 233 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 233 kilograms equals 514 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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