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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Seattle to San Francisco (Seattle Boeing Field – San Francisco International Airport) is 684 miles / 1101 kilometers / 594 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to San Francisco (SFO) is 812 miles / 1307 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 40 minutes.

Seattle – San Francisco

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684
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1101
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594
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 684.115 miles
  • 1100.977 kilometers
  • 594.480 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
  • 684.795 miles
  • 1102.070 kilometers
  • 595.070 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 Seattle to San Francisco?

Estimated flight time from Seattle Boeing Field to San Francisco International Airport is 1 hour 47 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and San Francisco?

There is no time difference between Seattle and San Francisco.

Flight carbon footprint between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average flying from Seattle to San Francisco generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, 123 kilograms is equal to 271 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W