# Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Seattle to Sacramento (Seattle Boeing Field – Sacramento International Airport) is 611 miles / 983 kilometers / 531 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Sacramento (SMF) is 739 miles / 1190 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 24 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Sacramento.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

## How far is Sacramento from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Sacramento. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 610.915 miles
• 983.173 kilometers
• 530.871 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
• 611.458 miles
• 984.046 kilometers
• 531.342 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Sacramento.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
611
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
611

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