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Distance between Bangor, ME (BGR) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Bangor to San Francisco (Bangor International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2783 miles / 4478 kilometers / 2418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Bangor (BGR) to San Francisco (SFO) is 3346 miles / 5385 kilometers and travel time by car is about 56 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Bangor International Airport (BGR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Bangor?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2782.655 miles
  • 4478.249 kilometers
  • 2418.061 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
  • 2775.858 miles
  • 4467.310 kilometers
  • 2412.154 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 Bangor International Airport
City: Bangor, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BGR
ICAO Code: KBGR
Coordinates: 44°48′26″N, 68°49′41″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Bangor, ME

 EST

San Francisco, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 308 kg (680 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Bangor (BGR) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
2783
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2783

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