# 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
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
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.

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## 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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