# Distance between Boise, ID (BOI) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Boise to San Francisco (Boise Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 522 miles / 840 kilometers / 454 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Boise (BOI) to San Francisco (SFO) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Boise Airport (BOI) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Boise?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 522.175 miles
• 840.359 kilometers
• 453.758 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
• 522.102 miles
• 840.242 kilometers
• 453.694 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 Boise Airport
City: Boise, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: BOI
ICAO Code: KBOI
Coordinates: 43°33′51″N, 116°13′22″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 Boise and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Boise.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Boise (BOI) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
522
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
522

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