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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 Flag of 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 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 Boise and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Boise.

Time Difference

Boise, ID

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San Francisco, CA

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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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