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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Boise and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Boise.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Boise (BOI) → San Francisco (SFO).