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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from Buffalo to San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 2309 miles / 3716 kilometers / 2006 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2308.958 miles
  • 3715.907 kilometers
  • 2006.429 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
  • 2303.384 miles
  • 3706.937 kilometers
  • 2001.586 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 4 hours 52 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (597 pounds).

Airport information


A Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″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

Map

Buffalo to San Francisco flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → San Francisco (SFO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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