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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Cancún to San Francisco (Cancún International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2407 miles / 3874 kilometers / 2092 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to San Francisco (SFO) is 3277 miles / 5274 kilometers and travel time by car is about 58 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Cancún?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2407.339 miles
  • 3874.237 kilometers
  • 2091.921 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
  • 2405.473 miles
  • 3871.234 kilometers
  • 2090.299 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 Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″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 Cancún and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Cancún.

Time Difference

Cancún

 EST

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 264 kg (583 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cancún (CUN) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
2407
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2407

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