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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 61 hours 53 minutes.

Cancún – San Francisco

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2407
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3874
Kilometers
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2092
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Cancún?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Cancún International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Cancún and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Cancún.
Cancún time to San Francisco time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Cancún to San Francisco generates about 264 kg of CO2 per passenger, 264 kilograms is equal to 583 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Cancún (CUN) to San Francisco (SFO)

United Airlines
Virgin America