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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Dallas to San Francisco (Dallas Love Field – San Francisco International Airport) is 1476 miles / 2375 kilometers / 1282 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to San Francisco (SFO) is 1717 miles / 2764 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1475.720 miles
  • 2374.940 kilometers
  • 1282.365 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
  • 1472.758 miles
  • 2370.174 kilometers
  • 1279.792 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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 Dallas and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CST

San Francisco, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1476
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1476

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