Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Denver?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Denver and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 967.097 miles
- 1556.392 kilometers
- 840.384 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
- 964.851 miles
- 1552.777 kilometers
- 838.432 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 Denver and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Denver.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Denver (DEN) → San Francisco (SFO).