# How far is San Francisco, CA, from Newark, NJ?

The distance between Newark (New York Newark Liberty International Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 2565 miles / 4128 kilometers / 2229 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2911 miles / 4685 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 51 hours 14 minutes.

2565
Miles
4128
Kilometers
2229
Nautical miles
5 h 21 min
283 kg

## Distance from Newark to San Francisco

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Newark to San Francisco. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2565.270 miles
• 4128.402 kilometers
• 2229.159 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 2559.059 miles
• 4118.406 kilometers
• 2223.761 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Newark to San Francisco?

The estimated flight time from New York Newark Liberty International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours and 21 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Newark and San Francisco?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average, flying from Newark to San Francisco generates about 283 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 283 kilograms equals 623 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Newark to San Francisco

See the map of the shortest flight path between New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## Airport information

Origin New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W