How far is San Francisco from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1635.192 miles
- 2631.586 kilometers
- 1420.943 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
- 1632.460 miles
- 2627.190 kilometers
- 1418.569 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).
Estimated flight time from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 3 hours 35 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Houston.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).
|A||Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport|
|B||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
Houston to San Francisco flight path
Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → San Francisco (SFO).