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 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 195 kg (430 pounds).
Houston to San Francisco flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (IAH) → San Francisco (SFO).