How far is San Francisco from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2586.065 miles
- 4161.868 kilometers
- 2247.229 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
- 2579.804 miles
- 4151.792 kilometers
- 2241.788 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 5 hours 23 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between New York and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind New York.
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 290 kg (639 pounds).
|A||New York John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City:||New York, NY|
|B||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
New York to San Francisco flight path
Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (JFK) → San Francisco (SFO).