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 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||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 John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (JFK) → San Francisco (SFO).