How far is San Francisco, CA, from Los Angeles, CA?
The distance between Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 337 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles.
The driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 380 miles / 611 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 13 minutes.
Los Angeles International Airport – San Francisco International Airport
Distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco
There are several ways to calculate the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Here are two standard methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 337.442 miles
- 543.061 kilometers
- 293.229 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
- 337.523 miles
- 543.190 kilometers
- 293.299 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 Los Angeles to San Francisco?
The estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes.
What is the time difference between Los Angeles and San Francisco?
There is no time difference between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
On average, flying from Los Angeles to San Francisco generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 75 kilograms equals 165 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to San Francisco
See the map of the shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
|Origin||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
|Destination||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
Airlines flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO)
|Delta Air Lines|