How far is San Francisco from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Here are two common 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 earth.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).
Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 1 hour 8 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (160 pounds).
|A||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
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Los Angeles to San Francisco flight path
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → San Francisco (SFO).