How far is San Francisco, CA, from London?
The distance between London (London Heathrow Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 5368 miles / 8638 kilometers / 4664 nautical miles.
London Heathrow Airport – San Francisco International Airport
Distance from London to San Francisco
There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to San Francisco. Here are two standard methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5367.547 miles
- 8638.229 kilometers
- 4664.271 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
- 5353.740 miles
- 8616.010 kilometers
- 4652.273 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 London to San Francisco?
The estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 10 hours and 39 minutes.
What is the time difference between London and San Francisco?
The time difference between London and San Francisco is 8 hours. San Francisco is 8 hours behind London.
Flight carbon footprint between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
On average, flying from London to San Francisco generates about 632 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 632 kilograms equals 1 393 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from London to San Francisco
See the map of the shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
|Origin||London Heathrow Airport|
|Destination||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
Airlines flying from London (LHR) to San Francisco (SFO)
|Air New Zealand|
|Delta Air Lines|
|Virgin Atlantic Airways|