# Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Lincoln to San Francisco (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – San Francisco International Airport) is 1387 miles / 2232 kilometers / 1205 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to San Francisco (SFO) is 1624 miles / 2614 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 0 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Lincoln?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lincoln and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1387.109 miles
• 2232.336 kilometers
• 1205.365 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
• 1383.848 miles
• 2227.088 kilometers
• 1202.531 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).

## Airport information

City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Lincoln.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (380 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1387
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1387

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