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Distance between Orlando, FL (MCO) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Orlando to San Francisco (Orlando International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2446 miles / 3936 kilometers / 2125 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Orlando (MCO) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2813 miles / 4527 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 50 minutes.

Orlando – San Francisco

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2446
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3936
Kilometers
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2125
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Orlando?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2445.844 miles
  • 3936.204 kilometers
  • 2125.380 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
  • 2441.462 miles
  • 3929.152 kilometers
  • 2121.572 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Orlando International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Orlando and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Orlando.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Orlando to San Francisco generates about 269 kg of CO2 per passenger, 269 kilograms is equal to 593 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Orlando to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Orlando International Airport
City: Orlando, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCO
ICAO Code: KMCO
Coordinates: 28°25′45″N, 81°18′32″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Airlines flying from Orlando (MCO) to San Francisco (SFO)

United Airlines
Virgin America