# Distance between Modesto, CA (MOD) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Modesto to San Francisco (Modesto City–County Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 78 miles / 125 kilometers / 68 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Modesto (MOD) to San Francisco (SFO) is 91 miles / 146 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Modesto City–County Airport (MOD) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Modesto?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 77.950 miles
• 125.448 kilometers
• 67.737 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
• 77.766 miles
• 125.151 kilometers
• 67.576 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

A Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″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

There is no time difference between Modesto and San Francisco.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (80 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Modesto (MOD) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
78
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
78

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