How far is San Francisco from Tokyo?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Tokyo and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5123.994 miles
- 8246.269 kilometers
- 4452.629 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
- 5112.368 miles
- 8227.559 kilometers
- 4442.526 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 Narita International Airport (NRT) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 10 hours 12 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Tokyo and San Francisco is 17 hours. San Francisco is 17 hours behind Tokyo.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 638 kg (1 407 pounds).
Tokyo to San Francisco flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Tokyo (NRT) → San Francisco (SFO).