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Distance between Portland, OR (PDX) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Portland to San Francisco (Portland International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 550 miles / 885 kilometers / 478 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 657 miles / 1058 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Portland International Airport (PDX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Portland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 550.134 miles
  • 885.355 kilometers
  • 478.054 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
  • 550.774 miles
  • 886.384 kilometers
  • 478.609 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 Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Portland and San Francisco.

Time Difference

Portland, OR

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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Portland (PDX) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
550

Round trip?