# 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
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
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.

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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

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