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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Portland and San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Portland (PDX) → San Francisco (SFO).