How far is San Francisco from Philadelphia?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2521.235 miles
- 4057.534 kilometers
- 2190.893 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
- 2515.158 miles
- 4047.754 kilometers
- 2185.612 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 Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 5 hours 16 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Philadelphia and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Philadelphia.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (622 pounds).
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Philadelphia to San Francisco flight path
Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Philadelphia (PHL) → San Francisco (SFO).