# How far is San Francisco, CA, from Phoenix, AZ?

The distance between Phoenix (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers / 566 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 750 miles / 1207 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 48 minutes.

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1 h 43 min
119 kg

## Distance from Phoenix to San Francisco

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Phoenix to San Francisco. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 650.871 miles
• 1047.476 kilometers
• 565.592 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 649.979 miles
• 1046.040 kilometers
• 564.817 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Phoenix to San Francisco?

The estimated flight time from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Phoenix and San Francisco?

There is no time difference between Phoenix and San Francisco.

## Flight carbon footprint between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average, flying from Phoenix to San Francisco generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 119 kilograms equals 262 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Phoenix to San Francisco

See the map of the shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## Airport information

Origin Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W
Destination 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