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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to San Francisco (Palm Springs International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 421 miles / 677 kilometers / 366 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to San Francisco (SFO) is 481 miles / 774 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 420.652 miles
  • 676.973 kilometers
  • 365.536 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
  • 420.422 miles
  • 676.603 kilometers
  • 365.336 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and San Francisco.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 87 kg (192 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
421
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
421

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