# How far is San Francisco, CA, from Providence, RI?

The distance between Providence (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport) and San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) is 2692 miles / 4332 kilometers / 2339 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Providence (PVD) to San Francisco (SFO) is 3084 miles / 4964 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 54 hours 53 minutes.

2692
Miles
4332
Kilometers
2339
Nautical miles
5 h 35 min
298 kg

## Distance from Providence to San Francisco

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2691.541 miles
• 4331.616 kilometers
• 2338.886 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
• 2684.992 miles
• 4321.075 kilometers
• 2333.194 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 Providence to San Francisco?

The estimated flight time from Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 5 hours and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average, flying from Providence to San Francisco generates about 298 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 298 kilograms equals 656 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## Airport information

Origin Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″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