How far is San Francisco from San Diego?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Diego and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 446.550 miles
- 718.652 kilometers
- 388.041 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
- 446.697 miles
- 718.889 kilometers
- 388.169 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 San Diego International Airport (SAN) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 1 hour 20 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between San Diego and San Francisco.
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (201 pounds).
San Diego to San Francisco flight path
Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Diego (SAN) → San Francisco (SFO).