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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from South Bend to San Francisco (South Bend International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1929 miles / 3104 kilometers / 1676 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2215 miles / 3565 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from South Bend to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1928.893 miles
  • 3104.253 kilometers
  • 1676.162 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
  • 1924.276 miles
  • 3096.822 kilometers
  • 1672.150 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″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

The time difference between South Bend and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind South Bend.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 211 kg (465 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1929
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1929

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