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Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 191 miles / 307 kilometers / 166 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO) is 225 miles / 362 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 26 minutes.

San Luis Obispo – San Francisco

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191
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307
Kilometers
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166
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from San Luis Obispo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 190.529 miles
  • 306.626 kilometers
  • 165.565 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
  • 190.708 miles
  • 306.914 kilometers
  • 165.720 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 San Luis Obispo to San Francisco?

Estimated flight time from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 51 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Luis Obispo and San Francisco?

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and San Francisco.

Flight carbon footprint between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average flying from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, 53 kilograms is equal to 117 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to San Francisco (SFO)

United Airlines