# Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Boise, ID (BOI)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Boise (San Francisco International Airport – Boise Airport) is 522 miles / 840 kilometers / 454 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Boise (BOI) is 649 miles / 1045 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Boise Airport (BOI).

## How far is Boise from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 522.175 miles
• 840.359 kilometers
• 453.758 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
• 522.102 miles
• 840.242 kilometers
• 453.694 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 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

B Boise Airport
City: Boise, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: BOI
ICAO Code: KBOI
Coordinates: 43°33′51″N, 116°13′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Boise is 1 hour. Boise is 1 hour ahead of San Francisco.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Boise (BOI).

Distance:
522
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
522

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