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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Bern (BRN)

Distance from San Francisco to Bern (San Francisco International Airport – Bern Airport) is 5841 miles / 9400 kilometers / 5075 nautical miles.

How far is Bern from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5840.627 miles
  • 9399.578 kilometers
  • 5075.366 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
  • 5826.118 miles
  • 9376.228 kilometers
  • 5062.758 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Bern Airport (BRN) is 11 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Bern is 9 hours. Bern is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 704 kg (1 551 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Bern Airport
City: Bern
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: BRN
ICAO Code: LSZB
Coordinates: 46°54′50″N, 7°29′49″E

San Francisco to Bern flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Bern Airport (BRN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Bern (BRN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5841

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