# Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Baltimore, MD (BWI)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Baltimore (San Francisco International Airport – Baltimore–Washington International Airport) is 2457 miles / 3954 kilometers / 2135 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Baltimore (BWI) is 2829 miles / 4553 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI).

## How far is Baltimore from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2456.803 miles
• 3953.841 kilometers
• 2134.904 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
• 2450.910 miles
• 3944.358 kilometers
• 2129.783 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 Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Baltimore is 3 hours. Baltimore is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 270 kg (596 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Baltimore (BWI).

Distance:
2457
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2457

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