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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Cancún (CUN)

Distance from San Francisco to Cancún (San Francisco International Airport – Cancún International Airport) is 2407 miles / 3874 kilometers / 2092 nautical miles.

How far is Cancún from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2407.339 miles
  • 3874.237 kilometers
  • 2091.921 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
  • 2405.473 miles
  • 3871.234 kilometers
  • 2090.299 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 Cancún International Airport (CUN) is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Cancún is 2 hours. Cancún is 2 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco
Cancún

San Francisco, CA

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Cancún

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 269 kg (592 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 Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″W

San Francisco to Cancún flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Cancún International Airport (CUN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Cancún (CUN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2407

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