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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Newark, NJ (EWR)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Newark (San Francisco International Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 2565 miles / 4128 kilometers / 2229 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR) is 2911 miles / 4684 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 17 minutes.

San Francisco – Newark

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2565
Miles
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4128
Kilometers
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2229
Nautical miles

How far is Newark from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2565.270 miles
  • 4128.402 kilometers
  • 2229.159 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
  • 2559.059 miles
  • 4118.406 kilometers
  • 2223.761 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 to New York Newark Liberty International Airport is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Newark is 3 hours. Newark is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Newark generates about 283 kg of CO2 per passenger, 283 kilograms is equal to 623 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 Francisco to Newark

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W

Airlines flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR)

United Airlines
Virgin America