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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 48 hours 13 minutes.

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).

How far is Newark from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Newark. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Newark, NJ

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 283 kg (623 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Newark (EWR).

Distance:
2565
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2565

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