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How far is Newark, NJ, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Newark (New York Newark Liberty International Airport) is 2565 miles / 4128 kilometers / 2229 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 21 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR) is 2907 miles / 4679 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 16 minutes.

San Francisco International Airport – New York Newark Liberty International Airport

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2565
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4128
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2229
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Distance from San Francisco to Newark

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Francisco to Newark. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Newark?

The estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to New York Newark Liberty International Airport is 5 hours and 21 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Francisco and Newark?

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

Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Newark generates about 283 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 283 kilograms equals 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