How far is Frankfurt from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Frankfurt. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5698.880 miles
- 9171.459 kilometers
- 4952.191 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
- 5684.398 miles
- 9148.152 kilometers
- 4939.607 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).
Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is 11 hours 17 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Frankfurt is 9 hours. Frankfurt is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 684 kg (1 509 pounds).
San Francisco to Frankfurt flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Frankfurt (FRA).