How far is Houston from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1635.192 miles
- 2631.586 kilometers
- 1420.943 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
- 1632.460 miles
- 2627.190 kilometers
- 1418.569 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 3 hours 35 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).
|A||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
|B||Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport|
San Francisco to Houston flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Houston (IAH).