How far is New York from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and New York. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2586.065 miles
- 4161.868 kilometers
- 2247.229 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
- 2579.804 miles
- 4151.792 kilometers
- 2241.788 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 5 hours 23 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
New York, NY
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 290 kg (639 pounds).
|A||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
|B||New York John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City:||New York, NY|
San Francisco to New York flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → New York (JFK).