# How far is Miami, FL, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Miami (Miami International Airport) is 2585 miles / 4160 kilometers / 2246 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Miami (MIA) is 3031 miles / 4878 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 54 hours 55 minutes.

2585
Miles
4160
Kilometers
2246
Nautical miles
5 h 23 min
285 kg

## Distance from San Francisco to Miami

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Francisco to Miami. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2585.017 miles
• 4160.182 kilometers
• 2246.319 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
• 2580.995 miles
• 4153.709 kilometers
• 2242.823 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 Miami?

The estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Miami International Airport is 5 hours and 23 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Miami International Airport (MIA)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Miami generates about 285 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 285 kilograms equals 629 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 Miami

See the map of the shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

## Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W
Destination Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W