How far is Miami from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Miami. Here are two common 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 earth.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).
Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Miami International Airport (MIA) is 5 hours 23 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Miami is 3 hours. Miami is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 290 kg (638 pounds).
San Francisco to Miami flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Miami (MIA).