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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Munich (MUC)

Distance from San Francisco to Munich (San Francisco International Airport – Munich Airport) is 5879 miles / 9461 kilometers / 5108 nautical miles.

How far is Munich from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Munich. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5878.637 miles
  • 9460.750 kilometers
  • 5108.396 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
  • 5863.910 miles
  • 9437.049 kilometers
  • 5095.599 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Munich Airport (MUC) is 11 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Munich is 9 hours. Munich is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 709 kg (1 563 pounds).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Munich Airport
City: Munich
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: MUC
ICAO Code: EDDM
Coordinates: 48°21′13″N, 11°47′9″E

San Francisco to Munich flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Munich Airport (MUC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Munich (MUC).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5879

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