Map of flight path from San Francisco to Munich.
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Munich Airport (MUC).
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).
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.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 700 kg (1 544 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Munich (MUC).