How far is Tokyo from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Tokyo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5123.994 miles
- 8246.269 kilometers
- 4452.629 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
- 5112.368 miles
- 8227.559 kilometers
- 4442.526 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 Narita International Airport (NRT) is 10 hours 12 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Tokyo is 17 hours. Tokyo is 17 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 638 kg (1 407 pounds).
San Francisco to Tokyo flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Tokyo (NRT).