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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Distance from San Francisco to Oakland (San Francisco International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 11 miles / 18 kilometers / 10 nautical miles.

How far is Oakland from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 11.002 miles
  • 17.706 kilometers
  • 9.561 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
  • 10.995 miles
  • 17.695 kilometers
  • 9.555 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 Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 31 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Oakland.

Time Difference

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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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

San Francisco to Oakland flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Oakland (OAK).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
11

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