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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Portland, OR (PDX)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Portland (San Francisco International Airport – Portland International Airport) is 550 miles / 885 kilometers / 478 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) is 657 miles / 1058 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Portland.

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Portland International Airport (PDX).

How far is Portland from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 550.134 miles
  • 885.355 kilometers
  • 478.054 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
  • 550.774 miles
  • 886.384 kilometers
  • 478.609 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).

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 Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Portland.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Portland, OR

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Portland (PDX).

Distance:
550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
550

Round trip?