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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Philadelphia, PA (PNE)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Philadelphia (San Francisco International Airport – Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is 2530 miles / 4072 kilometers / 2199 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PNE) is 2897 miles / 4663 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 54 minutes.

San Francisco – Philadelphia

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2530
Miles
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4072
Kilometers
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2199
Nautical miles

How far is Philadelphia from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2530.221 miles
  • 4071.996 kilometers
  • 2198.702 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
  • 2524.115 miles
  • 4062.169 kilometers
  • 2193.396 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 to Philadelphia is 5 hours 17 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

San Francisco time to Philadelphia time converter

Time in San Francisco: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Philadelphia: 00:00

Current local times

San Francisco, CA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia generates about 279 kg of CO2 per passenger, 279 kilograms is equal to 614 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Northeast Philadelphia Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PNE
ICAO Code: KPNE
Coordinates: 40°4′54″N, 75°0′38″W