How far is Raleigh from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Raleigh. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2399.848 miles
- 3862.181 kilometers
- 2085.411 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
- 2394.322 miles
- 3853.288 kilometers
- 2080.609 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).
Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) is 5 hours 2 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Raleigh is 3 hours. Raleigh is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (590 pounds).
San Francisco to Raleigh flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Raleigh (RDU).