Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Sacramento.
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).
How far is Sacramento from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Sacramento. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 85.642 miles
- 137.828 kilometers
- 74.421 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
- 85.705 miles
- 137.929 kilometers
- 74.475 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between San Francisco and Sacramento.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Sacramento (SMF).