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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and St Louis, MO (STL)

Flight distance from San Francisco to St Louis (San Francisco International Airport – St. Louis Lambert International Airport) is 1735 miles / 2793 kilometers / 1508 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to St Louis (STL) is 2051 miles / 3301 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL).

How far is St Louis from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1735.209 miles
  • 2792.548 kilometers
  • 1507.855 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
  • 1731.066 miles
  • 2785.881 kilometers
  • 1504.255 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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and St Louis is 2 hours. St Louis is 2 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

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St Louis, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 195 kg (430 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → St Louis (STL).

Distance:
1735
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1735

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