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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Sydney (SYD)

Distance from San Francisco to Sydney (San Francisco International Airport – Sydney Airport) is 7417 miles / 11937 kilometers / 6445 nautical miles.

How far is Sydney from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7417.063 miles
  • 11936.605 kilometers
  • 6445.251 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
  • 7425.236 miles
  • 11949.759 kilometers
  • 6452.354 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 International Airport (SFO) to Sydney Airport (SYD) is 14 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Sydney is 19 hours. Sydney is 19 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 924 kg (2 037 pounds).

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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Map

San Francisco to Sydney flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Sydney (SYD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7417

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