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).
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 17 hours. Sydney is 17 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 924 kg (2 037 pounds).
San Francisco to Sydney flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Sydney Airport (SYD).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Sydney (SYD).