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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Vancouver (YVR)

Distance from San Francisco to Vancouver (San Francisco International Airport – Vancouver International Airport) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers / 695 nautical miles.

How far is Vancouver from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 800.096 miles
  • 1287.630 kilometers
  • 695.264 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
  • 800.767 miles
  • 1288.709 kilometers
  • 695.847 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 Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Vancouver.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 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 Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″W

San Francisco to Vancouver flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Vancouver (YVR).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
800
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
800

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