Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Toronto (YYZ)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Toronto (San Francisco International Airport – Toronto Pearson International Airport) is 2259 miles / 3636 kilometers / 1963 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Toronto (YYZ) is 2636 miles / 4242 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).

How far is Toronto from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2259.326 miles
• 3636.032 kilometers
• 1963.300 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
• 2253.900 miles
• 3627.301 kilometers
• 1958.586 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
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Toronto Pearson International Airport
City: Toronto
IATA Code: YYZ
ICAO Code: CYYZ
Coordinates: 43°40′37″N, 79°37′50″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Toronto is 3 hours. Toronto is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 247 kg (545 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Toronto (YYZ).

Distance:
2259
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2259

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