How far is Zurich from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Zurich. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5840.369 miles
- 9399.162 kilometers
- 5075.142 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
- 5825.806 miles
- 9375.726 kilometers
- 5062.487 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 Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 11 hours 33 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Zurich is 9 hours. Zurich is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 704 kg (1 551 pounds).
San Francisco to Zurich flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Zurich (ZRH).