Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Sacramento?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 85.642 miles
- 137.828 kilometers
- 74.421 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
- 85.705 miles
- 137.929 kilometers
- 74.475 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Sacramento and San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sacramento (SMF) → San Francisco (SFO).