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

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

Driving distance from Toronto (YYZ) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2636 miles / 4242 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 41 minutes.

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

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

How far is San Francisco from Toronto?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Toronto and San Francisco. 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 Toronto Pearson International Airport
City: Toronto
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YYZ
ICAO Code: CYYZ
Coordinates: 43°40′37″N, 79°37′50″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Toronto

 EDT

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Toronto (YYZ) → San Francisco (SFO).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2259

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