# 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
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
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.

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## 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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