How far is San Francisco from Zurich?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Zurich and San Francisco. 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 Zurich Airport (ZRH) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 11 hours 33 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Zurich and San Francisco is 9 hours. San Francisco is 9 hours behind Zurich.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 738 kg (1 627 pounds).
Zurich to San Francisco flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Zurich (ZRH) → San Francisco (SFO).