Flight distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco (Los Angeles International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 337 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

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Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 380 miles / 611 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 46 minutes.



Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty"s formula (applied above)337.442 miles543.061 kilometers293.229 nautical miles

Vincenty"s formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

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Haversine formula337.523 miles543.190 kilometers293.299 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).

ALos Angeles International Airport
City:Los Angeles, CA
Country:United States
Coordinates:33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

BSan Francisco International Airport
City:San Francisco, CA
Country:United States
Coordinates:37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

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