Distance from Denver, CO to San Francisco, CA

Distance

1,268 mi

Time

21 hours 45 mins

Gas Cost

$91 - $176

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There are 947.28 miles from Denver to San Francisco in west direction and 1,268 miles (2,040.65 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Denver and San Francisco are 21 hours 45 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Denver, CO to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Wendover, UT.

Please note the time difference between Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA is 1 hour. The current time in Denver is 12:05 pm and the current time in San Francisco is 11:05 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 58.72 gallons of gas to cover the route between Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Denver to San Francisco is $146.81.

During the route, an average car will release 1,150.53 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.733194 and -113.494256, or 40º 43' 59.4984" N, 113º 29' 39.3216" W. This location is 634.23 miles away from Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 10 hours 52 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Wendover, UT, situated 654.29 miles from Denver, CO and 615.03 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 10 hours 56 mins to go from Denver to Wendover and 10 hours 51 mins to go from San Francisco to Wendover.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Lakewood, CO, Arvada, CO, Westminster, CO, Thornton, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, West Valley City, UT, Reno, NV, Roseville, CA, Sacramento, CA, Fairfield, CA, Vallejo, CA, Oakland, CA, Berkeley, CA and Richmond, CA.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Denver, CO

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Small cars

From $14

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From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Denver and San Francisco

Denver

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 79°F on Wednesday.

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76° 47° 56° 41° 72° 40° 73° 50° 63° 41°
6% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 218 degrees 7 324 degrees 4 260 degrees 6 306 degrees 4 90 degrees

San Francisco

Light rain today, with temperatures rising to 81°F on Tuesday.

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Partly cloudy day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
63° 55° 67° 52° 70° 55° 79° 57° 81° 63°
47% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
9 292 degrees 7 308 degrees 4 318 degrees 4 15 degrees 5 28 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 947.28 mi 1,524.50 km 823.16 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,268 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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