Distance from Philadelphia, PA to San Francisco, CA

Distance

2,875 mi

Time

2 days 2 hours

Gas Cost

$210 - $409

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There are 2,516.77 miles from Philadelphia to San Francisco in west direction and 2,875 miles (4,626.86 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Philadelphia and San Francisco are 2 days 2 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Philadelphia, PA to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Elm Creek, NE.

Please note the time difference between Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA is 3 hours. The current time in Philadelphia is 11:06 pm and the current time in San Francisco is 8:06 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 133.09 gallons of gas to cover the route between Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $340.71.

During the route, an average car will release 2,607.47 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Philadelphia, PA 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 40.742378 and -99.376854, or 40º 44' 32.5608" N, 99º 22' 36.6744" W. This location is 1,437.35 miles away from Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 1 day 1 hour to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Elm Creek, NE, situated 1408.58 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 1472.44 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 1 day 1 hour to go from Philadelphia to Elm Creek and 1 day 1 hour to go from San Francisco to Elm Creek.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Salt Lake City, UT,West Valley City, UT,Reno, NV,Roseville, CA,Sacramento, CA,Fairfield, CA,Berkeley, CA,Richmond, CA,Oakland, CA,Omaha, NE, and Lincoln, NE.

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Philadelphia, PA

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From $14

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From $18

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Weather in Philadelphia and San Francisco

Philadelphia

Light rain today, with temperatures falling to 45°F on Thursday.

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69% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 57% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
12 276 degrees 10 265 degrees 10 210 degrees 6 321 degrees 4 328 degrees

San Francisco

Rain on Friday and Saturday, with temperatures rising to 67°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
61° 47° 64° 52° 67° 55° 67° 55° 66° 55°
8% Rain probability 31% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 23% Rain probability
0 55 degrees 2 135 degrees 5 53 degrees 2 52 degrees 3 331 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,516.77 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 2,875 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi

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