Distance Chicago - San Francisco

As the Crow Flies

The distance between Chicago and San Francisco is 2,989 kilometers (1,857 miles).

Chicago (Population: 2,695,598) is located in Illinois. San Francisco (Population: 805,235) is located in California. Illinois and California are both in the United States.

By Car

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The driving distance from Chicago to San Francisco is   kilometers (  miles).
The driving time is estimated to be  .

By Train

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The driving distance from Chicago to San Francisco is   kilometers (  miles).
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Time Offset

The time zone of Chicago is Central Standard Time (CST), the local time is 9:27 PM. The time zone of San Francisco is Pacific Standard Time (PST), the local time is 7:27 PM.

The time difference is 2 hours.

Chicago (CST)
9:27 PM
San Francisco (PST)
7:27 PM