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 Daylight Time (CDT), the local time is 9:04 AM. The time zone of San Francisco is Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), the local time is 7:04 AM.

The time difference is 2 hours.

Chicago (CDT)
9:04 AM
San Francisco (PDT)
7:04 AM