The straight line distance between an East Coast city such as New York, NY from a West Coast city such as San Francisco, CA is 2,569 mi (4,133 km); by car: 2906.1 mi (4676.91 km).
It takes about 1 day 18 hours to drive from San Francisco to New York by car.
See the best driving route to go from San Francisco to New York at Maps of World - San Francisco to New York.
Find the distance between any two cities in the U.S. using Maps of World's online distance calculator.
Tip! Learn how to plan a road trip from San Francisco to New York at USA Today.