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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Seattle to San Luis Obispo (Seattle Boeing Field – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 853 miles / 1372 kilometers / 741 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 1021 miles / 1643 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and San Luis Obispo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 852.682 miles
  • 1372.258 kilometers
  • 740.960 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 853.672 miles
  • 1373.851 kilometers
  • 741.820 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and San Luis Obispo.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

San Luis Obispo, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (308 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
853
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
853

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