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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Charleston to San Diego (Charleston International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2150 miles / 3461 kilometers / 1869 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to San Diego (SAN) is 2437 miles / 3922 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and San Diego. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2150.289 miles
  • 3460.554 kilometers
  • 1868.550 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
  • 2145.775 miles
  • 3453.290 kilometers
  • 1864.627 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charleston and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

San Diego, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 235 kg (517 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
2150
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2150

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