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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Dallas to San Diego (Dallas Love Field – San Diego International Airport) is 1182 miles / 1902 kilometers / 1027 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to San Diego (SAN) is 1364 miles / 2195 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1181.994 miles
  • 1902.235 kilometers
  • 1027.125 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
  • 1179.514 miles
  • 1898.243 kilometers
  • 1024.969 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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 Dallas and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CST

San Diego, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1182
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1182

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