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

Flight distance from Dallas to San Diego (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1171 miles / 1884 kilometers / 1017 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to San Diego (SAN) is 1355 miles / 2180 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) 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)
  • 1170.906 miles
  • 1884.390 kilometers
  • 1017.489 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
  • 1168.447 miles
  • 1880.434 kilometers
  • 1015.353 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/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″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

 CDT

San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DFW) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1171
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1171

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