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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Houston to San Diego (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1313 miles / 2112 kilometers / 1141 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to San Diego (SAN) is 1482 miles / 2385 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 12 minutes.

Houston – San Diego

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1313
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2112
Kilometers
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1141
Nautical miles

How far is San Diego from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1312.589 miles
  • 2112.407 kilometers
  • 1140.608 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
  • 1310.115 miles
  • 2108.425 kilometers
  • 1138.458 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).

How long does it take to fly from Houston to San Diego?

Estimated flight time from Houston William P. Hobby Airport to San Diego International Airport is 2 hours 59 minutes.

What is the time difference between Houston and San Diego?

The time difference between Houston and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours behind Houston.
Houston time to San Diego time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and San Diego International Airport (SAN)

On average flying from Houston to San Diego generates about 168 kg of CO2 per passenger, 168 kilograms is equal to 370 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to San Diego

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

Airport information

Origin Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Houston (HOU) to San Diego (SAN)

Southwest Airlines