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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo (Los Angeles International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 155 miles / 250 kilometers / 135 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 198 miles / 319 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 155.485 miles
  • 250.228 kilometers
  • 135.112 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
  • 155.377 miles
  • 250.055 kilometers
  • 135.019 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (106 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
155
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
155

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