# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Seattle (Los Angeles International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 954 miles / 1535 kilometers / 829 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA) is 1130 miles / 1818 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Seattle.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

## How far is Seattle from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 953.903 miles
• 1535.158 kilometers
• 828.919 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
• 954.993 miles
• 1536.912 kilometers
• 829.866 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
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Seattle.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (325 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Seattle (SEA).

Distance:
954
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
954

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