# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Vancouver (YVR)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Vancouver (Los Angeles International Airport – Vancouver International Airport) is 1081 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Vancouver (YVR) is 1279 miles / 2059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

## How far is Vancouver from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1080.687 miles
• 1739.197 kilometers
• 939.091 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
• 1081.738 miles
• 1740.889 kilometers
• 940.005 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 Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Vancouver.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Vancouver (YVR).

Distance:
1081
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1081

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