Map of flight path from Madrid to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
How far is San Diego from Madrid?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Madrid and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5855.437 miles
- 9423.412 kilometers
- 5088.235 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
- 5842.602 miles
- 9402.757 kilometers
- 5077.083 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Madrid and San Diego is 9 hours. San Diego is 9 hours behind Madrid.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 697 kg (1 537 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Madrid (MAD) → San Diego (SAN).