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Distance between Oakland, CA (OAK) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Oakland to Los Angeles (Oakland International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 337 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Oakland (OAK) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 370 miles / 595 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

How far is Los Angeles from Oakland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 337.128 miles
  • 542.555 kilometers
  • 292.956 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
  • 337.255 miles
  • 542.760 kilometers
  • 293.067 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Oakland and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Oakland, CA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (165 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Oakland (OAK) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
337
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
337

Round trip?