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Distance between Oakland, CA (OAK) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Oakland to Seattle (Oakland International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 671 miles / 1081 kilometers / 583 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Oakland (OAK) to Seattle (SEA) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Oakland to Seattle.

Shortest flight path between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

How far is Seattle from Oakland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 671.469 miles
  • 1080.625 kilometers
  • 583.491 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
  • 672.135 miles
  • 1081.697 kilometers
  • 584.069 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of 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 Oakland and Seattle.

Time Difference

Oakland, CA

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Seattle, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (268 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Oakland (OAK) → Seattle (SEA).

Distance:
671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
671

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