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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to San Diego (Palm Beach International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2257 miles / 3633 kilometers / 1962 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to San Diego (SAN) is 2594 miles / 4174 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and San Diego. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2257.285 miles
  • 3632.748 kilometers
  • 1961.527 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
  • 2253.300 miles
  • 3626.335 kilometers
  • 1958.064 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

San Diego, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 247 kg (545 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
2257
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2257

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