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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to San Diego (Palm Springs International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 85 miles / 137 kilometers / 74 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to San Diego (SAN) is 127 miles / 204 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 85.258 miles
  • 137.210 kilometers
  • 74.087 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
  • 85.392 miles
  • 137.425 kilometers
  • 74.203 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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

There is no time difference between Palm Springs and San Diego.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
85
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
85

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