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Distance between Reno, NV (RNO) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Reno to San Diego (Reno–Tahoe International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 488 miles / 786 kilometers / 424 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Reno (RNO) to San Diego (SAN) is 558 miles / 898 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Reno?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 488.190 miles
  • 785.666 kilometers
  • 424.225 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
  • 489.032 miles
  • 787.020 kilometers
  • 424.957 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″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 Reno and San Diego.

Time Difference

Reno, NV

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Reno (RNO) → San Diego (SAN).

Air miles:
488
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
488

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