How far is Washington D.C. from San Diego?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Diego and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2275.786 miles
- 3662.522 kilometers
- 1977.604 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
- 2270.989 miles
- 3654.803 kilometers
- 1973.436 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).
Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 4 hours 48 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Diego and Washington D.C. is 3 hours. Washington D.C. is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 253 kg (558 pounds).
San Diego to Washington D.C. flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Diego (SAN) → Washington D.C. (DCA).