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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Lubbock, TX (LBB)

Flight distance from San Diego to Lubbock (San Diego International Airport – Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport) is 892 miles / 1435 kilometers / 775 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Lubbock (LBB) is 1048 miles / 1686 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).

How far is Lubbock from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 891.824 miles
  • 1435.251 kilometers
  • 774.974 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
  • 889.954 miles
  • 1432.243 kilometers
  • 773.349 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 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

B Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Lubbock is 2 hours. Lubbock is 2 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

 PST

Lubbock, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (315 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Lubbock (LBB).

Distance:
892
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
892

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