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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from San Diego to Philadelphia (San Diego International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 2370 miles / 3814 kilometers / 2059 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 2727 miles / 4388 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2369.883 miles
  • 3813.957 kilometers
  • 2059.372 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
  • 2364.909 miles
  • 3805.953 kilometers
  • 2055.050 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 260 kg (573 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
2370
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2370

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