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).
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.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 260 kg (573 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Diego (SAN) → Philadelphia (PHL).