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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Rochester, NY (ROC)

Flight distance from San Diego to Rochester (San Diego International Airport – Greater Rochester International Airport) is 2251 miles / 3622 kilometers / 1956 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Rochester (ROC) is 2660 miles / 4281 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

How far is Rochester from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2250.818 miles
  • 3622.340 kilometers
  • 1955.907 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
  • 2246.423 miles
  • 3615.267 kilometers
  • 1952.088 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 Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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Rochester, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 246 kg (543 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Rochester (ROC).

Distance:
2251
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2251

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