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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from San Diego to San Luis Obispo (San Diego International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 263 miles / 423 kilometers / 228 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 319 miles / 514 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from San Diego?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 262.736 miles
  • 422.833 kilometers
  • 228.311 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
  • 262.692 miles
  • 422.762 kilometers
  • 228.273 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Diego and San Luis Obispo.

Time Difference

San Diego, CA

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (140 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
263
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
263

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