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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from San Diego to Seattle (San Diego International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1050 miles / 1690 kilometers / 913 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Seattle (SEA) is 1244 miles / 2002 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 36 minutes.

San Diego – Seattle

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1050
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1690
Kilometers
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913
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1050.293 miles
  • 1690.283 kilometers
  • 912.680 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
  • 1051.515 miles
  • 1692.250 kilometers
  • 913.742 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).

How long does it take to fly from San Diego to Seattle?

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 2 hours 29 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Diego and Seattle?

There is no time difference between San Diego and Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

On average flying from San Diego to Seattle generates about 154 kg of CO2 per passenger, 154 kilograms is equal to 339 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Seattle

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to Seattle (SEA)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Delta Air Lines